The Hour 25 community is pleased to welcome Nicolas Prevelakis (Harvard University) for a CHS Open House discussion on ‘Heroism, Charisma, and Legitimate Rule: a Dialogue with Max Weber’, to be held on Thursday, February 26 at 11:00 a.m. EST. We would also like to share the news that Nicolas Prevelakis was recently selected as the “Newsmaker of the Month” by the Greek embassy in Washington DC.
To watch the CHS Open House event live, simply tune in to this blog post at the appropriate time. To participate in the live Q&A, please visit the associated event page on Google+ here.
The webcast will be recorded and available for later viewing via the video frame below. View the list of forthcoming events and access a complete list of videos featuring previous Visiting Scholars on the Scholars page here at Hour 25.
To prepare for the discussion, participants might like to read the following pages from these books, available at Internet Archive:
2. Max Weber, Economy and Society. Edited by Guenther Roth and Claus Wittich, pp.246-254.
Members of Hour 25 can start and continue the conversation associated with this event in this Forum thread.
Nicolas Prevelakis is Lecturer on Social Studies at Harvard’s Committee on Degrees in Social Studies and Assistant Director of Curricular Development at Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies. He has a Ph.D. in Moral and Political Philosophy from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris 4) and a second one in Political Sociology from Boston University. He has published and taught courses on social and political theory, Greek history, and the interplay of nationalism, religion, and politics in the modern world. He is currently working on a book manuscript on religion and politics in modern Greece.
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