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Conversations on Memory: Literature, Neuroscience, History

General Programming

dateNovember 19, 2013 timeTuesday, 6:30pm EST location The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium, Columbia University
  • Committee on Global Thought

The Committee on Global Thought presents Orhan Pamuk, Joseph LeDoux, and Partha Chatterjee in an interdisciplinary conversation bringing perspectives from literature, neuroscience, and history to explore the ways in which we understand, think about, and study the past.

Orhan Pamuk, Nobel Prize-winning author of The Museum of Innocence, Istanbul, and Creator of the Museum of Innocence in Istanbul
Joseph LeDoux, Neuroscientist and researcher on memory and emotion, Author of The Emotional Brain and Synaptic Self
Partha Chatterjee, Political theorist and historian, Author of A Princely Impostor? and The Black Hole of Empire

Moderated by Carol Gluck

Inaugurating the international collaborative research project of the Committee on Global Thought: The Politics of Difficult Pasts: Memory in Global Context.

Free and open to the public. First-come, first-seated.

  • Orhan Pamuk Robert Yik-Fong Tam Professor of the Humanities Columbia University
  • Joseph LeDoux Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science New York University
  • Partha Chatterjee Professor of Anthropology Columbia University
  • Carol Gluck George Sansom Professor of History and Professor of East Asian Language and Cultures Columbia University