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Invisible Hand Seminar, Fall 2019

Olaudah Equiano and Adam Smith, or, What's Interesting about the Interesting Narrative?

Saturday, September 28, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), D180

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Ostrom Speaker Series: Why and How Do Social Relations Matter for Economic Lives?

Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Center for the Arts, Concert Hall Grand Tier III

Elinor Ostrom’s revolutionary challenge of standard economic arguments bears deep kinship with economic sociologists’ relational accounts of economic life. This lecture will trace economic sociology’s most recent efforts to construct alternative explanations for economic activities, focusing on a set of economic arrangements Zelizer calls “circuits of commerce.”

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