[CfP] Conference 2017 – Political Economy and Religions WG

Call for Papers Inequalities and Instabilities of the Contemporary Capitalism: The Role of the Religions for a New Economic Equilibrium.  (Panel inserted in the VIII Annual International IIPPE Conference) The Political Economy of Inequalities and Instabilities in the 21st Century Berlin School of Economics and Law, Berlin, 13-15 September 2017 The Call for Paper aims at fulfilling essential purposes. To understand how actually the recent and financial crisis is also a crisis of religious and ethical values that have been excluded from the economic science legislat...

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[CfP] Conference 2017 – Financialisation WG

IIPPE Financialisation Working Group (FWG) – Call for papers 8th Annual Conference in Political Economy: The Political Economy of Inequalities and Instabilities in the 21st Century September 13 - 15, 2017 / Berlin School of Economics and Law The exponential growth of the financial sector after the end of the Bretton Woods system and its consequent collapse during the 2008-2009 financial crisis, has triggered a broad scholarly debate on finance in general and financialisation in particular. Over the past thirty years, the volume of global financial assets to GDP has ...

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[CfP] Conference 2017 – Political Economy of State Transformations in Greece, Turkey and Eastern Mediterranean Region (Neoliberalism WG)

Proposal for a Call for Papers for IIPPE 2017 under WG Neoliberalism Political Economy of State Transformations in Greece, Turkey and Eastern Mediterranean Region Neoliberalism has been the dominant form of global capitalism since the early 1980s. Neoliberal transitions in various countries have been based on the systematic use of state power at different scales – including the international, supra-national and national – to initiate a hegemonic project for the reconstitution of the rule of capital in most areas of social life. The political counterpart of these ...

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[CfP] Conference 2017 – World Economy WG

Call for Papers 8th Annual IIPPE Conference, Berlin 13-15 September 2017 World Economy Working Group Capital knows no geographical and political limits. Its process of worldwide expansion is materialized in the actions of large corporations and financial capital, and constitutes different spaces of accumulation, occupying the bureaucratic structures of the state and continuously recreating new forms of periphery, including within the centre itself. But the dominant form of capitalist globalization is now in crisis. The cumulative effects of successive financial ...

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[CfP] Conference 2017 – Political Economy of Work WG

8th Annual Conference in Political Economy:  ‘The Political Economy of Inequalities and Instabilities in the 21st Century’  International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) Critical Political Economy Research Network (CPERN) Berlin Institute for International Political Economy (IPE) September 13-15, 2017, Berlin School of Economics and Law Call for papers and activist proposals: The Political Economy of Work and the Value-Form The 21st century has seen an increasing polarisation of job quality, income and precarity in the world of work. Politi...

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[CfP] Conference 2017 – China Working Group

Call for Paper 8th Annual IIPPE Conference Political Economy of China’s Development Working Group Berlin 13-15 September 2017 In an increasingly unstable world where income gaps are widening as the economic crisis is deepening, the Chinese economy continues to grow, and plans for the new Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-century Maritime Silk Road are being implemented in a fast pace. The US military build-up around China, destabilisation policies, and soft power approaches have had little impact on China's growth over the past decades, and many ...

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Conference 2017 – Call for Documentary/Activist Films and Video Art Projects

8th Annual IIPPE Conference – Berlin School of Economic Law, 13-15 September 2017 The International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy (IIPPE) is inviting submissions of film and video art projects. IIPPE is one of the largest international networks of heterodox political economists with a critical approach to neoliberalism. Part of IIPPE’s mission is to develop links between academics, artists, filmmakers and activists who are working for a more just and equal world. In parallel with the academic conference, IIPPE will feature a screening ...

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[CfP] Conference 2017 – Agrarian Change WG

7th Annual Conference in Political Economy ‘The Political Economy of Inequalities and Instabilities in the 21st Century’ International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) Critical Political Economy Research Network (CPERN) Berlin Institute for International Political Economy (IPE) September 13-15, 2017, Berlin School of Economics and Law Call for papers and activist proposals: agrarian change working group The political ideology of contemporary capitalism is increasingly under pressure. Recurrent crises and instability have led to calls for, ...

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