Spring 2014 Seminar Series

BU’s Sociology Program proudly presents the Spring 2014 Seminar Series
Fridays, 12 noon, at 100 Cummington Mall, Room 241
(unless otherwise noted)

Spring 2014 Seminar Series

Katherine Kellogg - February 7th 2014

Kellogg_Kate_2012 08 09_07February 7th, 2014 – Katherine Kellogg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Occupational Guardians and Implementing Reform 
among Professionals in Two Community Health Centers”

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Raka Ray - February 28th 2014

RakaRay_2013.11.03February 28th, 2014 – Raka Ray
University of California at Berkeley

The Precarious Middle Class:
Gender and Migration in India’s New Economy

Co-Sponsored with the
Center for the Study of Asia

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Smitha Radhakrishnan - March 28th 2014

SmithaRadhakrishnan_AF 2011-12March 28th, 2014 – Smitha Radhakrishnan
Wellesley University

“‘Low Profile’ or Entrepreneurial? 
Contradictions of Gender and Cultural Adaptation
in the Global Microfinance Industry”

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Konstanze Senge - April 4th 2014


April 4th, 2014 – Konstanze Senge
University of Hamburg

“How Do Financial Investors Decide under Uncertainty? – On the Role of Affections and the Affective Pillars of Institutions in Financial Organizations”

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Philip Kasinitz - April 10th 2014 - ANNUAL MORRIS LECTURE

Kasinitz JPG25PM, Thursday, April 10, 2014  – Philip Kasinitz
City University of New York

“Diversity and Inclusion: Immigration,
Demographic Change and Racial Justice
in Contemporary America”

The Sixth Annual Albert Morris Lecture in Sociology

9th Floor Colloquium Room
BU Photonics Center
8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston MA

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Alya Guseva - April 25th 2014

GUSEVAApril 25th, 2014 – Alya Guseva
Boston University

“Generative rules: The Struggle to Construct Markets
for Credit Cards in Bulgaria, China, the Czech Republic,
Hungary, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam”

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Patrick Heller - May 9th 2014

hellerMay 9th, 2014 – Patrick Heller
Brown University

“Urban Regimes and Development:
Comparing Cities in India, Brazil
and South Africa”

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Spring 2013 Seminar Series