Professor Danielle Allen, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Posted on 03/18/2013 | in Events, News | by

Allen1On 16th April Professor Danielle Allen from the Institute of Advanced Study in Princetoncame to Sheffield to give aLIVEDIFFERENCE public lecture. She presented on the the topic “Beyong Integration: Building a Connected Society”.

Professor Allen is author of Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education (2004), The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens (2000), Why Plato Wrote (2010), and Why the Declaration of Independence Matters (forthcoming).

Allen is a frequent public lecturer and regular guest on public radio in the US to discuss issues of citizenship, as well as an occasional contributor on similar subjects to the Washington Post, Boston Review, Democracy, Cabinet, and The Nation. She was recently featured in the New Statesman Magazine, advised President Obama and has been advising Ed Miliband recently on the future of Labour policy.

The event was chaired by Professor Richard Phillips

The slides of her powerpoint presentation are available here

We are hoping to get a podcast of the lecture up on the site very soon.