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Whole Earth, Fractured Planetary: Geohistory, Climate Justice and the Crisis of Capitalism

Smith Warehouse Bay 6 Rm B271 114 S Buchanan Blvd, Durham

Jason W. Moore is an environmental historian and historical geographer at Binghamton University, where he is professor of sociology. He is author or editor, most recently, of Capitalism in the Web of Life (Verso, 2015), Capitalocene o Antropocene?(Ombre Corte, 2017), Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism (PM Press, 2016), and, with Raj Patel, A History of the World […]

The Moral Economy of Debt: Unsettling paradoxes of Neoliberal Market Creeds

The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101 1364 Campus Drive, Durham, NC

  Patricia Northover specializes in economic philosophy and critical development studies. She is a Senior Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, at the University of the West Indies, Mona (SALISES, UWI) and Chair of the sustainable rural and agricultural development research cluster at SALISES, Mona (see, salises-srad.com).  Dr. Northover is […]

Amoral Markets: Accumulation by Drugpossession and Armspossession in 19th Century China

The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101 1364 Campus Drive, Durham, NC

Mark Driscoll is Associate Professor of East Asian and Global Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is an intellectual historian and cultural studies scholar of East Asia, focusing on Japan’s historical interactions with its regional neighbors, Korea and China. His first book was a monograph on the Japanese imperial propagandist Yuasa […]

Extravagant Geometries: Art and the Collapse of Modernization in Latin America

The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101 1364 Campus Drive, Durham, NC

Jaime Acosta Gonzalez is a PhD candidate in the Program in Literature at Duke University.  His dissertation, Writing in the Interregnum: Fiction and the Neoliberalization of Democracy examines how contemporary fiction encodes both the breakdown of the interstate geopolitical system and the failure of new global democratic forms to emerge in the age of globalization.  His research interests […]

The Microcredit Mousetrap: From the Promise of Fighting Poverty to a New Form of Financial Slavery in Mexico w/ Antonio Orozco Ramos

The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101 1364 Campus Drive, Durham, NC

Antonio Orozco studied Business Administration at the Mexican University Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and an AD2 Top Management Program by the IPADE Business School. He has held several senior directorial  positions on Microfinance Institutions in Mexico; has worked for PlaNet Finance, a global French consulting company specializing in Microfinance, and provided […]