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The Stanley Hoffmann Annual Lecture on France and the World


Stanley Hoffmann

On March 6, 2020 the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) will inaugurate the Stanley Hoffmann Annual Lecture on France and the World. This lecture honors the intellectual legacy of Stanley Hoffmann, Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard University and founding chairman of CES, a prolific academic and brilliant lecturer, who left a deep mark on contemporary understandings of Europe and international relations.

The inaugural lecture will be held by Thomas Piketty, professor at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS) and the Paris School of Economics, who will discuss his new book "Capital and Ideology." For details see the event listing below.


Lecture Calendar

Capital and Ideology: An Address by Thomas Piketty The Stanley Hoffmann Annual Lecture on France and the World - A CES 50th Anniversary Event — Capital and Ideology: An Address by Thomas Piketty
March 6, 2020
5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Thomas Piketty – Professor, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS) and the Paris School of Economics.
  • Welcome Remarks by Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government & CES Director, Harvard University
  • Opening Remarks by Louise Richardson – Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford & CES Senior Fellow, Harvard University
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies & CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University
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