Summer Institute of Civic Studies

Posted by on April 6, 2009

Summer Institute of Civic Studies
At the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship & Public Service
Tufts University, in Medford, MA (near Cambridge and Boston)

July 13-24, 2009

Open to participants from all Institutions and all Disciplines.

Organized by Stephen Elkin, University of Maryland, Peter Levine, Tisch College, Tufts University, and Karol Soltan, University of Maryland, with guest seminars by distinguished colleagues from various
institutions and organizations.

Main topics:
*What kinds of citizens (if any) do good regimes need?
*What should such citizens know, believe, and do?
*What institutional structures promote the right kinds of citizenship?
*How do individuals learn civic skills, habits, values, dispositions, and knowledge?

The Institute will conclude with a public conference on the Obama Administration’s civic agenda on July 24 entitled “The Obama Administration’s Civic Agenda After Six Months”.

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