• Video: "Radical Markets" Panel Discussion

    Matrix was honored to host a panel discussion featuring E. Glen Weyl, principal researcher at Microsoft and visiting senior research scholar in economics and law at Yale University. The panel focused on Weyl's book, Radical Markets (co-authored with Eric Posner), which introduces provocative ideas on how to use markets to tame monopoly, lessen inequality, and enhance inclusiveness.

  • Social Science Fest / Matrix Open House

    On May 1, members of the UC Berkeley Social Science community came together for the Social Science Fest / Matrix Open House. Watch the video of Dean Carla Hesse presenting Distinguished Teaching Awards and Distinguished Service Awards to four faculty members in the Division of Social Sciences.

  • Video: Samuel Moyn, "Human Rights in the Neoliberal Maelstrom"

    Watch the video of "Human Rights in the Neoliberal Maelstrom," a lecture delivered on March 15, 2018 by Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History at Yale University. Drawing from his recently published book Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World, Professor Moyn took on the debate about how to conceptualize the relationship between human rights and neoliberal globalization.

  • Video: Threatened Scholars Panel

    In this presentation, recorded on February 27, 2018, panelists discuss the various types of threats facing scholars around the world, as well as as solutions that have been developed by governments, academic institutions, and non-governmental organizations, including Scholars at Risk, which works to protect threatened scholars and promote academic freedom around the world.