Turning Points: Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty in Dialogue
Moderated by Sylvie Kauffmann
A live virtual transatlantic event
September, 10th 2020 | 1:00-2:15 pm EST (New York) | 19:00-20:15 GMT+2 (Paris)
Are widening inequalities and the wealth gap at a tipping point? Join Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty in a transatlantic dialogue on the COVID-19 pandemic and global economic insecurities, racial disparities and protests, the weakening of democracy, and the U.S. presidential election. Their conversation will explore the implications of these converging crises and opportunities for change.
French journalist Sylvie Kauffmann will moderate the conversation in English, with simultaneous translation in French (available live on Le Monde.fr and at Zoom link). English and French language versions of the filmed discussion will be made available after the event at www.maisonfrancaise.org and globalcenters.columbia.edu/paris.
This event is co-presented by the Columbia University Maison Française, Le Monde Media Group, and Columbia Global Centers | Paris. Co-sponsors at Columbia are the Institute for Ideas & Imagination, the School of Journalism, the Department of Economics Program for Economic Research, the Institute for Policy Dialogue, the Alliance Program, the European Institute, the Committee on Global Thought, SIPA, and Columbia Libraries.
This virtual transatlantic conversation on Sept. 10, 2020 is a preview for the inaugural Festival du Monde NYC with Columbia-Maison Française, which will take place at Columbia on March 12-13, 2021.