The Albert O. Hirschman Prize

2020 Albert O. Hirschman Prize Ceremony

Please join the Social Science Research Council and the Institute for Advanced Study for a lecture by James Scott  Yale University who will speak on “In Praise of Floods” Friday, December 4, 2020 Award Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. ET | Lecture at 5:00 p.m. ET   About the 2020 Albert O. Hirschman Prize Laureate James C. Scott is the Sterling Professor of Political Science, professor of anthropology, and codirector of the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale University. His research concerns political economy, comparative agrarian societies, theories of hegemony and resistance, peasant politics, revolution, Southeast Asia, theories of class relations, and anarchism. …

2018 Albert O. Hirschman Prize Ceremony

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 …

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