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Civil Sphere in India
November 15, 2022
Jeffrey Alexander hosted a group of scholars on October 22 and 23, 2022 at Yale University to workshop their chapters for the forthcoming volume, The Civil Sphere in India (...
The Civil Sphere book cover
November 15, 2022
The organizing committee for the second meeting of the Civil Sphere Theory Working Group are pleased to announce that their meeting will be held on October 18-19, 2023, in...
Daloz_book cover
November 4, 2022
CCS Faculty Fellow Jean-Pascal Daloz has a new book out entitled Expressions of High Status: A Comparative Synthesis which completes his trilogy on elite distinction...