CFP: Cultures and spaces of debt and finance

Cultures and spaces of debt and finance. University of Arizona, 10-11 May 2019. The University of Arizona’s Cultural and Critical Theory program will be hosting a conference in Tucson this May and is inviting paper proposals from across the full range of disciplinary perspectives. Confirmed keynote speakers include: Anthony Alvarez, co-author of …

CFP: Critical finance studies conference, 2019

Critical finance studies conference 2019. Birmingham Business School, 7-9 August. The Critical Finance Studies conference goes to Birmingham this year, and the organisers are explicitly encouraging papers that develop “radically novel ways of thinking and comprehending finance”. Possible topics include (but are not limited to): Finance and the environment Responsible …

New book: ‘The Political Theory of Neoliberalism’

The Political Theory of Neoliberalism. Thomas Biebricher, Stanford University Press 2019. Biebricher’s title is the third in the Currencies book series with Stanford University Press. Neoliberalism has become a dirty word. In political discourse, it stigmatizes a political opponent as a market fundamentalist; in academia, the concept is also mainly wielded …

CFP: Critical macro-finance workshop

Critical macro-finance workshop. Goldsmiths, University of London, 9-10 September 2019. Warwick Critical Finance Group and Goldsmiths Political Economy Research Centre are co-organising a two-day workshop later this year to explore the seam between critical macro-finance and IPE. Instead of the standard panel and paper presentation format, the organisers are inviting …

TNI report 2019: State of financial power

State of power 2019: Finance. Transnational Institute Annual Report #8, January 2019. This year the TNI have devoted their annual report to the varied dimensions and dynamics of financial power, asking how popular movements might regain control over money and finance. The report features essays by leading activist-scholars on topics ranging …

CFP: Finance capital and the ghosts of empire

Finance capital and the ghosts of empire: An interdisciplinary symposium. University of Sussex, 5-6 April 2019. Following a successful 2017 symposium at Goldsmiths, this upcoming two-day event will bring together artists, activists and scholars from a range of fields to revisit ‘colonial debts, extractive nostalgias, and imperial insolvencies’. The deadline for …

Audio recording: ‘Financial models and society’

Financial models and society: Villains or scapegoats? Panel discussion recorded at FSN 2018 For those who missed it in Edinburgh, you can now listen to an audio recording of the session on Ekaterina Svetlova’s new book, Financial Models and Society: Villains or Scapegoats? (Edward Elgar, 2018). In addition to Ekaterina, the …

Conference CFP: Accumulating capital

Accumulating capital: Strategies of profit and dispossessive policies. University of Paris Dauphine, 6-7 June 2019. Marlène Benquet and a group of colleagues are organizing a major two-day conference in Paris later this year and are inviting paper submissions that address the following themes: Accumulation and exploitation Accumulation and finance Accumulation …