IAS Distinguished Lecture Series

We are happy to announce that Institute for Advanced Study launches a Distinguished Lecture Series on Inequality and Poverty in Fall 2010 and Spring 2011. Scholars and experts on these topics are invited to give us a series of lectures. Details are as follows:


IAS-SOCIAL SCIENCE DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES ON
INEQUALITY AND POVERTY, 2010-2011
Date Speaker Topic
May 26, 2011 Prof. Ivan Szelenyi

William Graham Sumner Professor of Sociology
Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Foundation Dean of Social Sciences, New York University, Abu Dhabi
Fellow, American Academy of
How to become a billionaire? Research on the new rich in Central Europe, Russia and China
March 21, 2011 Prof. Jeffrey G. Williamson

Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Harvard University
Trade and Poverty: When the Third World Fall Behind
March 7, 2011 Prof. Yu Xie

Otis Dudley Duncan Distinguished University Professor of Sociology and Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Research Professor in the Survey Research Center and the Population Studies Cen
American Science on the Decline?
February 17, 2011 Prof. David Grusky

Professor of Sociology, Stanford University
Director, Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University
Market Failure and the Spectacular Rise in Inequality
December 16, 2010 Prof. Donald Treiman

Visiting Professor, HKUST
Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, UCLA
TBA
October 29, 2010 Prof. Donald Treiman

Visiting Professor, HKUST
Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, UCLA
The ‘Difference Between Heaven and Earth’: Urban-rural Disparities in Health and Well-being in China
August 3, 2010 Prof. Robert Hauser

Vilas Research Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Member of the US National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the US National Academy of Educat
IQ, Gender, and Mortality in the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study