Professor Arjun Appadurai, Goddard Professor in Media, Culture and Communication, New York University
The Future of Sovereignty
Date: Thursday, 8 March 2018
Time: 6 pm
Venue: H.204, Humanities Institute Seminar Room
Arjun Appadurai is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at Humboldt University (Berlin) and a Senior Fellow at the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin). He is the author of numerous books and articles on globalization, violence and on the politics of the future. His most recent book is Banking on Words; The Failure of Language in the Age of Derivative Finance (Chicago, 2015). He is a member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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