Jane Addams Conference on Social Entrepreneurship

I just learned, too late I’m afraid, about the Jane Addams Conference on Social Entrepreneurship to be held in Uppsala, November 18-19. It’s organized by the department of Sociology at Uppsala University in cooperation with the Nobel Museum, Stockholm.

You may like to look at the conference program, even if you can’t pop over to Sweden for a couple of days. It’s interesting to see the level of interest in Jane Addams (also John Dewey and WIlliam James) here in Sweden. In many other places in Europe, I’ve seen more interest in the more analytical approach represented by Charles Sanders Peirce (e.g., Kaiserlslautern, Germany) or the language focus represented by Richard Rorty (Cluj-Napoca, Romania), among those working in pragmatism.

5 thoughts on “Jane Addams Conference on Social Entrepreneurship

  1. The link to the conference is broken. Any ideas.

    i just advised a graduate student at Uppsula to do her dissertation applying Jane Addams ideas to contemporary peacekeeping. I would like to be able to give her more information on faculty at Uppsula with an interest in Addams. Pat Shields

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