Cultures of Economies Research Group

A project of the University Program in Cultural Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Convenors:
John Pickles
Lawrence Grossberg

 

 

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Past Events

 

November 30th 2004.

THE COMING CURRENCY CRISIS.

Workshop with Dr. R. Williams and the Social Movements Working Group. ‘The Coming Currency Crisis’. Alumni 309, 4.30-6.30pm.

Background readings: Loren Goldner, "The 'Dollar' Crisis, and Us. http://info.interactivist.net/article.pl?sid=04/12/04/143218;

‘Currency conundrums’. The Economist Nov 22nd 2004
http://www.economist.com/agenda/displaystory.cfm?story_id=3397847

 

November 14 2004.

FREE TRADE

Jagdish Bhagwati. Friday morning joint seminar with the UCIS Cultures of Economies Group and UCIS Supply Chain Group, Toy Lounge.

 

November 8, 2004.

ECONOMIC REPRESENTATIONS

David F. Ruccio. ‘Economic Representations: Academic and Everyday.’ 308 Alumni Building, Monday, 1:00 pm. David F. Ruccio, who teaches in the Department of Economics and Policy Studies at the University of Notre Dame, is the editor of Rethinking Marxism: A Journal of Economics, Culture, and Society. His books include Postmodern Moments in Modern Economics (Princeton University Press, 2003), Postmodernism, Economics, and Knowledge (Routledge, 2001), and Economic Representations: Both Academic and Everyday (in preparation).

 

November 7, 2004.

RETHINKING ECONOMIES. A seminar with David Ruccio. 308 Alumni, 4.00-6.00pm.

 

October 20, 2004. 

THE HIDDEN ARCHITECTURE OF CAPITAL

Seminar on Hernando de Soto. Graduate School Seminar Room. 5-7pm

 

April 22, 2004.

SOCIAL ONTOLOGIES AND NETWORKS

Manuel De Landa ‘New social ontologies, markets, self-organization, and networks and network economies.’  

 

March 22-24, 2004.

DIVERSE ECONOMIES

Julie Graham and Kathy Gibson. ‘The End of Capitalism and envisioning the diverse economy’ Monday 3.00-5.00. Seminar with JKGG, Monday evening, 7-10pm

 

Spring 2004.

RETHINKING THE ECONOMY

Rethinking the Economy: An Multi-/Inter-Disciplinary Seminar. Arturo Escobar, Larry Grossberg, John Pickles. The syllabus, with many links to readings, is  available at: http://www.unc.edu/depts/geog/people/faculty/pickles/314.pdf