GEOFIN Lunchtime Seminar on “Financialisation” with Alicja Bobek and Marek Mikuš (19th September 2019)

GEOFIN Lunchtime Seminar

Titles: “Subordinated financialisation? The role of financial investment, credit and debt in everyday lives of households in East-Central Europe” / “State financialisation in Croatia: Preliminary Findings of an interview-based case study”

Speakers: Dr Alicja Bobek (Trinity College Dublin) / Dr Marek Mikuš (Trinity College Dublin / Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle)

Date: Thursday 19th September 2019

Time: 1pm-2.30pm

Venue: Geography Seminar Room GGSR-A, Museum Building, Trinity College Dublin

Free event: All welcome

About the speakers: 

Dr Alicja Bobek and Dr Marek Mikuš are both Research Fellows at the ERC GEOFIN project within which Alicja has been focusing on financialisation of households and Marek has been researching financialisation of states. Dr Bobek is a sociologist with an MA in Sociology and an MA in Migration and Ethnic Studies from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. She has a PhD in Sociology from Trinity College Dublin. Dr Mikuš is a social anthropologist with Master’s degrees from Charles University, Prague and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and a PhD from LSE. He recently secured prestigious research funding from the German Research Foundation (DFG).

About the event:

This seminar is organised by the Finance, Economy & Society (FES) Research Group and the GEOFIN research project on “Western Banks in Eastern Europe: New Geographies of Financialisation”. This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant Agreement No. 683197).

The event is presented as part of the Geography Lunch Seminar series.

Related resources:

Poster: PDF

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Alicja Bobek, GEOFIN Lunchtime Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, 19 September 2019 (Photo by Florence O’Regan)

Marek Mikuš, GEOFIN Lunchtime Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, 19 September 2019 (Photo by Florence O’Regan)