Recent & Upcoming Events

2017

January 5, 2017: "Getting Respect," Vilhelm Aubert Memorial Lecture, University of Oslo/Universitetet i Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

January 6, 2017: "Symbolic Boundary Work," Institute for Social Research/Institutt for samfunnsforskning, Oslo, Norway.

January 9-10, 2017: Honoris Causa Degree Ceremony and Lecture, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

February 2, 2017: Symposium on "Diversity and Inclusion: French and American Perspectives," Consulat Général de France à Boston and Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA.

February 13, 2017: "Getting Respect: Conversation with Chris Stone," Open Society Foundations, New York, NY.

February 24-25, 2017: "The Role of Sociology in the Age of Trump: Town Hall Meeting with the President of the American Sociological Association" and "Author Meets Critics Panel around Getting Respect," Eastern Sociological Society, Philadelphia, PA.

March 3, 2017: "Getting Respect," Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Howard University, Washington, DC.

March 7-8, 2017: "Addressing Recognition Gaps" & "Getting Respect," Public Lecture, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom.

March 10, 2017: "Getting Respect," University of Warwick, Warwick, United Kingdom.

March 13, 2017: "Getting Respect," Erving Goffman Memorial Lecture, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

March 15, 2017: "Getting Respect," Newcastle Sociology Symposium, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

March 27, 2017: "Addressing Recognition Gaps," Inequality and Social Policy Seminar Series, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA.

March 31, 2017: The Role of Sociology in the Age of Trump: Town Hall Meeting with the President of the American Sociological Association, Midwest Sociological Society, Milwaukee, WI.

April 1, 2017: The Role of Sociology in the Age of Trump: Town Hall Meeting with the President of the American Sociological Association, Southern Sociological Society, Greenville, SC.

April 6, 2017: "Addressing Recognition Gaps," 5th CRISES International Conference, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada.

April 7-9, 2017: Conference on "Fields, Logics, Framing, and Cognition," Department of Sociology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

April 18, 2017: “Moral and Cultural Foundations of the Sense of Us,” Global Empowerment Meeting 2017, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA.

April 20, 2017: "Getting Respect," Center for Migration and Development Colloquium Series, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

April 21-22, 2017: "The Study of Boundaries in the Social Sciences Revisited," Workshop on “Boundary Matters: Interdisciplinary Engagements with Ethnic Difference,"  Princeton Institute for International & Regional Studies, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

April 28, 2017: Faculty Panel on "Sociology, Trump, America: Reflections and New Directions," Department of Sociology Graduate Students, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

May 9, 2017: "Recognition Gaps," Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis, Cambridge, MA.

May 11, 2017: "Recognition Gaps," Organization Studies Seminar, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA.

June 9, 2017: Workshop to prepare a special issue of the British Journal of Sociology, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom.

June 12, 2017: "Getting Respect," Sciences Po, Paris, France.

June 14, 2017: Honoris Causa Degree Ceremony and Conference, Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France.

June 16-18, 2017: Conference on "The West in Systemic Crisis: Preserving Liberal Democracy, Open Trade and NATO," Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Talloires, France.

August 10, 2017: 10th CIS Summer Seminar on Sociological and Political Research, Real Colegio Complutense, Cambridge, MA.

August 12-15, 2017: Presidential Address, Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montréal, Canada.

August 28-29, 2017: WCFIA Orientation, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

August 31, 2017: "Academic Evaluation in an Age of 'Post Truth' III: 'Fixes,'" Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science, Boston, MA.

September 8-9, 2017: Conference on "Shared Governance or Mixed Government?," Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

September 11, 2017: "Addressing the Recognition Gap," Workshop in Urban Ethnography, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

September 13, 2017: "Addressing the Recognition Gap," Weatherhead Forum, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

September 18, 2017: "Addressing the Recognition Gap," Center for the Study of Europe, Boston University, Boston, MA.

September 20, 2017: II Global Civic Society Seminar, Fundación Rafael del Pino and Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA.

October 2, 2017: Epigenomics and Disparities Symposium, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

October 12, 2017: "Migration and Globalization," 2nd Annual Symposium of the Harvard Global Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

October 30, 2017: "Addressing the Recognition Gap," Organizational Behavior Unit Seminar, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA.

November 5, 2017: Honoris Causa Degree Ceremony, Fall Convocation 2017, Université d'Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.

November 14, 2017: "Addressing the Recognition Gap," CIFAR's Annual Fall Dinner, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Toronto, Canada.

November 16, 2017: IDFA Screening of "Land of the Free" + Doc Talk, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

November 17, 2017: Movies that Matter Screening of "I, Daniel Blake," Movies that Matter Festival 2017, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

November 20, 2017: Masterclass with Michèle Lamont, University of Groningen & SCOOP, Groningen, The Netherlands.

November 20, 2017: Studium Generale "Division within Society," University of Groningen and Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

November 21, 2017: Academic Conference "Diversity in Science," Utrecht University and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

November 22, 2017: The Academic Professional, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

November 23, 2017: Conference on "Getting Respect in the Netherlands," Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

November 23, 2017: "Knowledge, Power and Diversity," SPUI25, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

November 24, 2017: "A conversation between Michèle Lamont and Michael Ignatieff," Rijksmuseum and WRR, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

November 28, 2017: Erasmus Prize Ceremony, Praemium Erasmianum Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

November 29, 2017: Seminar on "Understanding and Comparing Well-Being," Université Rennes, Rennes, France.

