The Global Financial Crisis from 2008-2012 and Alternative Economic Cultures
Thursday 17 May, 2012
New School, Johnson Design Center
66 Fifth Ave, Kellen Auditorium
Professor Castells is also research professor at the Open University of Catalonia in Barcelona, and professor emeritus, University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of 22 academic books and editor or co-author of 21 additional books, as well as over 100 articles in academic journals. He has received numerous awards including most recently the Holberg International Memorial Prize; the Guggenheim Fellowship; the C. Wright Mills Award from the American Society for the Study of Social Problems; the Robert and Helen Lynd Award from the American Sociological Association for his lifelong contribution to community and urban sociology; the Kevin Lynch Award of Urban Design from M.I.T; the Medal of Urbanism from the City of Madrid; the Eric Schelling Prize of Architectural Theory from the Eric Schelling Foundation, Germany; and the Compostela Award from the Compostela Association of Universities, Spain’s National Prize of Sociology and Political Science.