Is Cultural Participation a Positional Good?

10.00 - 12.00

February 15, 2018
Versione stampabile

Time: 10.00 - 12.00
Venue: Department of Sociology and Social Research, via Verdi, 26 - Trento, Lab 4 - Ground Floor

Brown bag seminars - Organized by the Center for Social Inequality Studies (CSIS) research unit

Speaker:

  • Tally Katz-Gerro, Manchester University

Tally Katz-Gerro is Research Fellow in the Sustainable Consumption Institute and Reader in Sociology at the University of Manchester. She obtained a Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. Se was vice-president of the Israel Sociological Society, co-founder of a section on environment and society within the Israeli Sociological Society and co-coordinator of the Israel branch of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI). She recently served for two terms as member of the executive committee and treasurer of the European Sociological Association. In the past few years she was invited as visiting professor in several universities, including the Department of Economic Sociology in Turku, where she was also appointed adjunct professor, Kyung-Hee University (Seoul), Science Po (Paris), ENSAE (Paris), University of Innsbruck and others. Her research addresses scholarship conducted at the crossroads of consumption, culture, environment, and inequality, with a strong emphasis on cross-national and cross-time comparisons.