Entries by GEOFIN

New article by Leonardo Pattaccini: “From post-socialist transition to the COVID-19 crisis: cycles, drivers, and perspectives of subordinate financialization in Latvia”

Congratulations to Leonardo Pattaccini GEOFIN research fellow, on the publication is his latest work in the Journal of the Balkan Studies. “From post-socialist transition to the COVID-19 crisis: cycles, drivers, and perspectives of subordinate financialization in Latvia”. This article is available online from: Journal of Baltic Studies

GCEG 2022 Dublin: Special Session 04_09 Financialisation: Disruptions, Displacements and Discontents

GCEG 2022 Dublin  –Special Session 04_09 Financialisation: Disruptions, Displacements and Discontents Session organisers: Leonardo Pataccini, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland / University of Latvia Martin Sokol, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Jennie Stephens – Northeastern University – j.stephens@northeastern.edu Session description: Financialisation, a shorthand for the increasing power of finance over society and the economy, continues to reshape […]

2022 RSA CEE conference in Leipzig, Germany (14-17 Sept)

Conference website: https://www.regionalstudies.org/events/2022-rsa-cee-programme/ Special Session SS05 at the 2022 RSA CEE conference in Leipzig, Germany (14-17 Sept 2022).  Session organisers: Marek Mikuš, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Germany Leonardo Pataccini, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland / University of Latvia Martin Sokol, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Arguments centred on infrastructure have become increasingly influential across social sciences. […]

GCEG Dublin – Call for Papers

Financialisation: Disruptions, Displacements and Discontents Organised by: Leonardo Pataccini, Martin Sokol and Jennie Stephens This session invites papers that will address financialisation and its disruptions, displacements and discontents, from both theoretical and empirical perspectives and from a variety of scales from the local and regional to the trans-territorial and global. We welcome papers that will […]

2022 Regional Studies Association Central and Eastern Europe conference – Call for Paper Abstracts

We’re inviting paper abstracts for the special session “Infrastructures of finance and finance as infrastructure in Eastern Europe” at the 2022 Regional Studies Association Central and Eastern Europe conference, which will take place in Leipzig on 14-16 September. The panel is organised by Martin Sokol, Leonardo Pataccini and Marek Mikuš and it is sponsored by the […]

Roundtables on central banks and monetary policy 2022 (online events)

Organisers:  Rodrigo Fernandez, Center for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) Sara Murawski, The Transnational Institute (TNI) Leonardo Pataccini, Trinity College Dublin / University of Latvia Martin Sokol, Trinity College Dublin For more information on these events: contact Martin Sokol. These roundtable sessions focus on the most pressing issues related to central banking and monetary policy […]

Financial chains in financialized economies – Martin Sokol’s poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG)

Prof. Martin Sokol is participating in this year’s virtual (due to Covid-19) meeting of the American Association of Geographers (25 February – 1 March 2022) with a poster presentation entitled ‘Financial chains in financialized economies: the role of central banks’. For more details and to download a copy of the poster presentation please click on […]

GEOFIN Researcher Zsuzsanna Pósfai participates in Trade Union Cooperation Forum conference

GEOFIN Researcher Zsuzsanna Pósfai participated in Trade Union Cooperation Forum’s recent conference on in-work poverty. The two-day conference was held on 2-3 December 2021 in Budapest. The Trade Union Cooperation Forum (SZEF) is one of the new federal systems of the Hungarian trade union movement, which was transformed during the political and economic change (1989–90). […]