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Winter 2018 Workshop Schedule

January 9, 4:30 – 6 PM, SSRB 305
(note the change in hours and location)

Professionalization Panel:
Business School vs. Sociology Departments for Economic Sociologists
Patrick Bergemann, Assistant Professor, Booth School, University of Chicago
Paul-Brian McInerney, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago
Lauren Rivera, Associate Professor, Kellogg School, Northwestern University


January 23, 5 – 6:30 PM

Natalja Czarnecki, PhD student, Antrhopology, University of Chicago

Something in the Way He Says ‘Babushka Production’: Managerial Experts, Sincere Regulation, and Food Safety Reform in Post-Soviet Tbilisi, Georgia

February 8 (Thursday), 12:30 – 1:50 PM
{In collaboration with The Urban Workshop (note the unusual day and time)}

Harold Gabel, M.A. (History), University of Chicago

Technocrats of Transport: How Anti-Politics, Expertise, and the World Bank Shaped CODATU in the 1980s

February 20, 5 – 6:30 PM

Peter Fugiel, PhD Student, Sociology, University of Chicago

Precarious Work Schedules and the Neoliberal Governance of Risk

March 6, 5 – 6:30 PM

Molly Cunningham, PhD Student, Anthropology, University of Chicago

Pension debt, municipal labor, and moral panic: accounting for crisis in Detroit’s bankruptcy

The meetings are held in Social Science Research Building, classroom 106, unless otherwise noted
The workshop is supported by CAS. Questions and concerns can be addressed to:
yanivr at uchicago dot edu