China in Latin America: Challenging Development Thought and Practice, talk by Kevin Gallagher



We invite you to join us Wednesday, October 17 as we present another speaker for our Rethinking Development Lecture Series, Kevin Gallagher on: 

"China in Latin America: Challenging Development Thought and Practice"

Kevin Gallagher is Associate Professor of International Relations and Faculty Coordinator for Boston University’s Global Development Policy Program. Professor 

Gallagher is also a research associate at the Global Development and Environment Institute of Tufts University and at the Political Economy Research Institute of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


He has served as a visiting or adjunct professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government; El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico;  Tsinghua University in China; and the Center for the Study of State and Society in Argentina.   In 2009, he served on the investment subcommittee of the US Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy. He currently serves on the National Advisory Committee to the North American Free Trade Agreement at the US Environmental Protection Agency and as a member of the Inter-American Dialogue’s China and Latin America Working Group.  Professor Gallagher writes regular columns on global economic and development policy for The Guardian,Financial Times, and Al-Jazeera.  He co-chairs the Triple Crisis blog. His recent publications include: The Dragon in the Room: China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization (co-authored), The Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development in Mexico’s Silicon Valley (co-authored), and is co-editor of the Review of International Political Economy.

The Fall '12 International Development Group (IDG) Lecture Series part of the Advanced Doctoral Seminar on Development Theory sponsored by the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT.

The room is accessible from the Mass Ave entrance. Lunch will be served.