Beyond The Horizon streaming - Eric Klinenberg talks to Isobel Hunter

Tue 07 Jul 2020

Libraries Unlimited is proud to present a series of five talks from international pioneers in library and community practice, presented in collaboration with Libraries Connected and the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health (WCCEH).

Eric Klinenberg

Eric Klinenberg talks to Isobel Hunter

Recorded on Thu 18 Jun 2020, Zoom Interview, 15.00-16.00

Isobel Hunter, CEO of Libraries Connected, talks to Eric Klinenberg.

Eric is a world-renowned American sociologist, scholar and author.

He is Helen Gould Shepard Professor of Social Science and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University and is the author of, among other publications, Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life and co-author, with Aziz Ansari, of the New York Times #1 bestseller Modern Romance.

His talk with Isobel explores libraries as essential democratic spaces and their role in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.


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