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SNF Agora Institute
How 'public palaces' can bridge divides, restore civility
Published Oct 24, 2018 Video
Investments in social infrastructure strengthen communities and can save lives, NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg says during Homewood campus talk
SNF Agora Institute
Giving shape to change
Published Sept 25, 2018
World-renowned architect Renzo Piano discusses his design philosophy, his vision for the SNF Agora Institute project at Johns Hopkins
SNF Agora Institute
Renzo Piano to design campus building
Published Sept 20, 2018
World-renowned architect will create headquarters for Johns Hopkins institute dedicated to strengthening democracy by improving civic engagement, discourse
An effort to restore civil discourse
Published June 19, 2018 Video
SNF Agora Institute workshop in Athens, Greece, examines division, distrust, and democracy
Civil discourse
Building a 'global public square'
Published June 15, 2018
Agora Institute brings immersive audiovisual Portals to Homewood to connect people at Hopkins with others around the world
President's message
Published Fall 2017
What will be the state of our institutions in 2,500 years? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Philanthropy
JHU gets $150M for effort to improve civic discourse
Published June 22, 2017
Gift from Stavros Niarchos Foundation establishes Agora Institute, which aims to foster discussion of divisive issues