Professor Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick, is one of the
world’s leading human geographers and social scientists. Thrift has been the recipient
of a number of distinguished academic awards including the Scottish Geographical Society
Gold Medal in 2008, the Royal Geographical Society Victoria Medal for contributions
to geographic research in 2003 and Distinguished Scholarship Honors from the Association
of American Geographers in 2007. Thrift is a member of the Academy of Learned Societies
for the Social Sciences and was made a fellow of the British Academy in 2003. Thrift
has written three monographs and co-authored more than twenty books which include
“Spatial Formations" (1996), "Nonrepresentational Theory," (2007) "Money/Space" (1997).
His work has made ground-breaking theoretical contributions to the social study of
finance, money, cities and political life, the history of time and the digital.
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Light lunch available for early arrivals.