18 results for author: wgcoordinators


IIPPE China Workshop 2020 – 02: China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Latin America and the Case of Brazil (5 Sept 20)

The webinar is now available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDqBe6mZYso&feature=youtu.be  The presentation file can be downloaded at the bottom of this post. China’s flagship project Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aims to promote ‘mutual benefit’ in its overseas investments but has been subject to intense scrutiny and even suspicion. For countries which need capital investments in infrastructure and export trade to support internal accumulation, does BRI pose a debt trap or opportunity? Elias Jabbour, Professor at the School of Economics of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (FCE-UERJ), will present on China’s BRI in ...

China Workshop 2020 – 01 The Political Economy of Crisis Management of Covid-19: China and the US

This webinar is now available on YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvRUJzekvj4&t=42s The presentation file can be downloaded at the bottom of this post. The challenges posed by Covid-19 and the unfolding economic recession have put different models of crisis management into test. Comparing China and US's handling of public health emergency is not only useful in finding a tested strategy for this ongoing crisis but also in understanding the governance structures and basic political-economic systems of the two entities. Dic Lo will present his working paper titled China versus the US in the Pandemic Crisis: The State-People Nexus Confronting ...

Tribute to Jude Woodward

We are saddened with the news that one of our speakers, Jude Woodward, at the first China workshop passed away due to cancer. Below is a tribute from a co-ordinator of the China Working Group for Jude. Jude Woodward was presenting on China and contemporary imperialism in the China workshop on 5 June 2018 at SOAS, London. I came to know Jude through her writings and was first drawn to her by her compelling arguments in In Defence of China. After reading her new book The US vs China: Asia’s New Cold War?, I took up the courage to write to her and invite her to be the speaker for the China and Contemporary Imperialism session in the first ...

[CFP] Conference 2020 – PolEcon of Urban and Regional Working Group

CFP: Urban and Regional Political Economy Stream, IIPPE Conference, Ferrara, Italy, September 9-11, 2020 Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: March 15, 2020 Ozlem Celik, University of Helsinki Angus McNelly, Queen Mary University of London The Urban and Regional Working Group of the IIPPE calls for submission of abstracts for a stream on Urban and Regional Political Economy at the IIPPE Conference, Ferrara, Italy, September 9-11, 2020, following the successful streams at IIPPE conferences since 2010. We seek papers on any aspect of the political economy of localities and regions (sub-national territories), both rural and urban, and both Majority ...

Forces and Fractures in the World Economy

International workshop, King’s College London Macadam Building, room -2.2 Thursday 26 September 10:30–12:00 Dr Joseph Baines (King’s College London) – “Trading Firms in the Twenty-First Century: The Political Economy of Financialization and Environmental Crisis” Prof Rubens Sawaya (Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo) – “Transnational capital and its power on the Brazilian economic structure” 1:00–3:00 Dr Claes Belfrage (University of Liverpool), Dr Johannes Jäger (University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna), Dr Annina Kaltenbrunner (Leeds University) and Dr Adriana Nilsson (University of Liverpool) – “Monetary ...

[CFP] Conference 2019 | Health and Healthcare Working Group

Call for Papers | Political Economy of Health and Healthcare Working Group July 03-05, 2019, University of Lille (France) The IIPPE Political Economy of Health and Healthcare Working Group, in collaboration with both the International Health and Political Economy of Health Research Group (ihpeh – QMUL/UK) and the Health, State and Contemporary Capitalism Research Group (University of Sao Paulo/Brazil) calls for abstract submissions in the areas of:  1. Political Economy of Health and Contemporary Capitalism  2. National States and Health  3. Health Systems  4. Health Inequalities   5. International ...

[CFP] Conference 2018 – Urban and Regional PE Working Group

The Urban and Regional Working Group of the IIPPE calls for submission of abstracts for a stream on Urban and Regional Political Economy at the IIPPE Conference, Pula, September 2018, following the successful streams at IIPPE conferences since 2010. We seek papers on any aspect of the political economy of localities and regions (sub-national territories), both rural and urban, and both Majority and Minority Worlds. Papers may be either purely theoretical or theorised empirically-based studies. We seek papers both on processes/ relations within localities and regions and on processes/ relations linking these scales to national and international scales.

IIPPE Financialisation Working Group (FWG) – Call for papers 7th Annual Conference in Political Economy: Political Economy: International Trends and National Differences September 7 – 9, 2016 / Lisbon

The discussions on the processes behind the growing importance of finance and financial motives as well as sustainability of the financial systems have been located in the critical political economy debate of financialisation and neoliberalism. Despite the disputes on the causes and features of the financialisation phenomenon, there is common acknowledgement that over the last three decades the influence of finance has increasingly been felt in every sphere of economic and social life. Financialisation has been associated with several issues; among which are tepid economic growth, indebtedness of households, changing structure of financial as ...

[CfP] Conference 2015 – Africa working group

The recently-established Africa working group aims to promote intellectual and practical exchange between scholars and activists of African political economy, and those in other IIPPE working groups. Many of the most pressing questions and themes concerning Africa’s political economies – including land reform, the politics of resources, the influence of IFIs and econometric methodologies in development policy and academia, the relationship between state, capital and labour, financialisation and the changing and continuous nature of capitalist transformation – open up channels for comparison with other processes and regions. At the same time, the ...

IIPPE Africa – Imperialism and indigenous capital, Sylvester Akhaine – postponed until further notice

With apologies, this has been postponed due to travel complications, but we will reschedule - please contact h.cross@westminster.ac.uk for further information.