Transforming Homo Economicus

8th Workshop

14 June 2024

Cy Cergy University


“Chênes 1” Building, Room A406, 4th Floor
Directions to Cy Cergy

Welcome: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

coffee, tea and viennoiserie

Session One: 10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Leah Gordon (Brandeis University) – Field Definition, Multidisciplinarity and Generalizability in the University of Chicago’s Committee on Education, Training, and Research in Race Relations, 1947–1956

Session Two: 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Philippe Fontaine (École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay) – Walking the Tightrope: The Committee on the Behavioral Sciences and Academic Cultures at the University of Chicago, 1949–1955

Lunch: 12:20 p.m. – 2 p.m.

THEMA – passerelle

Session Three: 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Jeff Pooley (Muhlenberg College) – The University of Chicago Committee on Communication, 1942, 1948–1959: The Life and Death of an Interdisciplinary Field

Session Four: 3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Bijan Warner (Independent scholar) – The Works and Lives of Edward Shils, David Apter, Clifford Geertz, and Lloyd Fallers at the Committee for the Comparative Study of New Nations, 1959–1975

Coffee/tea break: 3:50 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.

Session Four: 3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Joel Isaac (University of Chicago) – Comments

Contact: Jean-Baptiste Fleury

The support of the CNRS, the Graduate School “Humanités – Sciences du patrimoine,” the MSH Paris-Saclay and CY Advanced Studies is gratefully acknowledged.