Date | May, 2018
Heilbroner Center co-Director Julia Ott.

Co-Director Julia Ott Honored By the American Alliance of Museums

Congratulations to our co-director Julia Cathleen Ott, who served on the Scholars Committee for the Museum of the City of New York’s award-winning exhibit, New York at Its Core. New York at Its Core was recently named the number 1 exhibit nationally by the American Alliance of Museums. The exhibit won the American Alliance of […]

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2018-2019 Faculty Research Fellowships

The Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies is pleased to invite faculty in any discipline at the New School for Social Research to apply for a fellowship of up to $5660 to support research and writing during the 2018-2019 academic year (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019). Proposals should provide a one-page explanation […]

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2018-2019 Graduate Student Fellowships

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dissertation and Thesis Fellowships The Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies is pleased to invite doctoral and master’s candidates in any discipline at the New School for Social Research to apply for a fellowship to support dissertation or thesis research and writing during the 2018-2019 academic year. Students may be considered for one […]

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Transparency and the Factory Farm: Agritourism and Counter-Activism at Fair Oaks Farms

Congratulations to former graduate fellow Jan [], whose essay “Transparency and the Factory Farm: Agritourism and Counter-Activism at Fair Oaks Farms,” is now forthcoming from Gastronomica! The abstract is reproduced below. Read more here. “The American meat industry has a fraught relationship with the visibility of its operations and the public narrative about its treatment of […]

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Biofinance: Biological foundations of capital imaginaries

Biofinance Biological foundations of capital imaginaries This post was originally published on Public Seminar. To see the original article, click here.  Capitalism has been the subject of too many conflicting definitions for any of the claims that follow to have any purchase on truth — understood as an adequation to the real. Beneath the numerous disagreements, […]

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Courage Before the Break

Courage Before the Break Agnes Heller’s Theory of “Radical Needs” Revisited by Max L. Feldman This article was first published on Public Seminar. See the original posting here. “Good persons exist, how are they possible?” With this question, inimitable Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller outlines her philosophical territory. As readers of critical theory, it is hard to […]

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Is Amartya Sen the 21st Century’s ‘Great Critic’ of Capitalism?

Is Amartya Sen 21st Century’s ‘Great Critic’ of Capitalism? A response to Tim Rogan This article was first published by Public Seminar. The original post can be found here. Tim Rogan, in an essay recently published by Aeon, claims that Amartya Sen is the “Century’s Great Critic of Capitalism.” He states that Sen deserves this attribute because of […]

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Trump’s Bottling of Old Wine

Trump’s Bottling of Old Wine Can we finally lose our bipartisan taste for workfare? The following article was first published by Public Seminar. See the original posting here.  It is tempting to see President Trump’s executive order directing his agencies to find ways to require work as a condition for receiving means-tested benefits as another example […]

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Former Fellow Rachel Sherman

Former Faculty Fellow and “Uneasy Street” Author Rachel Sherman Named 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Please congratulate former Heilbroner Center Faculty Fellow and Uneasy Street author Rachel Sherman on being named 2018’s Andrew Carnegie Fellow! The following report was originally published on New School News. In her critically acclaimed 2017 book, Uneasy Street: the Anxieties of Affluence, Rachel Sherman spoke with 50 affluent New Yorkers to examine their lifestyle choices and their understanding […]

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Grauate Fellow Amanda Zadorian

Graduate Fellow Amanda Zadorian Named Postdoctoral Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, Moscow

Please congratulate our Graduate Fellow Amanda Zadorian on her upcoming postdoctoral fellowship at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow. For more information, click here. 

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