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Events for Monday November 9, 2020

Public Lecture Webinar Featuring Dr. Emily Oster, The Council on Science and Technology

Monday November 9, 2020
5:00 PM

The Council on Science and Technology is excited to host a webinar featuring Dr. Emily Oster on Monday, November 9 at 5:00 p.m as part of our ongoing public lecture series “Understanding the Nature of Evidence”.

Emily Oster is a Professor of Economics at Brown University. Emily has written two bestselling books on data driven parenting, “Expecting Better” and “Cribsheet”. Emily’s work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, CNBC, Slate and more. She also writes the biweekly newsletter “ParentData” about pregnancy and parenting data, and is the co-founder of the parenting-focused “Covid Explained” website (https://explaincovid.org/). Emily holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University. Her academic work focuses on health economics and statistical methods.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required for this virtual event. Information and registration link can be found at https://cst.princeton.edu/emily-oster.

Joan Scott and Adam Schatz in Conversation, Labyrinth Books

Monday November 9, 2020
6:00 PM

Joan Scott, professor emerita in social sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study, discusses her book, “On the Judgement of History,” with Adam Schatz, a contributing editor at the London Review of Books and a former literary editor of The Nation. Register. www.labyrinthbooks.com.

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