Lecture - Harvard University
CANCELLED – Thomas Piketty

“Capital and Ideology”

Thomas Piketty, Professor of Economics, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris School of Economics
Cosponsored by Just Money and the Weatherhead Initiative on Global History

Cosponsored by Just Money and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.

Date: 

Monday, April 6, 2020, 4:30pm to 6:30pm (CANCELLED)

Location: 

Milstein West B, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

“Capital and Ideology”

Book cover for Thomas Piketty's Capital and IdeologyThomas Piketty’s bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century galvanized global debate about inequality. In this follow-up, Piketty challenges us to revolutionize how we think about politics, ideology, and history. He exposes the ideas that have sustained inequality for the past millennium, reveals why the shallow politics of right and left are failing us today, and outlines the structure of a fairer economic system. Read more at Harvard University Press. 

Speaker:

Thomas Piketty, Professor of Economics, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris School of Economics.

Commentators:

Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, Harvard University; Codirector, Business & Environment Initiative, Harvard Business School.

Rakesh Khurana, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University; Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Harvard Business School; Dean of Harvard College.

Chair: 

Sven Beckert, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jessica Barnard
jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu