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22/10/2015 - 16:45

Dear Members of ODTU Community, 

Within the scope of ODTU's 60th Anniversary Honorary Lecture Series Fall Program, Prof.Dr.Robert D.Jessop from Lancaster University will deliver a talk on "New Forms of Political Capitalism and Crises of the State" on October 22, 2015 Thursday at 14.00 in Cultural Convention Center Kemal Kurdas Hall. The biography of Prof.Dr.Robert D.Jessop and event's poster are attached below. 

All members and students are invited to the conference. 

Bob Jessop is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Cultural Political Economy at Lancaster University, England. He studied sociology at Exeter University and has a PhD from the Faculty of Economics and Politics, Cambridge University. He is best known for his contributions to state theory, heterodox political economy, critical governance studies, the analysis of welfare state restructuring, and the critique of neoliberalism. He recently completed a 3.5 year professorial research fellowship exploring the North Atlantic Financial Crisis and the Eurozone crisis from a cultural political economy perspective, investigating both the structural roots of the crisis and the struggle to interpret and manage the crisis. The results of this research have been published in journal articles and book chapters. Other recent work includes:Beyond the Regulation Approach: Putting Capitalist Economies in their Place (2006, co-authored with Ngai-Ling Sum), State Power: A Strategic-Relational Approach (2007), El Estado como relacíon social (2012),Towards a Cultural Political Economy: Putting Culture in its Place in Political Economy (2013, co-authored with Ngai-Ling Sum),  Cultures of Finance and Crisis Dynamics (2014, co-editor and contributor), The State: Past, Present, Future (2015). An archive of his work can be found at, his personal website.