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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions was pleased to welcome:  Sophus Reinert Harvard Business School “The Way to Wealth Around the World:Benjamin Franklin and the Globalization of American Capitalism”    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 4:00PM   Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS), Room 401    Professor Reinert spoke about the surprising reach of Benjamin Franklin’s classic self-help book and its role in configuring global capitalism. He is the author of the pathbreaking and multiple award-winning monograph, Translating Empire: Emulation and the Origins of Political Economy ( More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce its upcoming lecture:  War and the Fabric of Israeli Democracy   Ran Halévi Director of Research at the CNRS and Professor at the Raymond Aron Center for Political Studies   Thursday, October 29th at 4:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 208   Co-Sponsored by the Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism (YPSA) and the Whitney Humanities Center.    For inquiries related to the lecture, please contact the YCRI director Steven Smith (steven.smith More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce its upcoming lecture:  The Currency of Cooperation: Charles Macune and the Social Meaning of Money in the Farmers’ Alliance   Jeffrey Sklansky University of Illinois-Chicago   Thursday, October 15th at 4:30pm HGS 401   For inquiries related to the lecture, please contact the organizer, Ariel Ron (ariel.ron@yale.edu).  More...
The YCRI is pleased to announce an upcoming lecture to celebrate Constitution Day.    In conjunction with the Political Theory Workshop, YCRI will host George Thomas, Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College. He will offer a paper on “Religious Liberty, Same-Sex Marriage, and Public Accommodations.”  The lecture will take on Wednesday, September 23rd from 4:15-6:00pm in Rosenkranz Hall, Room 202. A reception will follow.  More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions would like to announce its upcoming symposium: Empire and Revolution: The Political Thought of Edmund Burke Thursday, September 10th, 2015 1:45 PM - 6:30 PM Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St., Room 208 For related inquires, please contact the organizer, Yiftah Elazar (yiftah.elazar@mail.huji.ac.il)   Schedule   1:45-2:00 Opening Remarks  STEVEN SMITH, Yale University   2:00-4:00 Political More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions would like to announce its upcoming conference: Revolution, Dissent, and Democracy: The Political Thought of Richard Price Friday, September 11th - Saturday, September 12th, 2015 Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St., Room 208 For related inquires, please contact the organizer, Yiftah Elazar (yiftah.elazar@mail.huji.ac.il)   Schedule   Friday, September 11, 2015    09:00-09:45  Breakfast & More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions in conjunction with the Jack Miller Center seek to appoint a Post-doctoral Associate for a period of one year, commencing July 1, 2015.  Preference will be given to candidates working on aspects of the political and theoretical foundations of representative government in the Atlantic world from 1650-1850. The Post-doctoral associate will be expected to teach one course per term, to participate in an annual summer institute, to assist in the organization of conferences, speaker series, and symposia, and to produce a final synthetic More...

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