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One Scholar On Similarities, Substantial Differences Between Trump And Hitler / NPR Here & Now

December 19, 2016

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Daniel Ziblatt (@dziblatt), professor of government at Harvard University and author of the forthcoming book "Conservative Parties and the Birth of Modern Democracy in Europe," about Hitler's rise to power in 1930s Germany, and whether the comparisons Read more about One Scholar On Similarities, Substantial Differences Between Trump And Hitler / NPR Here & Now

Prof. Jennifer Hochschild

Jennifer Hochschild on Race in America podcast by Social Science Bites

December 1, 2016

http://www.socialsciencespace.com/2016/12/jennifer-hochschild-race-america/

Between a series of high-profile shootings of black men by police and the election of Donald Trump by a bifurcated electorate, the racial divide in the United States has achieved a renewed public prominence. While discussion of this divide had faded since the election of Barack Obama, it’s an issue that has always been at the forefront of the scholarship of Harvard’s Jennifer Hochschild.

 

Susan Pharr wins the 2016 Japan Foundation Award

August 31, 2016

Susan Pharr  is to receive the Japan Foundation Award for 2016, which recognizes individuals who through their artistic contribution or scholarship, along with their  work in promoting intellectual and cultural exchanges,  contribute to building ties between Japan and the rest of the world.

Previous awardees include Senator William Fulbright, originator of the Fulbright Program;  Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Seiji Ozawa; and writer Haruki Murakami. Scholars who have received the award include John Whitney Hall, Yale; Ronald Dore, Imperial College; Arthur Stockwin, Oxford; and Read more about Susan Pharr wins the 2016 Japan Foundation Award

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