Friday, June 9 – Saturday, June 10
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9:40 am


9:45 – 10:35 am

Jennifer Clark (University of Adelaide, Australia)

  • Negotiating Anthropological Knowledge in Pursuit of Social Justice for Australian Aborigines: The Council for Aboriginal Rights, 1951–1961

10:45 – 11:35 am

Diana Lemberg (Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China)

  • Speaking in Tongues: U.S. Power, Applied Linguistics, and Development Aid, 1945–1970

Coffee/tea break

12:00 – 12:50 pm

Melissa Aronczyk (Rutgers University, United States of America)

  • Public Relations, Issue Management, and the Transformation of American Environmentalism, 1948 – 1991


2:30 – 3:20 pm

Eleanor MacKillop (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)

  • Problematising the Role of Health Economists in the British National Health Service, 1974–1991

3:30 – 4:20 pm

PW Zuidhof (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

  • Seeing like a Market: Do Economists Make Neoliberalism

Conference Dinner

11:00 – 11:50 am

Dick van Lente (Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands)

  • Fred Polak and the New Discipline of Future Studies: A Scientific, Political, and Public Project in the Netherlands, 1950s–1960s

12:00 – 12:50 pm

Timo Vilen (University of Tampere, Finland)

  • Meanwhile in the Northernmost Part of Europe: The Case of the Scandinavian Sovietology


2:30 – 3:20 pm

Devon Powers (Temple University, United States of America)

  • Cool Hunting