Seminar Archive

40th Anniversary
Fall 2007 - Spring 2008
Fall 2006 - Spring 2007
Fall 2005 - Spring 2006
Spring 2005

SPURS/Humphrey Program Luncheon Seminar Series

“In Search of Global Solidarity“ | Fall 2006 - Spring 2007

Mondays, 12:15-2:00PM, Room 7-338 (Stella Room)

September | 11

Alice Amsden
Barton L. Weller Professor of Political Economy, MIT
”Does National Ownership Matter in Economic Development?”

September | 18

Andrew Schrank
Department of Sociology, University of New Mexico
”Homeward Bound?: Interest, Identity and Investor Behavior in a Third World Export Platform”

October | 2

Richard Locke
Alvin J. Siteman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Political Science, MIT Sloan
”Does Monitoring Improve Labor Standards?: Lessons from Nike”

October | 16

Stephen Belcher
Pennsylvania State University
”Myths, Mythologies and Questions of Identity”

October | 23

IDG Group Discussion
Innovative Institutions in Development.

November | 6

No Seminar

November | 13

Ann Markusen
Professor of Urban Planning and Policy, University of Minnesota
”Arts and Culture in Economic Development as a Route to Global Solidarity”

November | 20

Regina Abrami
Assistant Professor in the Business, Government and International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School
”Trading Up or Dressing Down? Conditional Trade and Garment Industry Development in Cambodia, Lesotho & Swaziland”

November | 27

Chris Zegras
Assistant Professor of Transportation Planning, MIT
”Urban Transportation and the Kyoto Protocol”

December | 4

Daniel Bradlow
Professor of Law, Director of the International Legal Studies Program, and Coordinator of the SJD, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship and International Visitors Programs at American University Washington College of Law
”The Changing Role of the IMF in the Governance of the Global Economy and Its Consequences”

December | 11

Richard Samuels
Ford International Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for International Studies, MIT
”Japan and Asian Security”

For more information, call 617-253-5915
Reservations are required for lunch through nvdeleon@mit.edu.

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Ernest O. Ansah
Ghana 2006-2007
Water and Sanitation Specialist