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This discussion, held on Tuesday October 19, 2010, focused on Eric Foner's new book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. The panel included Ira Berlin, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, David Brion Davis, Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University, and Robin Blackburn, Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex, UK.

Renowned author Jamaica Kincaid gave a reading, followed by an interview with Saidiya Hartman, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

Salman Rushdie, David Ignatius, Michael Schudson, and Lee C. Bollinger spoke on issues related to President Bollinger's recent book, Uninhibited, Robust, and Wide-Open: A Free Press for a New Century. Michael Doyle chaired the discussion.

Salman Rushdie, David Ignatius, Michael Schudson, and Lee C. Bollinger spoke on issues related to President Bollinger's recent book, Uninhibited, Robust, and Wide-Open: A Free Press for a New Century, on Wednesday, April 14, 2010. Michael Doyle chaired. 

Marx or Keynes or…?

March 31, 2010

This talk featured David Harvey, Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York (CUNY); Prabhat Patnaik, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Duncan Foley, Leo Model Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research; and Perry Mehrling, Professor of Economics at Barnard College. Chairing was Sanjay Reddy, Professor of Economics, Barnard College.

This talk addressed the question "Marx or Keynes?" on March 31, 2010. It featured David Harvey, Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York (CUNY); Prabhat Patnaik, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Duncan Foley, Leo Model Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research; and Perry Mehrling, Professor of Economics at Barnard College. Serving as discussant was Sanjay Reddy, Professor of Economics, Barnard College.

"The Continuing Financial Crisis: Perspectives from the North and the South" featured Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laurette and University Professor at Columbia University; Prabhat Patnaik, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Founder and Chair of International Development Economics Associates and Board member of the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development, Geneva; and Justin Yifu Lin, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank.

This talk on "Taking Stock of the Financial Crisis" on March 25, 2010 featured Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laurette and University Professor at Columbia University; Prabhat Patnaik, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; and Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Founder and Chair of International Development Economics Associates and Board member of the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development, Geneva, and Justin Yifu Lin, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank.