We believe the diverse crises facing humanity call for fundamental changes, not just of policies and socioeconomic structures, but also at the level of thought.
Our research program is animated by the idea of modernity as an age of transition towards a future world society—one that will emerge not through the universalization of any existing way of life, but rather through the sustained, creative, and complexly interacting contributions of all the diverse cultures and peoples of the world.
Saturday, November 6 at 3pm EST
Panel discussion featuring Roberto Chiotti Phillip Tabb Susan Jones Hossein Amanat
Thursday, February 3 at 3pm EST
Panel discussion featuring David Leatherbarrow Michael Benedikt Vanessa Avery
Joan Soranno: Lakewood Cemetery Mausoleum in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Panel discussion featuring Karla Britton Frances Halsband Jay M. Price Thomas Fisher
Akeel Bilgrami and Charles Taylor
Secularism and the Political Culture of Modern Societies
Seyla Benhabib and Kwame Anthony Appiah
The Future of Cosmopolitanism
Joseph Chan and David Wong
Confucianism and Modern Political Thought
Lawrence Blum and Derik Smith
Oneness and Difference in the Discourse on Race