Gaidar Forum participants discuss global transformation in the context of historical sociology

The panel discussion, Global Transformation in the Mirror of Historical Sociology, took place on the third day of the Gaidar Forum.

The session was moderated by Professor of Sociology at New York University in Abu Dhabi Georgi Derluguian. The experts included Monica Prasad, Professor at Northwestern University (USA); Ho-Fung Hung, Professor at Johns Hopkins University; Wolfgang Streeck, Emeritus Director at Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies; and Professor of University of California Harris Kevan.

Undoubtedly, industrialization has brought many benefits to humanity. One of the main advantages is the possibility of instant information exchange and search. Yet, in its pursuit of urbanization, governments forget the most important factor – society, people they are responsible for.

Organizers of the Gaidar Forum: “The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration” (RANEPA), The Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute) and the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR).

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