Thursday
October
29

A Lecture with Alain Touraine

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 12 p.m. 2 p.m. USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (ASC), Geoffrey Cowan Forum (ASC Room 207)

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication and Society proudly invite you to attend a lecture by Alain Touraine, Directeur’d Etudes, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, titled: 

We Human Subjects. A Sociologist in Search of Hope in a World in Despair.

Hosted by Professor Manuel Castells, University Professor, and Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication, Technology and Society.

Alain Touraine is one of the most important theorists of the last half century, honored by dozens of academic institutions, Fellow of multiple Academies, including the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and author of many books on social theory, social movements, political development, and women studies. He is also a most influential public intellectual around the world, a resolute advocate of human rights, and a beacon of freedom for all the oppressed. He will be presenting his last book, "We, Human Subjects", in 2015.

Lunch will be provided.