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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

How Golden Age Holland Became the Land of Accountability

Colloquium | September 10 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall

Dr. Jacob Soll, University of Southern California

Department of Geography

Dr. Soll will examine how Golden Age Holland became the first consciously accountable nation. In the realms of both politics and finance Dutch leaders and citizens strived to create a complex culture of accountability.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Deadly Discipline: The Military Art and Corporate Science of Logistics

Colloquium | September 24 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall

Dr. Deborah Cowen, University of Toronto

Department of Geography

In the field of logistics, the work of militaries and markets has long been heavily entwined. But how did the ‘revolution in logistics’ – arguably the most understudied revolution of the 20th century - transform the nature of this intimate entanglement?