“An End to Poverty?”

Wednesday, November 9, 2005  6:15pm Roone Arledge Cinema, Lerner Hall


No registration required

Free and open to the public

First come, first seated

Some of the greatest economists and social theorists in the world will discuss one of the most pressing questions in the world: Can we and how can we end world poverty? Jeffrey Sachs, Amartya Sen, Gareth Stedman Jones, Emma Rothschild, Eric Foner, and Joseph Stiglitz will speak. No tickets or reservations necessary. Seating, which is first come first served, is limited. Doors will open at 5:30pm. In the event that the auditorium is filled, this event will be simulcast in Altschul Auditorium on the 4th floor of The International Affairs Building.


  • Jeffrey Sachs

    Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management

    Columbia University

  • Amartya Sen

    Thomas W. Lamont University Professor

    Harvard University

  • Gareth Stedman Jones

    Professor of Political Science

    University of Cambridge

  • Emma Rothschild

    Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History, Director of the Joint Center for History and Economics

    Harvard University

  • Eric Foner

    DeWitt Clinton Professor of History

    Columbia University

  • Joseph E. Stiglitz

    University Professor

    Columbia University


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