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IASC Strategic Report

The Strategic Report 2012-2013 showcases the work of the Institute over the past year.
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The Hedgehog Review

The Hedgehog ReviewCurrent Issue

Europe in Search of Europeans

One hundred years after the outbreak of the Great War, Europe is again in crisis. The old cultural questions of Europe and Europeanness have emerged with renewed urgency: If Europe as a union is to survive, what forms of solidarity and identity might hold it together?

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Recent Blog Posts

THR Blog

Portrait of America's Young Adults: Wary but Optimistic

Generational snapshots sometimes confound us in the ways actual photographs do. | Read post >>>

The Infernal Machine

#failedacademic: the New Public Intellectual?

The university may well be antiquated, hypocritical, and in some ways outdated, but at its best it is a bulwark against the pressures, market and otherwise, that celebrity tweeters, #failedintellectuals, and smart writers will certainly face. | Read post >>>

Common Place

What are the Challenges of the City today?

The Urbanization Project recently brought together urban policy scholar Richard Florida, economist Paul Romer, and sociologist Robert Sampson for a panel on "The Challenge of the City" in which they addressed the challenges and potential for cities in the next hundred years. | Read post >>>

IASC Events

Upcoming Events

Eisenhower, Little Rock, and the Neoliberal Imaginary

18 April 2014

Ned O'Gorman | IASC Seminar Series

Spring Fellows Dinner

25 April 2014

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Spring Fellows Colloquium

25 April 2014

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Julia Ticona

Featured Fellow

Julia Ticona

Doctoral Fellow

Julia (Schroeder) Ticona is a graduate student in the University of Virginia’s Sociology department. She graduated from Wellesley College with honors in sociology and was awarded the Rt. Hon Ann Clewyd Human Rights Award. She was awarded her MA in 2011 and is currently working on her dissertation. Julia’s research interests focus on technology, culture, and social change. She is particularly interested in the ways that people make meaning about their everyday use of personal technologies in different institutional settings (home, work, school)....

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