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National Undergraduate PPE Colloquium 2024

Hosted by Duke University, in collaboration with UNC PPE. This is an invitational colloquium that brings some of the best PPE undergraduates from around the country to Durham, NC for two days of intensive discussion of material that has been … Read more

PPE Speaker Series: “Angry Populist Politics: Why It Is Happening and What to Do About It” with Ian Shapiro (Yale)

University Room, Hyde Hall University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

  Abstract: Since 2016, there has been a dramatic erosion of support for establishment candidates and parties in favor of populist and even anti-system ones in many countries. Why? Ian Shapiro will answer that question, explain why many proposed remedies … Read more

PPE Speaker Series: “Algorithmic Fairness” with Brian Hedden (ANU)

Gardner 08 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill

Abstract: Predictive algorithms are playing an increasingly prominent role in society, being used to predict recidivism, loan repayment, job performance, and so on. With this increasing influence has come an increasing concern with the ways in which they might be unfair … Read more

Sponsored Event: Building Democracies in Times of Populism and Polarization – The 2024 Adams Symposium Keynote

Kenan Conference Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School Kenan Drive, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

How can we overcome the distrust of democratic institutions if we promote populist or technocratic assumptions that threaten the democratic commitment to inclusion? How do proposals for citizen assemblies or citizen participation reinforce populist or technocratic aims that will further … Read more