2017/08/29 – 2017/09/01 – London, UK – Annual International RGS-IBG Conference

FinGeo supported a series of seven sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2017. The sessions were organised by financial geographers at various career stages and brought together a diverse set of papers dealing with platform finance, FinTech and financialisation with special focus on emerging and low-income economies. An authors-meet-critics session for the new book ‘Money […]

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2017/11/09 – 2017/11/10 – Frankfurt, Germany – Financial Geography Lab 2017

This is the time of financial geographers’ life: A financial crisis, followed by an economic crisis, followed by a European sovereign debt crisis, the Eurosystem fully under stress, and the Brexit potentially shaking out the European system of financial centers. At the same time new currencies emerge, new technologies broaden access to finance, and pose […]

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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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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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2016/08/21 – Beijing, China – International Geographical Congress 2016 in Beijing and the 1st FinGeo Global Seminar

by Karen Lai The Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) had a particularly successful series of sessions which also officially launched our research network. The newly elected FinGeo executive committee also held its first committee meeting within the School of Geography, Beijing Normal University.  All in all, a very productive and enjoyable week with colleagues and […]

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2015/08/19 – Oxford, UK – Launch of Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) at the 4th GCEG

At the Museum of Natural History, Oxford Q&A at the end of paper session on ‘Financialisation of everyday life’. A key development was the official launch of the Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) with a special panel to highlight key research themes and directions for the new research network and a broader discussion with […]

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2017/06/04 – Dublin, Ireland – Brexit, Trump and the Dusk of Globalisation? New Directions in Economic and Financial Geography

(Special FinGeo Panel at the RSA Annual Conference 2017, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 4th – 7th June, 2017) The session will explore new economic-political landscapes following the shock victories of Brexit and Trump and will reflect on their global, regional and local implications. Is globalisation going into reverse? What consequences will this have for local and regional […]

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2017/04/03 – 2017/04/04 – Cambridge, USA – FinGeo Workshop and the 2nd FinGeo Global Seminar at MIT – Finance, Geography and Sustainability: Lessons for Urban Planning, Development and Beyond

Organised by: Janelle Knox-Hayes (MIT), Martin Sokol (Trinity College Dublin), Dariusz Wójcik (Oxford) Please register here: The series will bring together leading thinkers to address the crucially important relationship between finance, geography, and sustainability. In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis there can be little question of the importance of finance in the modern […]

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2017/04/07 – Boston, USA – Brexit and the City: Financial Geography after the UK’s EU Referendum

Organised by: Sarah Hall (University of Nottingham) and Dariusz Wójcik (University of Oxford) sponsored by Geoforum and the Global Network on Financial Geography Friday, 7 April, 3:20-5:00pm The outcome of the UK’s EU referendum caught the City of London by surprise. HSBC debated whether not to move their headquarters to Hong Kong, and decided to […]

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