Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity

Wednesday, April 4, 2018  4:15pm Butler Library, Room 523

Panel to celebrate the publication of Democracy and the Welfare State, edited by Alice Kessler-Harris and Maurizio Vaudagna.  The research of CSSD working group Social Justice After the Welfare State inspired the creation of this book.


  • Presenter

    Alice Kessler-Harris

    R. Gordon Hoxie Professor Emerita of American History

    Columbia University

  • Presenter

    Maurizio Vaudagna

    Professor of Contemporary History, Emeritus

    University of Eastern Piedmont

  • Presenter

    Volker Berghahn

    Seth Low Professor of History

    Columbia University

  • Presenter

    Yasmine Ergas

    Associate Director

    Institute for the Study of Human Rights

  • Presenter

    Linda Gordon

    Professor of History

    New York University

  • Presenter

    Frances Fox Piven

    Distinguished Professor of Political Science

    The Graduate Center, CUNY


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