Remembering Albert O. Hirschman

Remembering Albert O. Hirschman

March 24, 2013

The Hirschman family, friends, colleagues, and former students gathered on March 24, 2013, to remember and celebrate the life and work of Albert O. Hirschman (1915–2012), Professor in the School of Social Science at the Institute.

Introductory Remarks
Joan Wallach Scott, Harold F. Linder Professor, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study

Welcome
Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director, Institute for Advanced Study (3:08)

Remembrances from the grandchildren
Alex and Nick Hirschman Gourevitch (10:26)
Lara Salomon Pawlicz and Grégoire Salomon (19:03)

Remembrances
James Wolfensohn, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Institute for Advanced Study (24:29)
Michael Walzer, Professor Emeritus, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study (30:25)
Rajiv Sethi, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Economics, Barnard College/Columbia University (38:27)

Excerpts from Teri Wehn-Damisch documentary film, "Marseille-New York: L'Etat de Piège ou La Filière Marseillaise."

Jeremy Adelman, Walter Samuel Carpenter III Professor in Spanish Civilization and Culture, Princeton University (44:26)

Remembrances from the sons-in-law
Peter Gourevitch and Alain Salomon (1:01:00)

Further Remembrances
Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, Harvard University (1:10:59)
Annie Cot, University Professor, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (1:18:11)
William H. Sewell Jr., Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of History and Political Science, The University of Chicago (1:24:45)
Wolf Lepenies, Professor Emeritus, Wissenschaftskolleg (1:30:46)

Remembrances of a daughter
Katia Salomon (1:37:47)

Closing Remarks
Joan Wallach Scott (1:49:00)