Thursday, November 21 /
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Performativity from a New Angle: Planned Economies and Their Data
Chair: Alina-Sandra Cucu, University of London
Chair: Martha Lampland, University of California, San Diego
Discussant: Martha Lampland, University of California, San Diego
Centrally Planned Society: Social Planning, Social Data and Politics of “Socialist Way of Life” in Late Socialist Czechoslovakia •
Vitezslav Sommer, Charles University in Prague.
By the Piece – Economic Imagination in Mao’s China •
Bolun Zhang, University of California, San Diego; Yimang Zhou, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY).
A March of Numbers, a Cascade of Images: Temporalities, Planning and Economic Management in 1960s Ghana •
Gerardo Serra, University of Manchester.
Performativity of Economics in Late Socialist Romania •
Alina-Sandra Cucu, University of London.
“Our Country Is Still and Will Long Remain in the Primary Stage of Socialism”: the Dialectical Performativity of Leninist Economic Thought in Post-1949 China •
Kean Fan Lim, Newcastle University.
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