The Moral Education of Albert Einstein

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  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday January 16, 2019
      3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Student Center Ballroom, 350 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332
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    Free admission
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Summary Sentence: Distinguished Lecture: Einstein on Politics, featuring Robert Schulmann

Full Summary: Historian Robert Schulmann will discuss the interplay of politics with Albert Einstein’s concerns for human rights and the trajectory of his professional career. The lecture is part of Georgia Tech's 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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Robert Schulmann is an American historian who became known for his work on Albert Einstein. He studied history, receiving  his doctorate in 1973 from the University of Chicago. In the early 1990s, he was an assistant professor of history at Boston University. Later he became director of the Einstein Papers Project. He is co-editor of the book "Einstein on Politics," based on Einstein's writings. 

The lecture is part of Georgia Tech's 2019 Martin Luther King Jr Celebration, Jan. 10-Feb. 2. 

Schulman will discuss the interplay the interplay of politics with Albert Einstein’s concerns for human rights and the trajectory of his professional career. How did a groundbreaking physicist come to be known as a keeper of the world's conscience?

The lecture will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations, proclaimed on Dec. 19, 1948. 

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Groups

College of Sciences, EAS, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Mathematics, School of Physics, School of Psychology

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
2019 MLK Celebration
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  • Created By: A. Maureen Rouhi
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 3, 2018 - 12:57pm
  • Last Updated: Dec 3, 2018 - 12:58pm