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November 2019

Rankin Cowen Lecture: Mahzarin R. Banaji

November 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please save the date to join us for our 5th Annual Ann Rankin Cowan Lecture on Friday, November 22nd at 3:00 pm in the FedEx Global Center’s Nelson Mandela Auditorium on UNC-Chapel Hill campus (301 Pittsboro Street). This year’s speaker in Mahzarin R. Banaji, Ph.D., a Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, the first Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, a George A. and Helen Dunham Cowan Chair…

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March 2020

PPE Society Annual Meeting

March 12, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Renaissance Pere Marquette Hotel, 817 Common Street
New Orleans, LA 70112 United States
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The Philosophy, Politics and Economics Society is an international professional organization for people interested in the issues that arise at the intersection of the disciplines of philosophy, politics and economics. Membership is open to anyone interested and is, at least currently, free. In addition to sponsoring sessions at various academic meetings, the PPE Society hosts a large annual conference in the spring. In March 2020, the meeting will again be held in the Renaissance Pere Marquette Hotel in New Orleans. A link to a call…

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Alvaro Bedoya

March 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Professor Alvaro Bedoya is the founding director of the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law, where he is also a Visiting Professor of Law and Director of the Federal Legislation Clinic. Prof. Bedoya is an expert on government surveillance and commercial data collection, with a focus on their impact on immigrants and people of color. In 2016, he co-authored The Perpetual Line-Up: Unregulated Police Face Recognition in America, the Center’s year-long investigation that revealed that most American adults are…

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National PPE Undergraduate Colloquium

March 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - March 28, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

This is an invitational colloquium that brings some of the best PPE undergraduates from around the country to Chapel Hill for two days of intensive discussion of material that has been read in advance.

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Public Lecture: Arthur C. Brooks

March 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Love Your Enemies Arthur C. Brooks is the past president of the American Enterprise Institute and, starting in July 2019, a professor of the practice at Harvard’s Kennedy School and a senior fellow at Harvard Business School.   In Harvard’s announcement of his appointment, David Gergen observed that Brooks has “developed his own, fresh voice on compassionate leadership, the importance of respectful dialogue, the role of the arts in human behavior, human flourishing, and more.” Brooks' public lecture will pursue…

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April 2020

Grant Rozeboom

April 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Grant J. Rozeboom is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration-Business Ethics. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Stanford University, where he studied ethics, moral psychology, and history of philosophy. He also taught for the University of San Francisco and Stanford Online High School. Professor Rozeboom's research is currently focused on social institutions, including workplaces, and can be used in a variety of ways. His current line of research focuses on exploring how Jean-Jacques Rousseau might consider modern social institutions…

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