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Vedres on creative success in Jazz--new publication

October 5, 2017

This article argues for the importance of forbidden triads – open triads with high-weight edges – in predicting success in creative fields. Forbidden triads had been treated as a residual category beyond closed and open triads, yet I argue that these structures provide opportunities to combine socially evolved styles in new ways.

PhD candidates Jelinek and Szarvas on alternative housing models

October 5, 2017

An article about the difficulties of creating a cooperative community housing model from scratch in a country dominated by individual homeownership.

Jean-Louis Fabiani is a fellow at the Institute for Advance Study

September 4, 2017

Jean-Louis Fabiani is  a fellow at the Institute for Advance Study (Princeton, NJ) from September 1st 2017 to June 30th 2018. His research proposal is titled: Disunity in the social sciences. Dreadful or fruitful?
His research will develop in three directions.He will try to give a precise account of the current circulation of ideas in the social sciences. He intends to produce an overview of “the reclaiming of the classics.”