Francis Fukuyama Lecture Photo Gallery

October 18, 2021

Francis Fukuyama was the first speaker in the Center for the Study of Economy & Society’s fall lecture series, “The American State in a Multipolar World.” His lecture, introduced by Cornell President Martha E. Pollack, highlighted the key challenges facing global democracy: pandemic, climate change, and political polarization.

Photography: Dave Burbank

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“A hardhitting economic sociology would attempt to draw on the best of sociology and economics, and to unite interests and social relations in one and the same analysis.”— Richard Swedberg