Book Talk on 15 March 2024, 3pm-4pm (GMT) – The Urban Empire of Finance: Power and Inequalities in Asset Management Capitalism

🌆 The Urban Empire of Finance: Power and Inequalities in Asset Management Capitalism 🗓️ Date & Time: Friday, 15 March 2024, 3pm-4pm (GMT) 🔗 Zoom Registration Link: https://shorturl.at/bCMZ4 Join us for an insightful discussion on how current “asset management capitalism” is reshaping the urban landscape. Delve into the intersections of finance, real estate, and urbanization […]

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Call for Papers – RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2024

🔍📢 Call for Papers – RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2024 Session Title: Knowledge Creation in Finance Organizer: Dr. Stefanos Ioannou, Oxford Brookes University Session Outline: Delve into the intricate world of finance at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference, August 27-30, 2024. Organized by Dr. Stefanos Ioannou, this session explores the diverse processes of knowledge creation in finance […]

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Call for submissions 23 February 2024 – Session proposal for the RGS-IBG Conference, London, 27-30 August 2024

🌐 Attention FINGEO Members! Immerse yourself in the world of financial visualization at the RGS-IBG Conference in London, Aug 27-30, 2024. Join Dariusz Wójcik for the “Ideas for Financial Visualisation (FinVis)” session. 📊 Session Description: Explore financial cartography and visualization’s transformative power as we redefine how finance interacts with geography, society, and the environment. 🚀 […]

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Calling All Chinese Speakers! Unmissable Webinar: Regional Studies Association Journals – Meet the Editors in China Webinar – Academic Journal Publishing

Regional Studies Association Journals: Meet the Editors in China Webinar – Academic Journal Publishing   学术期刊出版和与中国编辑见面会 本次网络研讨会和RSA中国分会、RSA学术期刊以及出版商Taylor and Francis合作举办。会议将介绍区域研究、政策和科学领域的重要学术期刊,对当前学术出版实践提供见解,并提供与期刊编辑互动交流的机会,以了解更多关于具体期刊及其出版选择的相关内容。 本次网络研讨会是为华人社区设计的,请注意本次研讨会将以中文进行。 Academic Journal Publishing and Meet the Editors Session in China Organised in partnership with the RSA’s China Division, the RSA Journals and the Publisher Taylor and Francis, this webinar will introduce key academic journals in regional studies, policy […]

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Central banks, the climate crisis and the need for a ‘creative disruption’ (Sokol and Stephens 2023)

Central banks, the climate crisis and the need for a ‘creative disruption’ Authors:  Martin Sokol and Jennie C. Stephens _________________________________________________________________________ How should central banks respond to the worsening climate crisis that threatens to destabilise the economy and society? As climate disruptions become more frequent and intense, it seems clear that changes in central banks and […]

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30th November 2023 at 2-3pm UK time – online book talk with Andy Pike on “Financialization and Local Statecraft”!

📚 Join us for a captivating online book talk with Andy Pike on “Financialization and Local Statecraft”! 🗓️ Mark your calendars for the 30th at 2-3pm UK time. 🌐 Explore the intersection of finance and local governance. Don’t miss this insightful discussion! #AndyPikeTalk #Financialization #LocalStatecraft 📖✨

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Join the next Summer Institute in Economic Geography held at NUS Geography, 21-26 July 2024!

Join the next Summer Institute in Economic Geography held at NUS Geography, 21-26 July 2024! Applications OPEN now till 22 Dec 2023. The Summer Institute in Economic Geography represents a unique approach to advanced training, mentoring, and professional development for early-career researchers entering the field of economic geography, broadly defined, oriented to the highest standards of international practice. The 11th […]

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Job opportunity! Postdoctoral Research Opportunities at Vienna University

What to expect  The postdoctoral researcher will be part of a team starting a new research direction in the study of energy- and financial transitions that will have important implications for studying phenomena at the intersection of energy geopolitics, geoeconomics, and geofinance. The initial contract is for one year, possibly extending annually up to 4 […]

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The role of capital markets in saving the planet and changing capitalism – just kidding (by Michael H. Grote and Matthew A. Zook)

Given the emphasis on ESG in the media and among the finance community one could easily believe that capital markets are a major contributor to the goal of limiting global warming. We argue this perception is largely false; a narrative strongly pushed by the finance industry to highlight green initiatives and in so doing, block […]

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From transition bank to EU neighborhood policy bank: EBRD’s commitment change in Egypt (by Dóra Piroska and Bálint Schlett)

The European Bank for Restructuring and Development (EBRD) is one of the least visible and most controversial regional development banks. Its unique features include its political mission to advance liberal market transition in countries committed to democratization, as well as an exceptionally large and diverse shareholder structure that comprises 71 countries (including US, Japan, China, […]

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Global financial professionals and the China Investment Corporation: Handmaidens to the global expansion of Chinese state-owned capital (by Imogen T. Liu and Adam D. Dixon)

The stock of Chinese foreign direct investment into the advanced capitalist economies has grown exponentially in the past decades, generating a large body of policy and popular discourse around the question of Chinese political influence in global financial markets. Scrutiny has almost exclusively fallen on the investment activities of Chinese sovereign wealth funds and state-owned […]

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