Kari Polanyi Levitt

Gills, B. (Host)

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH


From the Great Transformation to the Great Financialization

DEVESTU (Finnish National Doctoral Training Programme in Development Studies) intensive training course

I initiated and hosted this academic visit by Professor Emerita Kari Polanyi Levitt, which inluded the 2 day DEVESTU intensive doctoral short course, (assisted by Florencia Quesada for DEVESTU). I acted as joint teacher of the doctoral short course with Professor Polanyi and evaluated all the assignments submitted by the students. There were 14 registered students, from several disciplines in the social sciences, including 2 students from the university of Turku, and one from the University of Jyvaskyla. The visit included a seminar presentation by Professor Polanyi Levitt for the staff and doctoral students of Development Studies, and dinner engaements with active and retired staff from Development Studies, the Head of Dept (Political and Economic Studies) and the Dean of Social Sciences.
Period2 May 20147 May 2014
Visiting fromUniversity of Helsinki (Finland)
Visitor degreeProfessor Emerita of Economics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Degree of RecognitionInternational