Professor Dani Rodrik: How Much Globalization Do We Really Need?
China and the United States have had frosty diplomatic relations in the last few years that have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this talk, Professor Rodrik analyzes the ongoing tensions between the world’s largest economies, and discusses their significant implications on the future of global economic cooperation. This event is co-sponsored by the Political Science and Economics Departments.
Dani Rodrik is Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He has published widely in the areas of economic development, international economics, and political economy. His current research focuses on employment and economic growth, in both developing and advanced economies. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including most recently the Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences. Professor Rodrik is currently President-Elect of the International Economic Association and co-director of the Economics for Inclusive Prosperity network. His newest book is Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy (2017). He is also the author of Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science (2015), The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy (2011), and One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions, and Economic Growth (2007).
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Apr 14, 2:30 PMFrench House Virtual Lecture Series: Jennifer McWeeny
Join Wellesley’s French House in welcoming Jennifer McWeeny for her lecture Why Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex” Is Not about Gender: Phenomenology, Sexual Difference, and the (Mis)translation of Se faire femme.Event Date:Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:30pm
May 6, 2:30–3:45 PMWhen Good Artists Do Bad Things
What should we do, think, and feel when artists we love do terrible things? Should work be available for consumption, or should it be “canceled?” Wellesley’s Erich Matthes offers an argument based on his ongoing research.Event Date:Thursday, May 6, 2021 -2:30pm to 3:45pm