Michele Lamont: Rethinking Open Society

Type: 
Lecture
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Open to the Public
Building: 
Nador u. 15
Room: 
Auditorium A
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 5:30pm
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Date: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

BIO | Michèle Lamont is Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies and the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies at Harvard University. She serves as the 108th President of the American Sociological Association in 2016-2017. She is also the recipient of the 2017 Erasmus prize for her contributions to the social sciences in Europe and the rest of the world. A cultural and comparative sociologist, Lamont is the author of a dozen books and edited volumes and close to one hundred articles and chapters on a range of topics including culture and inequality, racism and stigma, academia and knowledge, social change and successful societies, and qualitative methods.

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