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Dec
6
2021

Northwestern Buffett Fireside Chat with Christian Madsbjerg

When: Monday, December 6, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: 1800 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Dylan Peterson   (847) 467-2770

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

Christian Madsbjerg is a professor of applied humanities at The New School for Social Research and co-founder of ReD Associates, a consultancy dedicated to humanizing business strategy through the social sciences. 

Based on his work with some of the world's largest companies, including Ford, Adidas and Chanel, Christian's latest book Sensemaking: The Power of the Humanities in the Age of the Algorithm is a provocative stand against the tyranny of algorithms and an urgent defense of human intelligence.

Please join us for a Fireside Chat with Christian on December 6 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. CT in the Northwestern Buffett event space and learn what can be achieved when "sensemaking" that draws from culture, language and history is applied to some of the world's most vexing challenges.

COVID-19 Safety Information

Northwestern is closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and will follow local, state, and University guidelines for this event. All attendees will be required to have been fully vaccinated or received a negative COVID test within 48 hours of the event start, as well as comply with all other University safety protocols that are in place at the time of the event.

Please be prepared to share proof of vaccination or a negative test upon arrival at the event. Participants unwilling or unable to abide by these requirements should not attend.

Additionally, Northwestern requires community members and visitors to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, in all indoor campus environments, even if they can socially distance, except when in a private office, personal residence or residence hall room, or when eating or drinking.

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