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The successful and popular seminar series is returning this Autumn with a new schedule of seminars. The seminars are weekly on Tuesdays (except for Thursday 17 November), 5-7pm.

All are welcome, no need to book.

 

SOAS DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES & BLOOMSBURY DTC FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

Seminar Series, Term 1, 2016-17

Tuesdays (except for Thursday 17 November), 5-7PM

Various rooms

All welcome, no need to book

 

* Tuesday 11 October *

5-7PM

Professor Anwar Shaikh (Professor of Economics at the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science of the New School University, New York, USA)

Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

Room BGLT (SOAS Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre)

 

*Tuesday 18 October*

5-7PM

Dr Alessandra Mezzadri (Department of Development Studies, SOAS, UK)

Book Launch: The Sweatshop Regime: Labouring Bodies, Exploitation and Garments Made in India
Room (S)ALT (SOAS Alumni Lecture Theatre, Senate House North Block)

 

*Tuesday 25 October*

5-7PM

Dr Genevieve LeBaron (Department of Politics, University of Sheffield, UK)

Combatting the Business of Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains

Room (S)ALT (SOAS Alumni Lecture Theatre, Senate House North Block)

 

*Tuesday 1 November*

5-7PM

Dr Benjamin Selwyn (Centre for Global Political Economy, University of Sussex, UK)

The Struggle for Development 

Room (S)ALT (SOAS Alumni Lecture Theatre, Senate House North Block)

 

*Thursday 17 November (note change of day)*

5-7PM

Professor David Harvey (Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA)

Anti-Value in Marx

Room BGLT (SOAS Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre)

 

*Tuesday 22 November*

5-7PM

Professor Anastasia Nesvetailova (City Political Economy Research Centre, City, University of London, UK)

The Russian Crisis and Global Geopolitics: Dilemmas of Authoritarian Rule

Room (S)ALT (SOAS Alumni Lecture Theatre, Senate House North Block)

 

*Tuesday 29 November*

5-7PM

Dr Johnna Montgomerie (Department of Politics and International Relations, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK)

Is Debt Write-off a Viable Solution to the Crisis of Financialisation?

Room (S)ALT (SOAS Alumni Lecture Theatre, Senate House North Block)

 

*Tuesday 6 December*

5-7PM

Professor Barbara Harriss-White (University of Oxford)

Professor Terry Byres (SOAS, UK)

Professor Henry Bernstein (SOAS, UK)

Professor Jan Douwe van der Ploeg (Wageningen University, Netherlands)

Chaired by Dr Jens Lerche (SOAS, UK)

Special Panel Event: Agrarian Questions Then And Now

Room (S)ALT (SOAS Alumni Lecture Theatre, Senate House North Block)

 

Further details are available on the SOAS Development Studies Department website: https://www.soas.ac.uk/development/events/devstudseminars/

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