Financial Circuits: Cyclicality, Leakiness and Social Housing Finance in Ireland and Denmark

– Michael Byrne and Michelle Norris – Denmark and Ireland are both small, open economies and both countries experienced housing bubbles followed by housing and financial busts between the late 1990s and the present day. While the nature and extent of the housing and financial crises experienced by each country differs (Ireland’s experience being significantly […]

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Cluster dynamics of financial centres in the United Kingdom: Do connected firms grow faster?

– Vladimír Pažitka and Dariusz Wójcik – The aftermath of the global financial crisis (GFC) has seen a sharp reduction in employment in financial services in the United Kingdom, shrinking bank balance sheets and reduction in global corporate finance and investment banking revenue. Underneath the veil of this grim picture, however, there was a lot […]

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2017/06/06 – Dublin, Ireland – Geographies of Money and Finance: Where next?

Book Launch & Meet-the-Authors: Handbook on the Geographies of Money and Finance – edited by Ron Martin and Jane Pollard – Sponsored by the RSA Research Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo). Time: Tuesday 06/06/2017 1430 – 1600 Chair: Martin Sokol – Trinity College Dublin Authors/Panellists: Ron Martin – University of Cambridge, UK (Co-Editor) Dariusz Wójcik – […]

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What is Financialization?

– Manuel B. Aalbers – Many financial geographers use the term “financialization”. But what is financialization? It clearly has to do with finance and the “-ation” part suggests that it is not a state or end result but an action, something that is made. So let’s start by looking at the meaning of “finance”. The […]

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Post-Doctoral Researcher (x2) – Financial Geography – School of Geography, Trinity College Dublin (Deadline: 26 April 2017)

Led by Dr Martin Sokol, GEOFIN is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant (1.8m EUR). This 5-year project examines the way in which Western banks conquered Eastern Europe following the collapse of communism. East-Central Europe is being used as a laboratory to understand how finance penetrates every nook and cranny of post-communist […]

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Clark, Gordon L. – Professor and Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University

Gordon L Clark FBA DSc is Professor and Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University with joint appointments in the Saïd Business School and the Oxford University Centre for the Environment, holds a Professorial Fellowship at St Edmund Hall, is the Sir Louis Matheson Distinguishing Visiting Professor in the […]

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2017/12/06 – 2017/12/08 – Singapore – 4th FinGeo Global Seminar – Conference on Global Production

The 4th FinGeo Global Seminar will be held at the National University of Singapore as part of the Conference on Global Production, 6-8 December 2017. There will be a series of paper sessions and panel discussion with the overarching theme of “Global financial networks”. Please find an overview of the programme here. We welcome proposals […]

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Book Review – Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism [Gekaufte Zeit. Die vertagte Krise des demokratischen Kapitalismus], by Wolfgang Streeck, Berlin: Suhrkamp, extend-ed edition, 2015

– Sabine Dörry – The conceptualisation of the phenomenon of financialisation has been firmly rooted in geographical research for years. In “Buying Time” Wolfgang Streeck presents an amazingly coherent foundation for the empirical findings of our time in which the process of finan-cialisation is a core component. His sharp, critical social analysis, primarily of the […]

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Research Associate – Finance and Geography – School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University (Deadline: 5 April 2017)

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate to work on the project ‘Cities in Global Financial Networks: Financial and Business Services and Development in the 21st Century’, funded by the European Research Council. CityNet is a frontier research project investigating the nature and dynamics of Financial and Business Services and their implications for the […]

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PhD Researcher (Fully Funded) – Financial Geography – Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

The Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) invites highly qualified and motivated applicants for a fully funded PhD position within the framework of the FINWEBS project, co-funded by the Flemish Fund for Scientific Research (FWO) and the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR). Closing date for applications: 10 April 2017. Students graduating over the summer 2017 […]

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2017/09/04 – 2017/09/06 – Brussels, Belgium – The 3rd FinGeo Global Seminar “Financial Geographies of Europe”

The 3rd FinGeo Global Seminar was organised as part of EUGEO’s 6th Congress on the Geography of Europe in Brussels on 4-6 September 2017. A series of thematic sessions were held on the topic “Financial geographies of Europe” chaired by Manuel Aalbers and David Bassens. These sessions were sponsored by the FINGEO RSA network and […]

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2017/04/04 – Cambridge, USA – FinGeo AGM 2017

Join us for the historic first-ever Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo). We will be discussing achievements and future plans of the Network. Please register here. Chair: Professor Dariusz Wojcik (Univerisity of Oxford) Open to all FinGeo members. (To join FinGeo, please email FinGeo Secretary – sokolm@tcd.ie) Time: 4:30 […]

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