Dec 5, 2016 6:30:00 PM
End: Dec 5, 2016 8:00:00 PM
In this talk, Dr. Egle Rindzeviciute will discuss her new
book 'The Power of Systems' (Cornell UP, 2016). In
The Power of Systems, Egle Rindzeviciute introduces readers to one of the
best-kept secrets of the Cold War: the International Institute of Applied
Systems Analysis, an international think tank established by the U.S. and
Soviet governments to advance scientific collaboration.
Dec 7, 2016 12:30:00 PM
End: Dec 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM
Dr Paul Segal (King's College) will present his research on the global rich at this seminar, hosted by the UCL SSEES Centre for Comparative Studies of Emerging Economies.
An Intellectual Journey from Transylvania to Berlin during the Enlightenment: the Case of József Fogarasi Pap
Dec 8, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 8, 2016 7:00:00 PM
Dec 12, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 12, 2016 8:00:00 PM
Is the Magic Lantern Still Shining? The Rise of Illiberal Democracy and the Contested Legacy of 1956 and 1989 in Poland and Hungary
Dec 14, 2016 9:00:00 AM
End: Dec 14, 2016 5:00:00 PM
In 1956 many died fighting for freedom and democracy, in 1989 their hopes were realized and state socialism collapsed, today they are ruled by politicians who champion “illiberal democracy,” practice populism, and question “Western values.” Is there a future for liberal democracy in the region?
Reconnecting work and distribution: entanglements of labour, finance and welfare after Yugoslav socialism
Dec 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM
End: Dec 21, 2016 5:00:00 PM
Recently, there has
been a surge of fresh historical and anthropological perspectives on
contemporary politico-economic shifts, most interestingly bringing the value of
labour, the influence of finance, and the importance of social dependence back
into research agendas.
Feb 22, 2017 4:00:00 PM
End: Feb 22, 2017 6:00:00 PM
A talk by Prof Andrei Rogatchevski, held in Russian as part of the Russian language mini-seminars "Culture and Society in Modern Russia" ("Культура и общество современной России").