Building bridges across time and space
Sociologia, Problemas e Práticas
Richard Lachmann is a professor in the Department of Sociology of the University at Albany, State University of New York. He completed his B. A. with highest honors at Princeton University and his M. A. and Ph. D. at Harvard University. His research and writing are focused on Political Sociology and Comparative Historical Sociology, especially on the origins of capitalism and the decline of dominant powers. His book Capitalists in Spite of Themselves: Elite Conflict and Economic Transitions in Early Modern (2000) won the Distinguished Scholarly publication Award of the America Sociological Association. His early works include a study of New York graffiti published in the American Journal of Sociology in 1988. Lachmann was a visiting professor at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, in 2010, and in 2012 he was also a visiting professor at Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), with the support of the Fulbright Commission. This interview has the objetive of introducing the work of Richard Lachmann and also of documenting his time in Portugal.
Classificação Fields of Science and Technology
- Sociologia - Ciências Sociais
- Outras Ciências Sociais - Ciências Sociais