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Practices of Knowledge: Inaugural Conference (Sun, 11/19/17 - DAY FOUR)

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The Stevanovich Center for Financial Mathematics

5727 South University Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

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The Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge presents its inaugural conference, a four-day event that will feature internationally recognized intellectuals, scholars, and public figures and aims to reach both academia and the general public in an effort to encourage thinking about what we know and how we know it.

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - Day Four Schedule

Please note potential confusion: the conference site is not at the Stevanovich Institute, our home at 5737 S. University Ave. It is at the Stevanovich Center at 5727 S. University Ave.

8.30-9 am
Coffee and doughnuts

9.00-9.30 am
“Our (Ancient) Greek minds”
SIMON GOLDHILL, Professor of Greek Literature and Culture, Fellow and Director of Studies at King’s College, Director of CRASSH

9.30-9.45 am
Q&A for everyone

9.45-10 am
Coffee break

10-11.30 am
Can we speak of East/West ways of knowing? Two 30 min presentations and responses
RUDOLF WAGNER, Professor, Institut für Sinologie, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg.
ZHANG LONGXI, Chair and Professor of Comparative Literature and Translation, City University of Hong Kong

Respondents: HAUN SAUSSY, University Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago
KENNETH POMERANZ, University Professor of Modern Chinese History, University of Chicago

11.30-11.45 am
Q&A for everyone

11.45-12.15 pm
Endnote: JESSICA RISKIN, Professor of History, Stanford University
"History as a Controversial Way of Knowing"

12.15-12.30 pm
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