Winter 2016 ***UPDATED*** Schedule

January 12, 4:30 – 6 PM

Alex Preda, Associate Professor, King’s College London, Visiting Professor, University of Chicago

Strategies and Relationality in Trading

(A chapter from: Noise. Living and Trading in Electronic Finance)

January 26, 4:30 – 6 PM

Le Lin, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago, Department of Sociology

Intraorganizational Conflict and Financialization as a Lubrication Process: The Transformation of New Oriental and China’s Education and Training Industry


February 9, 4:30 – 6 PM

Christy Brandly, PhD Student, University of Chicago, Political Science Department

Post-Soviet Modernization: Resource Curse and Regional Development in Modern Russia

February 23, 4:30 – 6 PM

Paul-Brian McInerney, Assoc. Prof., UIC, Department of Sociology

Of One Night Stands, Serial Hook-Ups, and Monogamy: The Dynamics of Collaboration among Craft Brewers


March 8, 4:30 – 6 PM

Tal Yifat, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology

Governing Sustainable Transactions: Empowered Participatory Governance in a Large Agri-food Value Chain


Meetings will be held in Social Science Research Building, classroom 401

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