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Dark Ghettos

Dark Ghettos and the Articulation of Race and Capitalism

Political theorist Adom Getachew will moderate a discussion between Harvard philosopher Tommie Shelby and Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies Faculty Fellow Michael Dawson of the University of Chicago. Shelby and Dawson will discuss what implications an analysis of the intersection of race and capitalism have for the argument Shelby advanced in his book Dark Ghettos.   The event will take place on Thursday, November […]

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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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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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Collective Imaginations of Capitalism: A Graduate Student Symposium

Please join us for The Heilbroner Center’s annual graduate symposium, coming up on April 13th, 2018, in the Wolff Conference Room, 6 E. 16th Street. This year’s theme is Collective Imaginations of Capitalism. The conference is organized and presented by the Heilbroner Center’s graduate fellows. The schedule is as follows:  11:00 AM: Breakfast 11:30 AM: […]

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Spring 2018 Sociology Lecture Series

Please join our colleagues at NSSR’s Sociology department for their upcoming Spring 2018 Lecture series! All lectures will be held in the Wolff Conference Room, 1103, 6 East 16th Street. See you there!  

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Our Colleague Darrick Hamilton

Darrick Hamilton Confronts Inequality Through Economics

The following article was originally published on New School News.  “The first week of 2018 was a busy one for Darrick Hamilton, one of the country’s leading stratification economists. At the start of the new year, he traveled to the American Economic Association conference in Philadelphia to make a presentation on baby bond accounts, his […]

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The Argument for Ditching the 401(k) and Starting Over

Heilbroner Colleague and Economics Professor Teresa Ghilarducci was recently featured in a new article from Bloomberg, “The Argument for Ditching the 401(k) and Starting Over.” Read the full article here.

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