During the 2016 spring semester, Center Director Michèle Lamont created a series of special seminars focused on frontier questions in comparative inequality and social inclusion. Each seminar focused on a different form of inequality and was followed by a vibrant question-and-answer session.
The first session focused on comparative racial inequality and was held on February 24. It included speakers: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics, Harvard University; Michèle Lamont, Center director and Robert I.
The Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture held on November 12, 2015 was delivered by His Highness the Aga Khan at Memorial Church, Harvard University. The lecture was sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program. The lecture was followed by a conversation between His Highness the Aga Khan and Professor Diana L. Eck. The Jodidi Lecture is among the most prominent annual lecture series of the