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Videos from ‘Mobilising New Economic Futures’

This summer, New School Economics, the Goldsmiths student society for economic pluralism, hosted a superb conference, ‘Mobilising New Economic Futures’, featuring an impressive and interdisciplinary range of speakers, including Ann Pettifor, Jay Watts, Alan Finlayson, Jeremy Gilbert, Phoebe Moore and many more. Videos of the various panels are online and can be watched below. Precarity: […]

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‘Can the financial system work for the economy, people & the planet?’ – Nick Silver, 10th October

Speaker: Nick Silver 6.15pm, Wednesday 10th October 2018 Richard Hoggart Building, Room 137a, Goldsmiths The current financial system developed to serve capitalism 1.0, a world of mass employment based on producing physical goods. This world is ceasing to exist – the talk will discuss the trends that are causing the change, and how finance needs to change […]

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Climate Justice as Economic Mobilization – 21st June

Climate Justice as economic mobilization From ‘de-developing’ the Global North to WW2-style transitions Stefan Jacobsen, Roskilde University 4pm, 21st June Goldsmiths (RHB 143) Drawing on a newly published book, this talk will give a brief outline of the economic ideas that have been central in the buildup of a global movement for Climate Justice (CJ) […]

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Special issue launch: Sociological interrogations of the turn to character – 2nd July

Richard Hoggart Building room 137, Goldsmiths 4-5.30pm, followed by wine reception (5.30-6.30pm) * Please register for free at the eventbrite page * This event launches a new special issue of the journal Sociological Research Online on ‘character’ education. Edited by Dr Kim Allen (University of Leeds) and Dr Anna Bull (University of Portsmouth), the special issue interrogates the current ‘turn […]

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Mobilising New Economic Futures – 7th July

New School Economics presents: Mobilising New Economic Futures 9am-8pm, 7th July Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths Register here to attend On July 7th 2018, we are hosting a day conference which will bring together a range of thinkers from a variety of disciplines to discuss how we can collaboratively Mobilise  New Economic Futures. Alongside cultural, […]

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Colonial Debts Extractive Nostalgias Imperial Insolvencies – Call for Interventions

Call for Interventions  Blog posts of between 1,500-3,000 words Scholarly articles of up to 8,000 words For submissions and inquiries, please use the following form   The Political Economy Research Centre (PERC) at Goldsmiths, University of London and Lakehead University’s ReImagining Value Action Lab invite submissions for a new series of scholarly, artistic or activist […]

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Announcing the new Goldsmiths Press PERC Series

We are delighted to announce full details of the new PERC book series, which we hope will attract interest from readers and authors for many years to come. We’d welcome any enquiries and submissions – all details are provided below. The PERC book series sits within the new Goldsmiths Press and is overseen by PERC’s […]

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The IMF’s Surprising Interventions in the Politics of Austerity

The politics of austerity remains the central economic policy debate of our age. How far should governments restrain public spending given increased deficit and debt levels? Which economic policy targets warrant the highest prioritisation – reducing national debt to secure economic credibility, or using fiscal and other policy levers to bolster economic growth? The IMF, […]

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