Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity

General Programming

April 4, 2018 Wednesday, 4:15pm EDT Butler Library, Room 523, Columbia University
  • Center for the Study of Social Difference
  • The Department of History
  • Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy
  • Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Columbia University Press
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated

Panel to celebrate the publication of Democracy and the Welfare State, edited by Alice Kessler-Harris and Maurizio Vaudagna. The research of CSSD working group Social Justice After the Welfare State inspired the creation of this book.

  • Presenter Alice Kessler-Harris R. Gordon Hoxie Professor Emerita of American History Columbia University
  • Presenter Maurizio Vaudagna Professor of Contemporary History, Emeritus University of Eastern Piedmont
  • Presenter Volker Berghahn Seth Low Professor of History Columbia University
  • Presenter Yasmine Ergas Associate Director Institute for the Study of Human Rights
  • Presenter Linda Gordon Professor of History New York University
  • Presenter Frances Fox Piven Distinguished Professor of Political Science The Graduate Center, CUNY