Social Research Events

The Center for Public Scholarship also hosts smaller public events. We sometimes have evening launch events for Social Research issues that feature authors or speakers inspired by the issue theme. We also host events for Endangered Scholars Worldwide.  Check out some of our events below.

July 28, 2020

Please join us for a two part webinar series entitled “In Time of Plague, 2020: COVID-19.” The webinar series is associated with the reissuing of our Summer 1988 Social Research issue, “In Time of Plague: The History and Consequences of Lethal Epidemic Diseases,” with...

October 16, 2019

Please join us at a panel discussion among some of the authors of the Spring 2019 issue of Social Research: An International Quarterly, POLITICAL TRANSITIONS REVISITED (86:1), which looks at transitions away from democracy in various places around the world.

Thursday, N...

July 26, 2018

Thu, September 6, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011 The New University in Exile Consortium, (New UIE Consortium), is an initiative created by The New School to confront today’s surging threats to scholars around the world. The New UIE Co...

Friday, November 18th
6 – 8 PM

The New School
U L104
63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003

Join us after the panel for a wine and cheese reception in the Events Cafe just outside the lecture hall.

The Center for Public Scholarship and Endangered Scholars Worldwide will...

Endangered Scholars Worldwide, in collaboration with  Scholars at Risk and  University of New Orleans Press, presented an evening panel discussion of China’s higher education system, its goals, and its challenges. The discussion reflected on the government’s aspiration...

April 9, 2015

Peter Wittig, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States 

Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice at Harvard's Kennedy School; Canadian writer, teacher, and former politician; author of many books, including The Lesser Evil: Pol...

February 20, 2014

On the occasion of the publication of Humanities and Public Life by Fordham University

Press, a panel of scholars discuss how to defend and even talk about the humanities without succumbing to the instrumentalist language of their detractors (measuring outcomes and deli...

January 30, 2014

The University in Exile was created by The New School’s first President, Alvin Johnson, as a haven for scholars whose lives and careers were threatened in Germany in 1933, when the Nazi Party came to power and acted to expel all Jews and political opponents from German...

November 13, 2013

Wednesday November 13, 2013.

Panel discussion about the imprisonment and persecution of students and scholars in Iran, co-sponsored by Amnesty International with additional support from the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran and Scholars at Risk 

October 7, 2013

After more than two years of war and civil unrest, Syria's higher education sector is facing a severe crisis, with educational and research facilities decimated, intellectual production and scientific research put on hold, and thousands of students' education interrupt...

Endangered Scholars Worldwide Event
February 6, 2013


This University in Exile Endangered Scholars Worldwide event (fourth in the series) featured Chen Guangcheng, the activist lawyer recently permitted to leave China who is currently a visiting scholar at New York Uni...

December 3, 2012

A panel of university and college presidents discuss how tuition-dependent private institutions can respond effectively to the enormous economic challenges they are confronting without compromising the quality of the education they provide.

Video from The Future of High...

September 9, 2012

Experts discussed what is likely to occur in Egypt following the recent presidential election, under Mohamed Morsi's stewardship. What is next? What is the future role of the military, the media, the Islamic doctrine, the status of women?


Hazem Fahmy, UNDESA


April 28, 2012

April 28, 2012

The Spring 2012 issue of Social Research: An International Quarterly (79:1) was launched by a panel discussion with well-known humorists and journalists Tim Carvell (The Daily Show), Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning), Victor S. Navasky (The Nation)...

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