Spring 2016 Schedule

April 5, 4:30 – 6 PM

Aaron Pitluck, Associate Professor of Sociology, Illinois State University;
Visiting Scholar, University of Chicago

Can We Tether Finance to the Productive Economy?
Experimental Monetary Practices in Islamic Finance

April 19, 4:30 – 6 PM

Tyson Leuchter, PhD Candidate, History, University of Chicago

Settling Accounts: The Émigré Indemnity and Financializing Citizenship
in Restoration France


May 3, 4:30 – 6 PM

Shipeng Yan, PhD Candidate, Organization Theory and Strategic Management, IESE Business School; Visiting Doctoral Student, Booth School of Business;
Incoming Assistant Professor in Organization Studies, Tilburg University

Defying Milton Friedman’s Doctrines at a Friedman City?
A Case Study of a Socially Responsible Investment fund in Hong Kong

May 17, 4:30 – 6 PM

Fiona Rose-Greenland, Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society; Principal Investigator, Modeling the Antiquities Trade in Iraq and Syria (MANTIS)
James Marrone
, PhD Candidate, Economics, University of Chicago; Investigator, MANTIS

A New Method for Evaluating the Market Value of Cultural Artifacts from the Islamic State


May 31, 4:30 – 6 PM

Jonathan Levy, Associate Professor, History, University of Chicago

From Fiscal Triangle to Passing Through: Rise of the Nonprofit Corporation

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