NEW DIRECTIONS IN POLITICAL ECONOMY
19-21 February 2016
Stanford Humanities Center &History Corner
More Political Economy Project Workshops
Papers and Presentations
"Introductions to New Directions in Political Economy"
"Capitalism and Agrarian Development"
"U.S. Food Aid and the Green Revolution"
"Iraqi Kurdish Collective Towns During the Seventies in the Context of Socialist ''Villagization''"
A Refugee Country: Land, Commerce, and Development of the Amman Region, 1878-1914
Discussion of Readings
Animators: Firat Bozçali and Meade Klingensmith
Sven Beckert,Empire of Cotton: A Global History
Animators: Paul Amar and Max Ajl
James Ferguson, Give a Man a Fish, Ch. 1.
Jason W. Moore, "Transcending the Metabolic Rift: A Theory of Crises in the Capitalist World-Ecology" Journal of Peasant Studie.
Vivek Chibber, Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital, Ch. 2-4
Respondents: Zachary Lockman and Joel Beinin
Hesham Sallam, Sherene Seikaly, Adam Hanieh
How to Understand the Arab Spring?
Geographies of Oil and Power
Oil, the Baath, and the Limits of American Corporatism in Iraq, 1963-1968
Joel Beinin, Toby Jones
Atlas of Oil Project
Caroline Abadeer, Scott Williamson. Alexandra Domike Blackman
Mapping Cairo Project
Ahmad Shokr, Aaron Jakes
Empire Without Value? Respinning Histories of Capitalism
What's Wrong with "Political Economy of the Middle East"
Ziad Abu Rish, Charles Anderson
Palestine and Global Capitalism
Europe as Object: Levantine Joint-Stock Companies, Land, Law, and Global Capital
Arab Palestinian Tobacco Cultivation under the British Rule, 1920-1948
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