Only a few weeks before his death on April 29, 2008, Charles Tilly had received the SSRC’s Albert O. Hirschman Prize in recognition of his extensive career spanning the social sciences. He expressed his admiration for Albert Hirschman upon learning of the decision, and was looking forward to delivering the Hirschman Lecture later this year. We have invited several of Tilly’s many colleagues and students to send in essay tributes. In addition, we have created a site with Annotated Links to Charles Tilly Resources.

NOTE: Readers are invited to add their own tributes and stories to complement the list below. Reader submissions are displayed on the “Your Tributes” page.


Chuck’s Extended Academic Family
by Ron Aminzade
The Political Ethnographer’s Compagnon
by Javier Auyero
A Voice We Will Miss
by Craig Calhoun
Michigan Memories
by Michael Hanagan
Gold (Advice) and (Horace) Silver
by Doug McAdam
I Went Up To Amiens Today
by John Merriman
Dear Joan, Call Me “Chuck”
by Joan Scott
Partners in Contention
by Sidney Tarrow
The Gift-Giver
by Viviana Zelizer
Your Tributes
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