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John Pickles, ‘Articulations of Capital: Global Production Networks and Regional Development’
January 17, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Focusing on the apparel industry, John Pickles will discuss the broader issues raised in his new book Articulations of Capital: Global Production Networks and Regional Development. His presentation will focus on the integration of East Central European economies into both global and local production and economic development strategies.
Pickles is the Earl N. Phillips Distinguished Professor of International Studies in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research currently focuses on global production networks, European economic and social spaces particularly post-socialist transformations in Central Europe and Euro-Med neighborhood policies in Southern Europe. He also works on the cultural economies of maps and mapping, counter-mapping and the use of maps in social movements.
This lecture is part of the Lunch and Learn Series presented by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies. The lectures are open to all interested faculty, students, staff, and community members. Lunch will be provided to registrants. Please RSVP with your lunch order by Friday, January 13.