Adam Smith in Beijing (Giovanni Arrighi)

7 March 2012, 12:15 - 14:15

Alison Richard Building, Mtg room 204, 2nd floor (CLAS)*

The readings will be introduced and discussed by Joe Studwell (PhD Candidate in Cambridge)
and the author of  Asian Godfathers (2007, about developmental failure in south-east Asia) and The China Dream (2003, about the 1990s foreign investment gold rush in China).

 

Readings:

Chapter 10. The Challenge of "Peaceful Ascent"

Chapter 11. States, Markets, and Capitalism, East and West 

Chapter 12. Origins and Dynamic of the Chinese Ascent

 

NB: The group will meet in a different room today* (2nd Floor, room 204, Latinamerica Studies area)

Open to all.  No registration required.

Part of the Market Square-The Polity, Economy and Society Cambridge Research Group series.
For more information about the group please click the link on the right hand of this  page.