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2017-2018 “Theorizing the Global Future” Speaker Series

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

“The Sharing Economy, Digital Automation and the Global Future of Work”

Arun Sundararajan, Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences and the Robert L. and Dale Atkins Rosen Faculty Fellow, New York University’s (NYU) Stern School of Business

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Presented by Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, and Center for Emerging Markets

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

“Is the Future Urban?”

Neil Brenner, Professor of Urban Theory, Harvard Graduate School of Design

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Presented by Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies, and School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

“Considerations for the Economy and Governance of a One-million Person Mars Colony”

Marshall Brain, Founder of HowStuffWorks and Director of the Engineering Entrepreneurs Program at North Carolina State University

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Presented by Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies, Department of Political Science, and College of Engineering

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

“Whiplash: How to Survive a Faster Future?”

Jeff Howe, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Founding Director of the Media Innovation Program, Northeastern University

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Presented by Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies, and College of Arts, Media and Design

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Published On: August 9, 2017 |
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