Eric Klinenberg, author of Palaces for the People, visited Johns Hopkins University for a talk examining of how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization, and the decline of public life.
The SNF Agora Institute, a joint conception between Johns Hopkins and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, harnesses cutting-edge research to identify, design, and test new mechanisms for strengthening civic engagement and inclusive dialogue worldwide.
The institute draws its namesake from the ancient Athenian agora, a central space in the city that was a place of open conversation and debate for all citizens.
The SNF Agora Institute at JHU consists of three parts:
A complete calendar of all events related to the SNF Agora Institute happening at Johns Hopkins is available on our events page.
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