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Event Archive for May 2019

Financialisation: in search of some much-needed coherence in its operationalisation and in future empirical research

23 May, 2019 - 10:00 to 17:45

FutureLearn, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP.

Mentions of financialisation have increased dramatically since 2008, within both the academic literatures and the mainstream press. However, what has been largely lacking to date is agreement as to what financialisation actually is, something to be addressed in this workshop, focusing largely on the non-financial corporation (NFC).

Future Urban Mobilities

16 May, 2019 - 13:30 to 17 May, 2019 - 13:00

FutureLearn, 1 Hawley Crescent, London NW1 8NP

Urban and Regional Economics Seminar Group (URESG) Symposium

Seminar: Agroecological practices as territorial development: an analytical schema from Brazilian case studies

15 May, 2019 - 12:00 to 14:00

Library seminar room 7, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Join us for an International Development Seminar

Discussion: 12:30 – 14:00 (Lunch 12:00-12:30, please register)


Dr Les Levidow, Senior Research Fellow, Development Policy and Practice, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, The Open University


Gender and Social Policy

13 May, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

The Open University, Camden Office, London. Room 1

The newly established IKD Gender and Social Policy theme aims at bringing together human and social scientists within FASS working on gender and feminist approaches to investigate contemporary socio-economic dynamics.

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