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[Seminar] “Why did political meritocracy fail in Western societies?”(May 19)

■Date & Time

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 14:00-16:00

■Venue

Lecture Room on B-1, Bldg.26 (Okuma Memorial Tower), Waseda Campus

■Title

”Why did political meritocracy fail in Western societies?”

■Speaker

James Hankins (Professor of History, Harvard University)

Renaissance intellectual history. Main research interests are the history of Renaissance political thought, history of philosophy, and history of the classical tradition. Founder and General Editor of the I Tatti Renaissance Library (Harvard University Press). Currently finishing a monograph entitled, The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists.

Selected Publications:

Plato in the Italian Renaissance, 2vols, Brill, 1990; Renaissance Civic Humanism (Editor), Cambridge University Press, 2000; The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Philosophy (editor), Cambridge University Press, 2007.

■Organizer

Keiichiro Atsumi (Waseda University)

■Language

English (Japanese translation not available)

■Audience

Students, Faculty, Staff, Researcher, and General Public

■Admission

Free

■Contact

Institute for Advanced Social Sciences: iass@list.waseda.jp

TGU Global Asia Studies office: globalasia-office@list.waseda.jp

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Dates
  • 0519

    SAT
    2018

Place

Lecture Room on B-1, Bldg.26 (Okuma Memorial Tower), Waseda Campus

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Thu, 26 Apr 2018

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