Friday, November 30, 2018
Harold Pratt House, 58 East 68th Street at Park Avenue | New York, NY 10065
Cocktail Reception at 4:30 p.m. | Lecture at 5:30 p.m.
On November 30, 2018, the Social Science Research Council, in collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Study, awarded the 2018 Albert O. Hirschman Prize to Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Professor Jasanoff spoke on "Theory, Critique, and Discipline in a Post-Truth Age."
Awarded every two years, the Albert O. Hirschman Prize is the highest honor of the Social Science Research Council. It recognizes excellence in research, theory, and public communication, in the tradition of German-born American economist Albert Hirschman’s pioneering role in social science and public policy.