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From time to time I will be conducting interviews with a number of innovative social scientists, historians, and philosophers. The purpose of the interviews is to explore with these thinkers some new ideas about the direction that the social sciences ought to be taking. Interviews are posted on the UnderstandingSociety channel on YouTube and on the UnderstandingSociety podcast on iTunes.

Charles Tilly, Columbia University.  December 15, 2007. (video) (audio) (hi-res downloadable video)

Tom Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania. January 9, 2008. (video) (Audio)

Mayer Zald, University of Michigan.  January 15, 2008. (video) (audio)

David Featherman, University of Michigan.  January 30, 2008. (video) (audio)

V K Ramachandran, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, February 4, 2008 (video) (audio)

Sidney Tarrow, Cornell University.  February 26, 2008. (video) (audio)

Jerry Balmuth, Colgate University, February 29, 2008. (video) (audio)

Ahmad Rahman, University of Michigan-Dearborn, April 10, 2008. (video) (audio)

Gloria House, University of Michigan-Dearborn, April 28, 2008. (video) (audio 1) (audio 2)

Ismael Ahmed, Michigan Department of Human Services (Audio)

Eliezer Jaffe, The Hebrew University, October 21, 2009 (video)

George Steinmetz, University of Michigan, December 1, 2009 (video)

Doug McAdam, Stanford University, May 13, 2010 (video)

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