2019/01/08 – European Commission Conference on “Promoting Sustainable Finance”, Brussels

EC Conference on “Promoting Sustainable Finance”  January 8-9, 2019 – Brussels CALL FOR PAPERS The Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance and the Community of Practice in Financial Research (CoPFiR), both set up by the European Commission, are pleased to announce a call for papers for a Conference on “Promoting Sustainable Finance”. The conference […]

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Does spatial concentration of the Russian banking sector hinder lending to peripheral regions and SMEs?

– Svetlana Ageeva and Anna Mishura – For Russia, the geographical unevenness in the financial development is obvious. There are marked political and institutional reasons for Moscow’s dominance. Nevertheless, the spatial transformation of the Russian banking system can be considered from the point of view of regularities and trends revealed in contemporary international financial geography. […]

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Reversing neoliberal subjectification. Practicing collective dis-identification and putting life in common

– Cesare Di Feliciantonio – In the last decades homeownership has been increasingly promoted by policy-makers, buying a house seen as an investment for the future under shrinking welfare systems, for instance as a replacement of pensions. This ideology, built upon the idea of people as financial actors, i.e. rational investors willing to maximize their […]

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3rd-6th/09/2019 – 2nd Annual Conference of the The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment – Oxford, UK

The Conference Committee are seeking 40 high quality papers for the conference with each paper having a 30-minute speaking slot. Papers will be presented in sessions organised by asset class or a cross-cutting theme. Within each session papers are likely to come from different disciplines to foster inter-disciplinary collaboration and learning. The conference full details […]

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2019/04 – Washington, DC – Paper Sessions Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG)

Paper session proposal for the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG)–Washington D.C., April, 2019 Session title: Changing political geographies of finance Session co-organizers: Dr. Michael Urban and Dr. Stefanos Ioannou Session outline: This session aims to bring together studies on the interlocking relationship between financial markets, financial institutions, politics and regulation. Recognising […]

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Algorithms and the Anthropocene – Finance, Sustainability and the Promise and Hazards of New Financial Technologies

– Thomas Skou Grindsted – Since the global financial crises (2007-2009), we have experienced one big crash with a temporality of years and months, weeks and days. We have also experienced around ten crises in minutes, hundreds of crises in seconds, and thousands of crises in microseconds. For this reason, we experience turbulent financial worlds […]

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International Financial Centres After the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

– Dariusz Wójcik – It has been ten years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers unleashed panic in financial markets, marking the eruption of the global financial crisis that wreaked havoc to economies and societies around the world. An industry of books has emerged, analyzing the causes, mechanisms and consequences of this calamity. The main protagonists […]

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Impact investing in Pakistan: The role of private debt and shadow banking in financing development

– Juvaria Jafri – Philanthrocapitalism rests on the notion that philanthropy can be more successful when it is more like business. This view is an invitation to global financial capital to chase more than just profit, and to also seek social and environmental goals, particularly to address the challenges of global poverty and climate change. The […]

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Book Launch: International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Edited by Youssef Cassis and Dariusz Wójcik Monday 17th of September, 4.30pm – 7pm10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5AH, UK Book description:As well as marking the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the consequent unleashing of the global financial crisis, 2018 is also the year of negotiations on the […]

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Communications Officer and Executive Committee Member – Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) – Deadline: 1 June 2018

We are looking for a volunteer to join FinGeo team! The Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) is an open and interdisciplinary network of academics, practitioners and experts interested in research on the spatiality of money and finance and its implications for the economy, society, and nature. The inaugural FinGeo Executive Committee was established in […]

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