Past Events

Each year The Pearson Institute hosts a variety of lectures, workshops and seminars. Unless noted otherwise, all events are held on the University of Chicago campus.


XXXII Seminario Anual de Investigación CIES

Institute Director James Robinson will present at the annual research seminar of Peru's Economic and Social Research Consortium (CIES).

Friday, December 17, 2021

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Cultural Heritage, Museum Education, and Constructing National Identity: The Mobile Museum Project in Afghanistan

The Pearson Institute's December Speaker Series will feature Gil J. Stein, Director of the Chicago Center for Cultural Heritage Preservation (C3HP). 

Monday, December 6, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Keller Center, Sky Suite




Crime and Gender Segregation

The Pearson Institute's November Speaker Series will feature Ana Maria Tribin, Public Policy Specialist at the United Nations Development Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Monday, November 29, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Keller Center, Sky Suite



James Robinson in Ukraine

Institute Director James Robinson presents themes from his internationally bestselling book, Why Nations Fail, at an event in Ukraine.