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Global Crisis

THE GLOBAL CRISIS: RETHINKING ECONOMY AND SOCIETY

December 3–5 2010

Part of 3CT’s Economy and Society Series

• Friday, December 3, 2010
• 8:45–9:30 Breakfast & Introductory Remarks
• 9:30–12:30Panel No. 1: Understanding the Crisis Historically

• Chair: William Sewell
• David Harvey
• Duncan Foley
• Beverly Silver
• Immanuel Wallerstein
• Discussant: Moishe Postone

• 12:30–1:30 Lunch
• 1:30–4:00 Panel No. 2: The Crisis and the Global South
• Chair: Lisa Wedeen
• Vivek Chibber
• Ho-fung Hung
• Claudio Lomnitz
• Achille Mbembe
• Discussant: John Comaroff

• Saturday, December 4, 2010
• 9:00–9:30 Breakfast & Introductory Remarks
• 9:30–11:45 Panel No. 3: The Financialization of Economic Life
• Chair: Paul Cheney
• James Galbraith
• Benjamin Lee/Edward LiPuma
• Greta Krippner
• Discussant: Gary Herrigel

• 11:45–12:45 Lunch

• 12:45–3:00 Panel No. 4: Neo-liberalism as Ideology and as Policy
• Chair: Jean Comaroff
• Neil Brenner/Jamie Peck/Nik Theodore
• Peter Evans/Bill Sewell
• Saskia Sassen
• Discussant: James Sparrow

• 3:00–3:15 Coffee Break

• 3:15–5:30 Panel No. 5: Unsettled Practices: Work and Expert Knowledge
• Chair: TBA
• Michael Hardt
• Richard Sennett
• Kaushik Sunder Rajan
• Discussant: Andreas Glaeser

• Sunday, December 5, 2010

• 10:00–12:30 Roundtable: Paths to the Future

This conference has been co-sponsored by the Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Norman Wait Harris Fund, the History Department, the Anthropology Department, the Nicholson Center, the Social Sciences Division and the Political Science Department. For further information, please contact Anwen Tormey (amtormey@uchicago.edu)

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Uncertainty

Uncertainty

THE GOVERNMENT OF UNCERTAINTY: HOW TO FOLLOW THE POLITICS OF OIL

 

Economy and Society Guest Lecture 2009

“The Government of Uncertainty: How to Follow the Politics of Oil”

Professor Timothy Mitchell, Columbia University, New York, 6.30pm – 8.00pm, Thursday 15th October 2009

Sheikh Zayed Lecture Theatre, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE

Please RSVP to econsoc@lse.ac.uk

Professor Timothy Mitchell
Timothy Mitchell is professor in the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He is the author of Colonising Egypt (1991) and Rules of Experts: Egypt, Techno-Politics, Modernity (2002).

Mitchell has published articles in numerous publications including; American Political Science Review; Comparative Studies in Society and History; Theory and Society; and International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

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