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Welcome event for Jason Hickel and Jordi Honey-Rosés

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ICTA-UAB is inviting everyone to welcome Professors Jason Hickel and Jordi Honey-Rosés as new seniors of our community. They will respectively present their career trajectory and lay out their research plans for the coming years. There will be some time for questions and comments. 

The number of people who can attend the meeting in presence at ICTA-UAB is limited to 30 people. Please register through the following link if you wish to greet Jordi and Jason face-to-face. Otherwise, you can join the Zoom Meeting.


Date: Wednesday 27th of October 2021
Time: 12h
Venue: Room Z/023 - Z/022 – Online:
Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88347710602?pwd=VVBhNHVSMWo2MkNyU09MWHVQNWRCQT09
Meeting ID: 883 4771 0602 - Passcode: 587052

 

Jason Hickel is an economic anthropologist whose research focuses on global inequality, imperialism and political ecology. He is the author of several books, most recently “The Divide: A brief guide to global inequality and its solutions” (Penguin 2018), and “Less is More: How degrowth will save the world” (Penguin 2021). He is Associate Editor of the journal World Development, serves on the Statistical Advisory Panel for the UN Human Development Report, and on the Harvard-Lancet Commission on Reparations and Redistributive Justice. In addition to his academic work, he writes for the Guardian, Foreign Policy and Al Jazeera. He has joined ICTA-UAB and the university’s Department of Anthropology through the "Beatriz de Galindo” Senior Programme scheme.
 

Jordi Honey-Rosés is an urban planner (PhD Regional Planning, University of Illinois) specializing in environmental issues and methodologies for evaluating public programs and policies. Prior to joining ICTA-UAB as a Ramón y Cajal Senior Fellow, he spent eight years at the School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia (2013-2021), where he was a Full Professor. He has published in leading international journals on urban experiments and program evaluation and his teaching has been recognized with the prestigious Killam Prize of the University of British Columbia. He has earned undergraduate degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) from Harvard University.

Welcome event Hickel and Honey-Roses