December 1, 2017: "Addressing the Recognition Gap," Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

December 4, 2017: President’s Lecture Series, “Re-Thinking Open Society,” Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.

2016

May 2, 2016: Workshop on “Curating Knowledge Under Digital Conditions,” Social Science Research Council, New York, NY.

May 11, 2016: “New Knowledge Panel: Inequality in the U.S. and Abroad: Causes, Consequences, Solutions,” Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA.

May 16, 2016: “Getting Respect,” Keynote Speaker, 2016 National Human Rights Conference on “The Fight for Equality: A Thousand Challenges,” Commission of the Right of the Person, Montreal, Canada.

May 19-20, 2016: “Disagreement in Peer Review Conference,” Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

June 16, 2016: “Getting Respect,” École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France.

July 6, 2016: "Getting Respect,” Keynote Speaker,  Chinese Academy for Social Sciences, Beijing and Harbin, China.

July 17, 2016: “Getting Respect,” Keynote Speaker, World Sociology Summit on “New Thinking, New Development,” Lanzhou, China.

August 12, 2016: “Getting Respect,” Panel on “How Can We Bring About Social Justice Globally? The IPSP on Markets, Inequalities and Discriminations,” World Social Forum, Montreal, Canada.

September 15, 2016: "Author's Talk with Michèle Lamont: Getting Repect," Department of Sociology, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, and Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

September 19, 2016: "Getting Respect," Departmental Colloquium, Department of Sociology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

October 13, 2016: "Getting Respect," Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

October 19, 2016: "Broadening Social Inclusion and Resilience in Successful Societies," Weatherhead Center Fellows and Visiting Scholars, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

October 21, 2016: "Conversation around Getting Respect," Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

November 2, 2016: "Consiguiendo Respeto," Conference on "Inequalities" or "Desigualdades," Centro de Estudios de Conflicto y Cohesión Social and International Inequalities Institute at London School of Economics COES-LSE, Santiago, Chile.

November 5, 2016: "Broadening Social Inclusion and Resilience in Successful Societies," Weatherhead Center Fellows Alumni Reunion and Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

November 14, 2016: "Up to the Minute Panel: Post-Election Impact on Inequality, Discrimination and Well-Being," Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

November 17-18, 2016: "Social Inclusion and Poverty Eradication" Conference, Comparative Research Programme on Poverty - CROP (ISSC/UiB), Social Exclusion and Inclusion Study Group of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

December 1, 2016: "Getting Respect," Keynote Address, The Australian Sociological Association Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Recent Media

"Addressing the Recognition Gap: Destigmatization Strategies and the Production of Inequality" -- Lecture (audio) at Boston University

"Is There an Evaluative Turn in SSH?" -- Debate (video) at University of Warwick

"Looking Back on Ten Years of Collaboration and Respect" -- Article with Graziella Moraes Silva and Elisa Reis in ReVista

"ASA Presidential Address" -- Address (video) at American Sociological Association

"La solidarité sociale en péril: les États-Unis, une «Bully Nation»?" -- Article in Le Devoir

"Culture, inégalités, inclusion sociale: Entrevue avec Michèle Lamont, sociologue" -- Interview (audio) with Radio Canada

"Trois questions à Michèle Lamont" -- Interview with Université de Bordeaux

"Getting Respect" -- Lecture (audio) at London School of Economics

"Addressing Recognition Gaps" -- Lecture (video download) at London School of Economics

"Erasmus Prize 2017 awarded to Michèle Lamont" -- Article on Praemium Erasmianum Foundation website

"Getting Respect" -- Lecture (video) at Open Society Foundations

"Presentation of Michèle Lamont for doctorate honoris causa" -- Presentation (video) at University of Amsterdam

"Getting Respect" -- Vilhelm Aubert Memorial Lecture (audio) at University of Oslo

"The Everyday Response to Racism" -- Interview in Harvard Gazette

"Getting Respect" -- Keynote Address (audio) at The Australian Sociological Association Conference

"Consiguiendo Respeto" -- Keynote Address (video) at COES-LSE Conference on "Inequalities" or "Desigualdades"

"Sociology Professor Explores Racial Identities in New Book" -- Article in The Harvard Crimson

"Author Michele Lamont discusses #GettingRespect on #ConversationsLIVE" -- Interview (audio) in "Conversations LIVE!" with Cyrus Webb

"Cross-National Responses to Discrimination: A Q&A with Michèle Lamont" -- Interview in Epicenter, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

"Michèle Lamont: A Portrait of a Capacious Sociologist" -- Interview by Nasar Meer in Sociology

"What Makes Teams Tick: Emotional Connections Key to Successful Cross-Disciplinary Research" -- Article in Harvard Magazine

"European Data Suggests the Gig Economy Helped Create Trump, Sanders" -- Article in The Conversation

"Sociologue Engagée": A Contribution to a Debate on "Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World?"  -- Opinion piece in ASA Comparative and Historical Sociology Section Newsletter

"Neoliberal Policy Implementation Goes Hand in Hand with Stronger Symbolic Boundaries" -- Blog post in Epicenter, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Q&A with Michèle Lamont, ASA President-Elect” -- Interview in ASA Culture Section

Sociologist Michèle Lamont” -- Interview (video) in ScienceLives, National Science Foundation

In Conversation with...Michèle Lamont” -- Interview in Centerpiece, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

"Groupness and the Fight for Respect: Responses to Stigmatization among African-Americans, Black Brazilians, Ethiopian Jews, Mizrachis, and Arab Israelis" -- Lecture (video) at University of Ottawa