Research Colloquium: David Huyssen (University of York): "Excerpts from an Intimate Social(ist) History of the Hedge Fund?"
David Huyssen is a Senior Lecturer in American History, specialising in the history of U.S. political economy and urban life, particularly that of New York City. His research interests extend to all aspects of global capitalism from the 19th century to the present, and he has commented on the history of inequality and capitalism for BBC News, Deutsche Welle radio, and Le Monde. He has also enjoyed research funding from The Tobin Project, the Mrs. Giles F. Whiting Foundation, and the New-York Historical Society, and is currently writing a history of Alfred Winslow Jones, the socialist inventor of the modern hedge fund.
David joined the department at York in 2015, having taught previously at Yale, Wesleyan, the New School, and New York University in the USA.
The event will take place as a part of the MA colloquium of the History Department online via WebEx on Nov 29, 2021, 6.15 pm-7.45 pm (Berlin time).