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Wednesday, 30 September, 2020 - 16:00
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Keith Breckenridge

On Wednesday, at 4pm, the WIPES discussion will be based on Adam Tooze's Statistics and the German state, 1900-1945: the making of modern economic knowledge.  Please read, at least, the Introduction and Chapters 5, 6 and 7.  (The crisis more

Monday, 5 October, 2020 - 16:00
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Quinn Slobodian


Wednesday, 7 October, 2020 - 16:00
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Crispian Olver

Political settlements theory seeks to explain development outcomes according to the distribution of organisational power, institutions and resources in society. Drawing on various traditions (new institutionalism, public choice, Marxism), more

Monday, 12 October, 2020 - 16:00
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Karl von Holdt

Much of the literature on the political engagements of sociologists has been framed by Michael Burawoy’s concept of ‘public sociology’. The aim of this chapter is to develop a critique of this concept, drawing from the writings and more

Monday, 19 October, 2020 - 16:00
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Hilary Lynd


Monday, 26 October, 2020 - 16:00
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Ngaka Mosiane