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Work: The Hard Problem

The jobs created by the industrial revolution did at least four important things. One, of course, was producing goods. A second was providing employees (and shareholders) income. A third was creating new forms of community. And the fourth was giving meaning, if you were lucky, to your life.

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Project on Art, Archaeology, and the First Emperor

This workshop is part of a multi-year project that invites scholars in Chinese, Central Asian, and Greco-Roman studies to examine together the archaeological sites and finds near the mausoleum of the First Emperor in China and to exchange ideas and research results at NYU’s campuses in Shanghai and in New York. A core group of […]

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