Upcoming Events


January 25, 18h30 

Degenerations of Democracy (Harvard UP, 2022), dialogue with the authors, Charles Taylor, Dilip Gaonkar, and Craig Calhoun. Featuring commentaries by American University of Paris professors Stephen Sawyer and Julian Culp, and Ilaria Cozzaglio, Goethe University Frankfurt 

The event is co-sponsored by the AUP Center for Critical Democracy and moderated by AUP professor Jayson Harsin 

Hybrid Zoom and on-site at AUP 

For more information contact: Prof. Jayson Harsin: jharsinataup.edu


Wednesday, May 3, 2023 - 18:30 to 20:00 

MCGC’s Working Paper Series presents research in progress by AUP scholars Noemie Oxley and Fatima Aziz, with an external discussant to be announced. 

Imaginaries of contemporary conflicts: engaging with the War in Ukraine on TikTok 


6 Rue du Colonel Combes, 75007 Paris 

Wednesday, May 10, 2023  MCGC presents

Book in Progress Workshop on Dr. Merten Reglitz’s (U of Birmingham)  

The Human Right to Free Internet Access  


6 Rue du Colonel Combes, 75007 Paris


Past events

Spring 2022 Mellon-funded Lecture Series: Comparative Critiques of Post-truth politics and theory (lecture series and edited volume)

Speakers included: Jack Bratich (Rutgers U.); Ergin Bulut (Koc University, Turkey); Katherine Higgins (U Penn); Jinsook Kim (Emory University);  Alison Hearn (U. of Western Ontario); Kaarina Nikunen (U. Tamere), Lee Edwards (LSE), Bilge Yesil (CUNY).

Edited volume forthcoming (summer 2023) from lecture series: Jayson Harsin (ed.) Post-truth and Trust in a Globalized Society: Popular Truth and Consequences. London: Routledge.