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Published February 5, 2021

Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century

Recorded on February 3, 2021, this video features a Matrix Distinguished Lecture by Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University and Director of Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics.

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Published September 29, 2020

The Code of Capital

A Matrix Distinguished Lecture by Katharina Pistor provided an overview of her book, The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality.

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Published March 20, 2020

Alexandra Gillies, “Crude Intentions”

Recorded on March 4, 2020, this video features a lecture by Alexandra Gillies, an expert on oil-sector corruption and author of the book "Crude Intentions: How Oil Sector Corruption Contaminates the World."

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Published January 28, 2020

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: Race for Profit

In a Matrix Distinguished Lecture, Princeton professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor explained how banks and the real estate industry have undermined black homeownership.

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Published March 22, 2019

The Rise of Illiberal Governance: Comparing Viktor Orban and Donald Trump

Recorded on March 4, 2019, this video presents the Social Science Matrix Distinguished Lecture, "The Rise of Illiberal Governance: Comparing Viktor Orban and Donald Trump," by John Shattuck.

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Published November 28, 2018

The New Research Compact: Social Science Partnerships for the Common Good

In this Matrix Distinguished Lecture recorded on November 15, 2019, Alondra Nelson, President of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, discussed findings from a recent SSRC report and assessed the myriad challenges and threats facing social science research.

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Published April 9, 2018

Human Rights in the Neoliberal Maelstrom

On March 15, 2018, Social Science Matrix was honored to host Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History at Yale University, for a lecture entitled "Human Rights in the Neoliberal Maelstrom," drawing from his recently published book Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World.

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Published February 6, 2018

Craig Calhoun, “Cosmopolitanism and Belonging”

On January 31, 2018, Craig Calhoun, President of the Berggruen Institute and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics, presented the UC Berkeley Social Science Matrix Distinguished Lecture, "Cosmopolitanism and Belonging."

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Published May 22, 2017

An Orderly Mess: Helga Nowotny

View the video of the 2017 Social Science Matrix Distinguished Lecture, presented by Helga Nowotny, Professor emerita of Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich, and a founding member of the European Research Council.

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