November 19, 2013

Conversations on Memory: Literature, Neuroscience, History

  • Partha Chatterjee, Professor of Anthropology and of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, and author of A Princely Impostor? and The Black Hole of Empire
  • Joseph LeDoux, Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science, and professor of neuroscience and psychology, New York University, and author of The Emotional Brain and Synaptic Self
  • Orhan Pamuk, Robert Yik-Fong Tam Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University, and author of The Museum of Innocence and Istanbul, and creator of the Museum of Innocence in Istanbul
  • Moderator: Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History and Professor of East Asian Language and Cultures

The Committee on Global Thought presents Orhan Pamuk, Joseph LeDoux, and Partha Chatterjee in an interdisciplinary conversation bringing perspectives from literature, neuroscience, and history to explore the ways in which we understand, think about, and study the past.