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Upcoming SHPRS Events


Moral Facts?

  • Friday January 22, 3:30pm
  • Online


In Defense of Populism - Donald T. Critchlow

  • Monday February 22, 5:00pm
  • Coor Hall 174


Neo-Feudalism: A Warning to the Global Middle Class - Joel Kotkin

  • Monday March 22, 5:00pm
  • ASU Tempe campus, Coor Hall 174

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