Solving social science problems à la Hilbert

Posing Big Questions and Solving Big Problems in Social Science
April 2, 2010 (Steve Bradt)

The Division of Social Science in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences will convene a symposium of multidisciplinary experts on April 10th, 2010 to propose and prioritize an analogous set of the world’s hardest unsolved problems in social science. No word on overarching themes or problems but it would be fair to assume that this will be largely driven by the experts in the room.

In addition to being open to the public, the event will be recorded, Webcast, and archived at http://socialscience.fas.harvard.edu . The symposium will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT in Room B103 of Harvard’s Northwest Science Building (52 Oxford St., Cambridge, Mass.). The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, seehttp://socialscience.fas.harvard.edu/hardproblems .

http://www.physorg.com/wire-news/31669165/posing-the-big-questions.html

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