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Political Economy Seminars and Events – Semester 2 2017

by Gareth Bryant on July 28, 2017
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I’m pleased to announce the schedule for the Department of Political Economy’s semester two 2017 seminar series at the University of Sydney, listed here with other special events presented by the Department.

All are welcome to attend. Please distribute widely. Also note the changing days, times and venues. Contact me at gareth.bryant@sydney.edu.au for more information.

Abstracts will be progressively posted at http://sydney.edu.au/arts/political_economy/about/seminars/seminar_series.shtml.

 

Thursday 10 August 2017, 4:00 -5:30pm

Presenter: Jane Andrew

Affiliation: Discipline of Accounting, Business School, University of Sydney

Title: “Getting a good score”: The case management work of private prison officers

Venue: Merewether Seminar Room 398

 

Wednesday 16 August, 2:00pm-4:00pm (seminar co-presented with Department of Sociology, Macquarie University)

Presenter: Karl Widerquist

Affiliation: Political philosophy, SFS-Qatar, Georgetown University

Title: Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy

Venue: Darlington Centre Boardroom

 

Wednesday 16 August, 6:00pm-7.30pm (public lecture co-presented with Department of Sociology, Macquarie University)

Presenter: Karl Widerquist

Affiliation: Political philosophy, SFS-Qatar, Georgetown University

Title: Why we need a universal basic income

Venue: Charles Perkins Centre Auditorium

More details: http://ppesydney.net/need-universal-basic-income-karl-widerquist-sydney-lecture/

 

Thursday 24 August 2017, 4:00 -5:30pm

Presenter: Rod O’Donnell

Affiliation: Economics, University of Technology Sydney

Title: Keynes and Marx: Towards constructive Dialogue

Venue: Merewether Seminar Room 398

 

Wednesday 30 August, 12:00-2:00pm

Presenters: Martin Thomas in conversation with Dick Bryan

Title: Crisis and sequels: capitalism and the new economic turmoil since 2007

Venue: Abercrombie Business School room 2130

 

Thursday 7 September 2017, 4:00 -5:30pm

Presenter: Toby Rogers

Affiliation: Department of Political Economy, University of Sydney

Title: The Political Economy of Autism

Venue: Merewether Seminar Room 498

 

Thursday 21 September 2017, 4:00 -5:30pm

Presenter: Sophie Webber

Affiliation: Human Geography, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney

Title:  The new “gold standard”: Experimentalism, behaviouralism and marketisation for development

Venue: Merewether Seminar Room 398

 

Thursday 12 October 2017, 3:00-5:00pm (joint seminar with Department of Anthropology)

Presenter: Chris Gregory

Affiliation: Adjunct Fellow in Anthropology, Australian National University

Title:  What is patrimonial capitalism? Some lessons from central India

Venue: RC Mills Seminar Room 148

 

Thursday 26 October 26, 5.15-7.30pm (Ted Wheelwright Lecture)

Presenter: Katherine Gibson

Affiliation: Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University

Title: Manufacturing the Future: Cultures of Production for the Anthropocene

Venue: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, The University of Sydney

More details: http://ppesydney.net/2017-wheelwright-lecture-katherine-gibson-manufacturing-future-cultures-production-anthropocene/

 

Thursday 2 November 2017, 4:00 -5:30pm

Presenters: Mike Beggs and Luke Deer

Affiliation: Department of Political Economy, University of Sydney

Title: Shadow banking and the transformation of monetary policy in China

Venue: Merewether Seminar Room 398

 

Thursday 16 November 2017, 4:00-5:30pm

Presenter: Lynne Chester

Affiliation: Department of Political Economy, University of Sydney

Title: Australia’s energy crisis: For whom and of whose making?

Venue: Merewether Seminar Room 398

 

Gareth Bryant

Gareth Bryant is a Lecturer in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney.

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