Looking at community policing in the Global South
A collaborative study, co-authored by a group of researchers, including political scientists Dorothy Kronick and Guy Grossman of the School of Arts & Sciences, showed no significant positive effect associated with community policing across a range of countries
Learning to listen in troubled times
The SNF Paideia Program and partners featured Ernesto Pujol and Aaron Levy, an artist and an interdisciplinary scholar who have transformed both what it means to listen and what the act of listening can achieve as part of a lecture and workshops.
Past plagues, current pandemics, and public hygiene messaging
History Ph.D. candidate Sarah Xia Yu discusses her research on public hygiene in China and what the past might tell us about how governments could better communicate public health messages.
Rereleasing ‘Red’: On Taylor Swift’s latest album and music copyright
Cynthia Dahl, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law and director of the Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic, discusses music copyright and the Swift controversy.
‘Black Families Matter’
In a lecture organized by the Penn Program on Regulation, PIK Professor Dorothy E. Roberts argued that the U.S. child welfare system is designed to police Black families, not to protect children, and must be abolished and replaced with a new vision of family support and child safety.
Past confronts present at ‘History Speaking’ lecture series
Penn historians will present a series of lively discussions of historical issues that seek to better orient attendees in the current moment.