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CIFAR is a Canadian-based, global charitable organization that convenes extraordinary minds to address science and humanity’s most important questions.

By supporting long-term interdisciplinary collaboration, CIFAR provides researchers with an unparalleled environment of trust, transparency and knowledge sharing. Our time-tested model inspires new directions of inquiry, accelerates discovery and yields breakthroughs across borders and academic disciplines. Through knowledge mobilization, we are catalysts for change in industry, government and society. CIFAR’s community of fellows includes 19 Nobel laureates and more than 400 researchers from 22 countries. In 2017, the Government of Canada appointed CIFAR to develop and lead the Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy, the world's first national AI strategy.

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  • Successful Societies

Social Resilience in the Neoliberal Era

by CIFAR
Nov 13 / 14
CIFAR Successful Society program members Will Kymlicka, Michèle Lamont, Peter Hall, Bill Sewell, Leanne Son Hing and Gérard Bouchard discuss what makes a society successful, neoliberalism and how it has defined the era in which we live, and where signs of social resilience can be found.

They are authors of the 2013 book, Social Resilience in the Neoliberal Era.