United States, 1941
political scientist

Robert D. Putnam

Robert D. Putnam is the Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard. Educated at Swarthmore, Oxford and Yale, he is the recipient of the Skytte Prize, the world’s highest accolade for a political scientist, and the National Humanities Medal, America’s highest honour for contributions to the humanities. He has written fourteen books, including the prize-winning American Grace. How Religion Divides and Unites Us (with David Campbell, 2010) and the bestselling Bowling Alone. The Collapse and Revival of the American Community (2000). His most recent book, Our Kids. The American Dream in Crisis (2015), examines increasing inequality of opportunity in America.

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Nexus Conference 2015

Waiting for the Barbarians

14 November 2015 9.45 - 16.00 National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam


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