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Faculty Seminar on Neoliberalism to be held at Roosevelt House

Faculty Seminar on Neoliberalism

Foucault’s Neoliberalism: European and American Perspectives

François Ewald

In Dialogue with Seminar Participants

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 2:30-4:00 pm

Room 204 Roosevelt House

François Robert Ewald chairs the Scientific Committee of the Universite de l'Assurance is a fellow of the French Technological Academy. He is currently a visiting scholar at the Columbia University Center for Critical Thought. He also holds an appointment as International Research Fellow at the University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford CT. Ewald recently retired as professor of insurance at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Paris) and as director of the École nationale d’assurances (Paris). His research interests are in the fields of risk and the philosophy of risk, and his publications include L’Etat providence (1986) and Le Principe de precaution (2001, 2008). Born in Paris, Ewald pursued his interests in philosophy, law, and psychoanalysis in a university setting and obtained his Ph.D. in political science from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Paris). He was Michel Foucault's assistant at the Collège de France (Paris) and is the editor of Foucault's Dits et Ecrits (with Daniel Defert) and Foucault’s Lectures at the Collège de France (with Alessandro Fontana).

The Faculty Seminar on Neoliberalism is sponsored by the Dean’s Office of the School of Arts and Sciences.


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