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Some books turn the world upside down. These are works that are often brought up, but also often wrongly interpreted. Books you have probably heard of, but either never read or read long ago. That is why three academics discuss three timeless hits in this lecture series. What is the most important message? What explains the impact? And which insights still persist?
In this Studium Generale lecture series in Fall 2019, two members of the Utrecht Young Academy discuss three books that have changed our thinking:
- Dr Divya Raj on Richard Dawkins’ The Selfish Gene
- Dr Joas Wagemakers on Edward Said’s Orientalism