The Relevance of the Classical World to Current Political Phenomena

The Relevance of the Classical World | Danielle S. Allen and Angelos Chaniotis

Danielle S. Allen, UPS Foundation Professor, School of Social Science; Angelos Chaniotis, Professor, School of Historical Studies
Institute for Advanced Study
November 12, 2010

In this talk, Danielle S. Allen, UPS Foundation Professor in the School of Social Science, and Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, present arguments from two perspectives for the continued relevance of antiquity to thinking about politics in the present. Their conversation was part of the Institute for Advanced Study’s celebration of its eightieth anniversary and took place during the events related to the Schools of Historical Studies and Social Science.