2021/06/18 Brexit Geographies of the United Kingdom

Regions in Recovery Global E-Festival Programme Friday, June 18 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+1 Zoom (join the session) Chair: Johannes Glückler, Heidelberg University, Germany Geography is central to understanding the antecedents and consequences of Brexit, as demonstrated in both quantitative and qualitative studies. Extant research has analyzed the factors that explain leave votes and has shown the significance […]

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2021/06/18 Regions in Recovery Global E-Festival: Financial Geographies of Brexit

Friday, June 18 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM GMT+1 Zoom (join the session) Chair: Dariusz Wójcik, Oxford University, UKGeography is central to understanding the antecedents and consequences of Brexit, as demonstrated in both quantitative and qualitative studies. Extant research has analyzed the factors that explain leave votes and has shown the significance of age, education, individual attitudes and […]

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FinGeo Summer School Programme

The four-day FinGeo Summer School is intended for early career scholars, e.g. advanced PhD students, Postdocs and early career faculty members. The Summer School is designed to prepare researchers for academic advancement and to build a community of scholars researching the intricate relations between finance and space. The Summer School hosts keynote sessions by preeminent […]

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University of Nottingham Assistant Professor in Economic Geography

The School of Geography, University of Nottingham, is now advertising for an Assistant Professor in Economic Geography.  This is a permanent Research & Teaching post.  Full details can be found at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/SOC135721 The deadline for applications is 7th June. The successful candidate will join the school’s vibrant and internationally recognised Economic Worlds research cluster (https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/economic-worlds/).  We undertake research on […]

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Vrije Universiteit Brussels PhD Researcher (1FTE/4 years/bursary) – The Emerging Geographies of FinTech

Cosmopolis: Centre for Urban Research (Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium) is seeking to attract a full-time junior researcher in the context of the project “Emerging Geographies of Financial Technology in Europe: Mapping Organizational, Institutional, and Strategic Financial Center Change in the Benelux” funded by the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and coordinated by David Bassens (short project description […]

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2021/06/17- FinGeo – Financial Geographies of Regional and Urban Recovery

• SS34 I FINGEO. Financial PoliciesThursday, 17 June 2021, 9:00 – 11:00 BST• SS34 II FINGEO. Financial NetworksThursday, 17 June 2021, 12:00 – 14:00 BST • SS34 III FINGEO. Urban and Regional DimensionThursday, 17 June 2021, 15:00 – 17:00 BST Registration for the conference is free for non-presenting participants. Here are the session details. Session organisers:  Dariusz Wójcik, […]

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Financial nationalism and democracy: Evaluating financial nationalism in light of post-crisis theories of financial power in Hungary (By Dóra Piroska)

Financial nationalism is on the rise. Countries ranging from the United States, Russia, China, and Taiwan, to Bolivia and Hungary embrace financial nationalist policies although to varying degrees. For scholars, a core intellectual puzzle is to explain these governments’ sustained capacity to pursue financial nationalism in an era when the interconnectedness of global financial markets […]

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The Local Effects of Monetary Policy (by Sergey Avetisyan)

The literature about financial geography is largely defined by three parts: financial geography (general), distance relations in banking, and location analysis of commercial banks. Two important parts of financial geography are, however, rarely discussed in their relationship to each other: financial centers and monetary policy. This paper is devoted to an analysis of the literature […]

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Full time PhD Studentships the Open University Business School, research “Social and Economic Inequality in a Financialized Society”

Unit :  Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) Salary :  Stipend: £15,544 (circa) per year Location :  Milton Keynes Please quote reference :  FBL/PhDStudentships Closing Date :  13 July, 2021 – 12:00 Supervisors: Dr Dimitris P Sotiropoulos and Dr Daniele Tori, Project: DAF01 Social and Economic Inequality in a Financialized Society The Open University Business and Law Schools […]

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2021/13/07 – Amy Horton “Care and financial fragility”

Register for free here (Regional Studies Association) Care and financial fragility  Care for ageing populations has been seen as a major economic burden, but also as a promising venue for financial investment – attracting a range of private equity firms, hedge funds and real estate investment trusts. This talk draws on empirical research in the […]

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2021/06/29 – Shenjing He “Loft-living under state-led financialisation: Adaptive reuse of industrial buildings for long-term rental apartments in Beijing, China”

Register for free here (Regional Studies Association) Loft-living under state-led financialisation: Adaptive reuse of industrial buildings for long-term rental apartments in Beijing, China    The conversion of industrial properties into trendy urban spaces for culture and creative industries and residential uses, known as loft-living, has transformed the urban landscapes and socioeconomic configurations of North American and European postindustrial cities since the […]

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2021/06/15 – Sarah Hall “The economic geographies of Brexit and financial services”

Register for free here (Regional Studies Association) The economic geographies of Brexit and financial services  This paper analyses the implications of Brexit for financial geographies in the EU. Popular and media attention has focused on the relocation of some jobs and assets from London to European financial centres. These reports argue that such relocations are a […]

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