A demographer and sociologist whose work focuses on population health will serve as the next director of the Center for Policy Research (CPR), the oldest interdisciplinary social science research program at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Shannon…
German Reading 2018
1) Robert Menasse: “Die Hauptstadt” (Suhrkamp Berlin, 2017). Winner of the Preis des deutschen Buchhandels 2017. The novel follows seven European citizens in Brussels whose decisions influence each other even when they do not encounter each other directly.
2) Joachim Radkau: “Geschichte der Zukunft. Prognosen, Visionen, Irrungen in Deutschland von 1945 bis heute” (Hanser Berlin 2017.) The author connects the German recent past with its immediate future.
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