2022/05/17 FinGeo / AAG webinar – Building Impact and Engagement into Your Early Academic Career

In this webinar, we will hear from economic and financial geographers who have been building engagement and impact into their research careers from the start, and explore ways these researchers are finding to influence policy, aid social movements, and identify and guide the multitude of stakeholders who catalyze change. MAY 17, 2022, 11:00AM EASTERN TIME […]

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2022/05/10 |Alicia Giron| Geographies of Chinese Financial Flows in Africa

The objective of this research is to deepen the relationship between Chinese creditors and companies with African states. The hypothesis that is trying to be demonstrated is how behind the veil of economic development there are the “haute finances” headed by the ‘shareholders’ and ‘stakeholders’ of the financial corporations in a deregulated market, a mention […]

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2022/04/26 – |Leigh Johnson| The Ironies of Disaster Sovereign Disaster Risk Financing for Africa States amidst Covid-19 and a Changing Climate

Amidst budget distress and fiscal austerity, African states face perennial barriers to accessing post-disaster public finance for humanitarian relief and response operations. Such activities are prime targets in development institutions’ attempts to discipline the unruly zone of public finance in Africa, ostensibly beset with inefficiencies, rent-seeking, and corruption. This talk illustrates the stakes of “disaster sovereignty” – […]

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2022/04/04 | FinGeo ECR Monthly Coffee meeting – guest speaker | Dariusz Wójcik |

FinGeo Early Career Researchers monthly coffee meeting: Mon 4th April (4 pm BST, London) The ECR Monthly coffee meeting is a one-hour online open event and the main goal is to bring together early-career researchers across the FinGeo community to give them inspiration about academic and professional careers. It gives participants the opportunity to ask […]

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2022/03/08 |Ludovico Rella| An ecology of Money Infrastructures

This paper proposes an investigation of blockchain technologies – understood as money infrastructures – from the point of view of the ecologies that these infrastructures produce. In fact, infrastructures scholar Susan Leigh Star described infrastructures as fundamentally ecological, i.e. fluid and highly power-fraught technological apparatuses (Star 1995; Coeckelbergh 2013). The concept of ecology also highlights […]

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2022/04/12 |Manuel Wirth| Doing Good with Finance? Impact investing and Marketization of the Youth Homelessness in the UK

In this talk, I present findings from my dissertation in which I studied the implementation of a social policy tool called the Social Impact Bond (SIB), which was implemented in youth homelessness projects in the UK. SIBs are payment-by-results-based financial instruments that aim to render the financing and implementation of socially-oriented projects more efficient by […]

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2021/12/08 | FinGeo Annual General Meeting (AGM) Wed 8th Dec 2021

FinGeo’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 12noon GMT (London) via Zoom, 12.00-13.30 GMT (07.00-08.30 EST / 20.00-21.30 HKT). You must be registered to attend. If you would like to attend, please register via this link: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtfu2gpjIsHNGWpX57RI2MAp4qgIsF9V3p After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing […]

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2021/11/25 Monthly Coffee/Tea Event (online) – Karen Lai (guest speaker)

Monthly coffee/tea event – is a one-hour event being hosted online by FinGeo. It brings together early career researchers and PhD students, across finance, geography, and the wider academic community. This is a unique opportunity for all attendees at different stages of their careers to engage with one another in an online supportive event, have an opportunity […]

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2021/11/19 Valuing the City Symposium

A full-day symposium on the occasion of the publication of Built Up: An Historical Perspective on the Contemporary Principles and Practices of Real Estate Development (Routledge, 2021) by Patrice Derrington, Holliday Associate Professor and Director of Real Estate Development Program at Columbia GSAPP. Fall 2021 public programming will be a virtual/in-person hybrid. Columbia affiliates holding a green pass may […]

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