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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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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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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2021/05/18 – Yanpeng Jiang “The financialization of Chinese cities and the role of urban investment and development companies”

Register for free here (Regional Studies Association) The financialisation of Chinese cities and the role of urban investment and development companies  Shanghai, like other large Chinese cities, has multiple business districts. This paper examines the construction of one of its largest, at Hongqiao in the west of the city. Hongqiao is one of China’s biggest urban projects, rivalling […]

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2021/05/04 – Markus Hesse “The Urban Geography of Luxembourg’s Financial Centre”

Register for free here (Regional Studies Association) Open the fortress! When financial centre and urban development collide – the case of Luxembourg–City, Luxembourg  The seminar gives an overview of urban dynamics in Luxembourg City, the small-but-global capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, one of Europe’s leading financial centres. Recent debates have revolved around the consequences of […]

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30/05/2018 FinGeo Spring School

FinGeo Spring School 2018 FinGeo Spring School 30 May – 2 June 2018 Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium The First FINGEO Spring School aimed to immerse Early Career scholars to effectively understand and analyse the inherently socio-spatially uneven nature of financialization in Europe. The FINGEO Spring School offers an Early Career program aimed at advanced methodological […]

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