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A presentation by Liliane Weissberg on three postcards from Walter Benjamin's collection.
Development economist Jeffrey Sachs discusses a strategy for a new multilateralism to maintain peace, prosperity, and environmental sustainability.
Writers Paul La Farge, Jan Brandt, and moderator Simone Schröder discuss fiction, fact, and the disorderly present
Scholars at the American Academy reflect on the pandemic and its meanings
A discussion between cultural and literary historian Liliane Weissberg and artist Jo Baer.
Cultural anthropologists Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe discuss Icelandic glaciers, grief, and, of course, Björk.
Carolyn Chen presents ideas for her newest work.
Moira Fradinger on Argentina and the gender revolution.
George Steinmetz asks how knowledge can shape imperial politics.