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The Alternate-Reality Games that Teach Kids the Cause and Effect of Their Circumstances

October 8, 2014

Gamemakers at the University of Chicago tackle issues facing teens in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods--and teach them stem skills.

The History Manifesto

October 8, 2014

Written by David Armitage, 2014-2015 Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellow, The History Manifesto is a call to arms to historians and everyone interested in the role of history in contemporary society. 

Jonathan Lear named Roman Family Director of Neubauer Collegium

October 6, 2014

Philosopher Jonathan Lear succeeds David Nirenberg, the Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor in Social Thought and Medieval History, who has led the Neubauer Collegium from its founding in 2012, and was named dean of the Social Sciences Division in June. 

Why politicians need historians

October 6, 2014

Few policymakers today seem interested in lessons from the past. Their short-termism will fail to tackle the new ‘megatrends’

By David Armitage, 2014-2015 Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellow

Cultural heritage and violence in the Middle East

October 4, 2014

When people are dying in their thousands, why should we care about the destruction of artifacts? Cultural violence has long been a component in the obliteration of communities; it legitimates the denial of diversity and makes them much harder to rebuild.

By Fiona Rose-Greenland (Associate Research Director, Neubauer Collegium) and Fatma Müge Göçek 

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Emmanuel Saez | Income and Wealth Inequality: Evidence and Policy Implications

A lecture inaugurating the Roman Family Directorship of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society.

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