The Great Divergence: Contested Terrain in the Long Run Economic Development of Asia and Europe, is the topic of a seminar to be delivered by Simon Ville, the Professor of Economic and Business History and Head of the School of Humanities and Social Enquiry at the University of Wollongong.
Simon Ville is Professor of Economic and Business History and Head of the School of Humanities and Social Enquiry at the University of Wollongong.
He previously worked at the Australian National University, and the universities of Auckland and Manchester with visiting positions at Harvard Business School, University College London, London School of Economics, the Universities of Glasgow and Melbourne, and the Australian National University.
He has written widely on big business, industry associations, social capital, the Vietnam War, and the rural and resource industries for major publishers such as Cambridge, Oxford and Melbourne University Presses and many leading international journals.
He has research collaborators from USA, Norway, Britain, and Japan. His edited Cambridge Economic History of Australia has just been published and was recently cited in Hansard. He is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and a member of the College of Experts at the Australian Research Council.
The IRPS has organized a seminar with Professor Simon Ville on Thursday 18th of June 2015 starting at 1.00 pm.
Where: The Institute for Religion, Politics, and Society research Hub at level 6, 215 Spring Street, Melbourne (Lonsdale St exit of Parliament Station)
All Welcome! Please rsvp to Raf.Rooseleers@acu.edu.au on Tuesday June 16th of June at the latest.