Launch: UCL Centre for Capitalism Studies

Launching the UCL Centre for Capitalism Studies. Institute of Advanced Studies, London, UK, 20 October 2023, 17.00-19.00.       The UCL Institute of Advanced Studies is launching a new research centre, the Centre for Capitalism Studies. The launch event features renowned artist Hito Steyerl, the pre-eminent economist Professor Ha-Joon Chang and commentary …

Postdoctoral research scholarship at Columbia Money and Finance Idea Lab

The Money and Finance Idea Lab at Columbia University is inviting applications for a full-time postdoctoral research scholar. This Postdoctoral Research Scholar will be embedded in the idea lab on “Money and Finance,” which explores the relation of money and finance both in theoretical terms and in institutional configurations, including …

New book: Clickbait capitalism

Clickbait capitalism: Economies of desire in the twenty-first century. Amin Samman and Earl Gammon (eds), Manchester University Press 2023. The notion of ‘clickbait’ speaks to the intersection of money, technology, and desire, suggesting a cunning ruse to profit from unsavoury inclinations of one kind or another. Clickbait capitalism pursues the …

Online seminar series: Political economy of liquidity

Money and finance seminar series: The political economy of liquidity. Online, October-December 2023. The Columbia Center for Political Economy are running a webinar series on the political economy of liquidity hosted by Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School) and Matthias Thiemann (Sciences Po). Money and finance are at once deeply imbricated …

PERN salon: Surveillance and capture

Surveillance and capture: An exploration of computational perception. PERN Salon, 19 October 2023, 19.00 EST.     The Platform Economies Research Network (PERN) will be holding the final PERN Salon for 2023 with Alexander Galloway (NYU MCC). Galloway will discuss computational perception through two different operations: surveillance and capture. Here …

New interview: Why hedge funds matter

Why hedge funds matter: An interview with Jan Fichtner. Jan Fichtner and Jamie Morgan. real-world economics review, 104 (2023). Hedge funds are not like most other types of investors in contemporary financial markets; they are among the few kinds of actors that are able to move and shake markets from …

New book: Companion to literature and economics

The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Economics. Edited by Paul Crosthwaite, Peter Knight, and Nicky Marsh, Cambridge University Press, 2022. In recent years, money, finance, and the economy have emerged as central topics in literary studies. The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Economics explains the innovative critical methods that scholars …

Special section: The changing spatial arrangements of global finance

Environment and Planning A, vol. 55 no. 4 (2023). Edited by Sarah Hall, Adam Leaver, Leonard Seabrooke, and Daniel Tischer. With contributions from the editors, Daniela Gabor, Ronen Palan, and more.   The spatial arrangements of global finance have changed significantly over the last 30 years, entangling new actors, relations …

Professorship in IPE at City, University of London

The Department of International Politics at City, University of London, is inviting applications for a Professor in the field of International Political Economy. The Department is home to the City Political Economy Research Centre, which you can read about on the CITYPERC website. Professorship in International Political Economy. The deadline …

Online book salon: Sociology and political economy of finance

New debates in the sociology and political economy of finance. LPE at Harvard Law School, 12 June 2023, 12.00–15.00 ET. The Law and Political Economy Programme at Harvard Law School is hosting an online book salon on new debates in the sociology and political economy of finance: Financial sociologists contribute …