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The Hannah Arendt Center presents the Amor Mundi Podcast. This episode, Roger Berkowitz talks with Martin Gurri, author of The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium.

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The Hannah Arendt Center presents the Amor Mundi Podcast. This episode, Roger Berkowitz talks with Martin Gurri, author of The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium.

    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: Revitalizing Democracy Through Citizen Assemblies.

    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: Revitalizing Democracy Through Citizen Assemblies.

    This is episode 10, “Revitalizing Democracy Through Citizen Assemblies.” It features the Arendt Center's Founder and Director Roger Berkowitz and Jonas Kunz, co-founder of the Bard Institute for the Revival of Democracy Through Sortition, giving a talk and leading a discussion over Zoom. The talk was organized by Lawrence Davis-Hollander and the Scoville Memorial Library and took place on Saturday, April 18, 2020.
    Podcast editing and music by Andy Evan Cohen. Additional narration by Janet Bentley.Illustration by Grant Barnhart.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: The Rule of Nobody

    The Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: The Rule of Nobody

    This is episode 9, “The Rule of Nobody,”  It features the Arendt Center's Founder and Director Roger Berkowitz in a Zoom conversation with Philip K. Howard, lawyer and activist. Howard has written five books including “The Death of Common Sense” and “The Rule of Nobody,” a reference to Hannah Arendt’s description of bureaucratic rule.  He also started Common Good, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization which advocates simplifying government.

    • 42 min
    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: How to Think About Change

    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: How to Think About Change

    • 43 min
    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: The Thrill of Democracy

    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: The Thrill of Democracy

    This is episode 7,”The Thrill of Democracy.”  It features the Arendt Center's Founder and Director Roger Berkowitz in conversation with Olivia Guaraldo, a political thinker, Professor of Political Thought, and Director of the Hannah Arendt Center at the University of Verona in Italy.   
     
    Podcast editing and music by Andy Evan Cohen. Additional narration by Janet Bentley.Illustration by Grant Barnhart.

    • 40 min
    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: Thinking in Dark Times

    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series, Thinking the Plague: Thinking in Dark Times

    This is episode 6,”Thinking in Dark Times.”  It features the Arendt Center's Founder and Director Roger Berkowitz and Samantha Hill, Assistant Director of the Hannah Arendt Center, in a wide-ranging conversation about thinking during the time of the plague. 
     
    Podcast editing and music by Andy Evan Cohen. Additional narration by Janet Bentley.Illustration by Grant Barnhart.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series,Thinking the Plague: Looking in the Mirror

    Amor Mundi Podcast Special Series,Thinking the Plague: Looking in the Mirror

    This is episode 5,” Looking In the Mirror.”  It features the Arendt Center's Founder and Director Roger Berkowitz in conversation with Jerome Kohn, a political thinker, the literary executor for Hannah Arendt,  and the editor of many volumes of Arendt’s posthumous works including “Thinking Without a Bannister,” “The Jewish Writings,”  “Essays in Understanding,” and Responsibility and Judgment.” Jerry Kohn was Hannah Arendt’s last research assistant while a graduate student at the New School for Social Research. Both Kohn and Berkowitz were jointly awarded the Hannah Arendt Prize for Political Thinking by the Heinrich Böll Foundation and the City of Bremen in 2019. 
     
    Podcast editing and music by Andy Evan Cohen. Additional narration by Janet Bentley.Illustration by Grant Barnhart.

    • 33 min

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