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Deadline: July 15
Lucianne Walkowicz Named Fifth Chair in Astrobiology
As the fifth Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology, Lucianne Walkowicz she began her tenure October 1, 2017, and will be in residence for 12 months. Walkowicz will work on a project titled “Fear of a Green Planet: Inclusive Systems of Thought for Human Exploration of Mars.”
The Kluge Prize
The Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity recognizes individuals whose outstanding scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has shaped both public affairs and civil society. The Prize is ordinarily a $1 million award. View winners
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Thursday, April 26, 4 PM
Lecture: "Big Data and Democracy: How Information Technology is shaping Politics and Participation," with Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Dr. Martin Hilbert.
Wednesday, May 9, 12 PM
Lecture: "Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy," with Kluge Director Dr. John Haskell and Anne Applebaum.
Tuesday, May 21, 4 PM
Lecture: "The Future of Political Parties." Kluge Director John Haskell will moderate a bipartisan panel that includes political scientist Seth Masket, the incoming Kluge Chair on American Law and Governance; National Affairs Editor Yuval Levin; and Brookings Senior Fellow Elaine Kamarck.
Tuesday, May 22, 4 PM
Book Talk: Dr. Bruce Jentleson discusses his new book, "The Peacemakers."
Wednesday, May 30, 4 PM
EU Month of Culture: “Defining Italian Cultural Identity in American Urban Centers through Opera from Mass Migration to World War II,” with Kluge Center Director Dr. John Haskell and Dr. Davide Ceriani.
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