Upcoming Seminars

Winter Workshop in the Geography of Innovation

January 27 and January 28

The SEG team will host a workshop to convene leading young scholars of the geographical dynamics of innovative activities. Speakers will have 25 minutes to present, discussants will be allocated 5 minutes, and there will be 5 minutes for open Q&A.

Attendance is open to the public. Please register for the SEG mailing list via the SEG homepage to receive the Zoom links. The links will be distributed to mailing list members before the first session.


Session 1: January 27

9am Chicago | 10am NYC | 3pm London | 4pm CET

Complementarity, Knowledge Similarity, and Locational Relatedness in Regional Technological Diversification

Louis Knupling, Leibniz Universit├Ąt Hannover 

Discussant: Dieter Kogler, UCD

Green Complexity and Relatedness: Challenges and Diversification Opportunities for Regional Economies in Argentina

Andrea Belmartino, GSSI

Discussant: Kerstin Schaefer, LSE

Being Together in Place as a Catalyst for Scientific Advance

Eamon Duede, U. Chicago

Discussant: Andrea Ascani, GSSI


Session 2: January 28

9am Chicago | 10am NYC | 3pm London | 4pm Central Europe

Do Open Social Networks Foster High-Tech Growth?

Augustin Boey, LSE

Discussant: Fengli Xu, U. Chicago

Transportation Networks and the Rise of the Knowledge Economy in 19th Century France

Georgios Tsiachtsira, U. Barcelona

Discussant: Carolin Ioramashvili, U. Manchester

Consequences of Lab Closures: Understanding Worker Mobility, Technological Trajectory, and Productivity

Raphael Martins, NYU

Discussant: Melissa Haller, UCLA