2022/10/25 – The Financialization of the Brazilian Territory: Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of its Recent Evolution

Financial capitalism has undergone profound changes since at least the 1970s, which made finance even more important for all dimensions of social life (in addition to its most obvious influence on economic processes). This lecture aims to present a geographical view of contemporary financial dynamics, through the presentation of research results on the “financialization of […]

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2022/10/26 Monthly Drink Event (online) – Janelle Knox-Hayes (guest speaker)

Monthly Drink event is a one-hour event 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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2022/11/10 – The Financial Industry Sets Sights on Institutional Investors: A Relational Approach to Property Investment Outsourcing in Brazil

Over the past few decades, pension funds have emerged as major players in global financial markets as the reserves they manage have grown steadily. In this context, trustees are confronted with acute dilemmas regarding how best to generate investment returns for beneficiaries. This involves crucial decisions regarding the diversification of investment portfolios, as well as […]

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2022/09/07 | 14:00 BST: Grants and Funding: Managing funded research projects I (Dariusz Wójcik, Oxford University, UK)

Winning research funding is the aim of many researchers but the complexities of managing a research grant and the research project can be challenging. In this webinar, designed for researchers in their late early career and mid-career, Dariusz Wójcik will share his experiences and learnings from managing research grants and funded research projects and particularly focus […]

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Call for abstracts: The new green global division of labour: Emerging geographies of decarbonisation

The ongoing shift away from fossil fuels has sometimes been framed as a ‘green energy race’ among states, each competing with one another on national missions to develop and deploy renewables. Complicating this picture, various economies across both global North and South are specialising within new geographies of production for green energy infrastructure, with attendant […]

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FinGeo Doctoral Dissertation Prize 2021

This year’s winners are… Ludovico Rella (Durham University) Money’s Infrastructures: Blockchain Technologies and the Ecologies of the Memory Bank & Manuel Wirth (University of Zürich) Doing Good with Finance? Impact Investing and the Marketization of Youth Homelessness in the United Kingdom

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