society

Founded 2016 Seminar Number 781 As scientists get closer to decoding the neural underpinnings of how people think, learn, remember, and make decisions, it becomes increasingly important to examine the conceptual assumptions that support this knowledge,…

Founded 1960 Seminar Number 445 The Modern Japan Seminar is concerned with the history, politics, society, and culture of Japan from the late nineteenth century to the present. It emphasizes interdisciplinary dialogue among historians, anthropologists, sociologists,…

Founded 1983 Seminar Number 585 This seminar, made up of theoreticians, researchers, and educators, examines the themes of ethics, moral education, and society in a genuinely interdisciplinary fashion, covering such topics as moral motivation, moral development,…

Founded 1975 Seminar Number 553 This seminar provides a forum for the scholarly exchange of information among key representatives of the chemical dependency research, treatment, prevention, and policy development communities. It seeks to ad- dress the…

Founded 1970 Seminar Number 511 The process of learning—in individuals, organizations, and society—is the subject of this seminar. Its scope in- cludes learning throughout the lifespan, and via major institutions such as mass media, libraries, voluntary…

Founded 1963 Seminar Number 465 Members of the seminar investigate the legal, political, and institutional aspects of society both as they function in reality and as they should function according to theory. The investigation is both…

Founded 1957 Seminar Number 443 This seminar is concerned with the politics, society, culture, and international relations of China from the early nineteenth century to the present. Its broader purpose is to explore the evolution of…