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IASC Strategic Report

The Strategic Report 2012-2013 showcases the work of the Institute over the past year.
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The Hedgehog Review

The Hedgehog ReviewCurrent Issue

Europe in Search of Europeans

One hundred years after the outbreak of the Great War, Europe is again in crisis. The old cultural questions of Europe and Europeanness have emerged with renewed urgency: If Europe as a union is to survive, what forms of solidarity and identity might hold it together?

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Recent Blog Posts

THR Blog

Portrait of America's Young Adults: Wary but Optimistic

Generational snapshots sometimes confound us in the ways actual photographs do. | Read post >>>

The Infernal Machine

#failedacademic: the New Public Intellectual?

The university may well be antiquated, hypocritical, and in some ways outdated, but at its best it is a bulwark against the pressures, market and otherwise, that celebrity tweeters, #failedintellectuals, and smart writers will certainly face. | Read post >>>

Common Place

What are the Challenges of the City today?

The Urbanization Project recently brought together urban policy scholar Richard Florida, economist Paul Romer, and sociologist Robert Sampson for a panel on "The Challenge of the City" in which they addressed the challenges and potential for cities in the next hundred years. | Read post >>>

IASC Events

Upcoming Events

Spring Fellows Dinner

25 April 2014

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Spring Fellows Colloquium

25 April 2014

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Emily Rose Gum

Featured Fellow

Emily Rose Gum

Doctoral Fellow

Emily Rose Gum is a graduate student in Theology at the University of Oxford, studying Christian Ethics. She holds an MA Joint Honours in International Relations and Theological Studies from the University of St. Andrews. Before beginning graduate school, Emily worked for seven years in publishing and communications with the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture and its journal, The Hedgehog Review. Her research focuses on the church and moral formation....

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