2016-2017 Seminars

Fall 2016

 October 3: 
Title of talk: Spontaneous Emergence of Social Conventions: An Experimental Study of Cultural Evolution
Damon Centola, Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Network Dynamics Group

► October 24: 
Title of talk: The Structure of the Situation Is a Network of Attention 
David Stark, Arthur Lehman Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

► November 7:
Title of talk: Intergroup Contact and Competing Allegiances in a Complex World
Sarah K. Cowen, Assistant Professor of Sociology, New York University

► November 28:
Title of talk: Explaining Unequal Returns to Social Capital Among Entrepreneurs
Mabel Abraham, Assistant Professor of Management, Columbia Business School

Spring 2017

► February 27: 
Title of talk: Institutions, Precarious Work and Inequality
Arne Kalleberg, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and 2016-2017 Visiting Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation

► March 27: 
Title of talk: Doing Wealth Inequality in the Family
Céline Bessiére, Sociology, Paris-Dauphine University and 2016-2017 Visiting Scholar, Institute for Advanced Study