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Lunch and Learn with John Pickles (Geography, UNC)
January 17, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Focusing on the apparel industry, Dr. 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 central and eastern European economies into broader European regional production and local economic development strategies.
John Pickles is the Earl N Phillips Distinguished Professor of International Studies at the UNC Department of Geography. 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.
Lunch and Learn is an interactive lecture series that provides CSEEES faculty affiliates the opportunity to showcase their current research. The lectures are open to all interested faculty, students, staff and community members. Lunch is provided per timely RSVP.