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Robert D. Putnam, Professor of Public Policy, in Conversation

When Dec 09, 2015
from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where Mill Lane Lecture Room 7
Attendees All welcome
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Robert D. Putnam, Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University, is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the British Academy, and past president of the American Political Science Association. In 2006, Putnam received the Skytte Prize, the world's highest accolade for a political scientist, and in 2012, he received the National Humanities Medal. The Sunday Times has called him “the most influential academic in the world today” and his books Making Democracy Work and Bowling Alone are among the most cited publications in the social sciences worldwide in the last half century.

 

Professor Putnam will be talking about his research and its policy relevance for the UK today. 

Part of the Department of Sociology Seminar Series.

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