Analyses of the financial system from various disciplines has yet to fully explore the connections between the geopolitical and geoeconomic discourses shaping States’ public finance and foreign policy, the role and localization of financial institutions and the evolution of international patterns of firms. Such topics are becoming increasingly relevant, as evidenced in a speech held … More Call for Chapters – Geobanking in the world-system: links between States’ geopolitical strategies, finance & globalization
Fifth FINGEO Global Seminar “European Spaces of Financialization” 28-29 May 2018 Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium *** Local Organizers: Manuel Aalbers (KU Leuven), David Bassens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Reijer Hendrikse (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Michiel van Meeteren (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) Advisory Board: Sabine Dörry (LISER, Luxembourg), Gary Dymski (Leeds University), Karen Lai (National University Singapore), Martin … More Call For Papers: Fifth FinGeo Global Seminar – “European Spaces of Financialization”
By Ann M. Oberhauser, Jennifer L. Fluri, Risa Whitson, and Sharlene Mollett. From Routledge: Feminist Spaces introduces students and academic researchers to major themes and empirical studies in feminist geography. It examines new areas of feminist research including: embodiment, sexuality, masculinity, intersectional analysis, and environment and development. In addition to considering gender as a primary … More New Book: Feminist Spaces – Gender and Geography in a Global Context
10-14 April, 2018 | New Orleans, US Outline: Unicorns stalk Silicon Valley (promising huge returns to investors), big pharma ramps up drug prices on the back of knowledge monopolies (buying back their shares with the profits), multinational corporations hide ‘their’ intellectual property in offshore shell companies (avoiding much-needed taxes), and governments turn the air we … More Call For Papers: Rent, rent-seeking and rentiership in geographical perspective
Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018 Since the inception of the discipline, sociologists have been concerned with power, violence and justice. Current social, economic and political challenges enhance their relevance. As capitalist globalization expands and deepens, corporate power increases along with global, national and local inequalities. New geo-political power configurations and confrontations are emerging, with violence … More ISA World Congress of Sociology: Power, Violence and Justice – Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities
David Harvey, one of the most influential figures in geography and urban studies, and among the most cited intellectuals of all time across the humanities and social sciences, delivered a featured lecture, “Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason,” at the 2017 AAG Annual Meeting.
From Lexington Books. by Les Roberts, Malcolm Alan Compitello, Marc James Leger, Cayley Sorochan, Heather A. Vrana Marxism and Urban Culture is the first volume to reconcile social science and humanities perspectives on culture. Covering a range of global cities—Bologna, Buenos Aires, Guatemala City, Liverpool, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mahalla al-Kubra, Mexico City, Montreal, Osaka, … More New Book: Marxism and Urban Culture