• Stephens, J. C. and Sokol, M. (2023). Financial Innovation for Sustainability Transformation, Climate Justice, & Fossil Fuel Phaseout: A Critical Role for Monetary Policy & Central Banks. Presented at the 14th annual International Sustainability Transitions  (IST) conference 2023 “Responsibility and reflexivity in transitions”. Utrecht, The Netherlands, August 30th – September 1st. | PDF
  • Stephens, J. C. and Sokol, M. (2023). Financial innovations for sustainable economies and transformative social justice. Presented at the joint 5th SCORAI ((Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative) and 21st ERSCP (The European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production) Conference “Transforming consumption-production systems toward just and sustainable futures”, Session: A01: Beyond Growth: Structural Changes for Sustainable Consumption and Production. Wageningen, Netherlands (and online), 5-8 July 2023. | PDF
  • Sokol, M. and Stephens J.C. (2023). Financial Innovation for Just Transitions, Climate Justice, & Fossil Fuel Phaseout: A Critical Role for Monetary Policy & Central Banks. Presented at Conference of Irish Geographers (CIG) 2023, Session “Just Transitions to/for Sustainability”. Wexford, Ireland, 16-19 May. | PDF
  • Sokol, M. and Stephens, J.C. (2023) Monetary Policy, Climate Crisis & Inequality: A Climate Justice Approach. Paper for the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Session: Geographies of Monetary Policy I: Crisis, Inequality and Financial Power. Denver, USA, and online, 23-27 March 2023.| PDF
  • Pataccini, L. and Sokol, M. (2023) Green monetary and financial policies: missing geographies? Paper for the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Session: Geographies of Monetary Policy I: Crisis, Inequality and Financial Power. Denver, USA, and online, 23-27 March 2023. | PDF
  • Sokol, M and Stephens, J (2022). Monetary Policy and ecological crisis: towards a climate justice approach. Paper presented at 26th FMM Conference Post-Keynesian Economics and Global Challenges, Berlin 20-22 October 2022. |PDF (paper) |  PDF (Slides)
  • Pataccini, L, Sokol, M and Mikuš (2022) Growth models, dependent financialization and financial infrastructures in CEE: the case of the baltic states. RSA Central and Eastern Europe conference in Leipzig 2022. Special Session: Infrastructures of finance and finance as infrastructure in eastern Europe. | PDF
  • Pósfai, Z (2022) Dependent housing financialization in Hungary – post -2008 shifts.  Global Conference on Economic Geography in Dublin 7-10 June 2022  Special session: Financialisation: Disruptions, Displacements and Discontents | PDF
  • Pataccini, L (2022) Examining the Transmission mechanism of monetary policy in the euro area in the light of financialisation.  Global Conference on Economic Geography in Dublin 7-10 June 2022  Special session: Financialisation: Disruptions, Displacements and Discontents | PDF
  • Fernandez, R, Sokol, M and Pataccini L (2022) Monetary policy, varieties of capitalism and subordinate financialization: What Explains divergent economic geographies of (semi)-peripheries in East-Central Europe. Global Conference on Economic Geography in Dublin 7-10 June 2022  Special session: Financialisation: Disruptions, Displacements and Discontents | PDF
  • Bencekovic, S (2022) Mapping the Postsocialist Bankscapes: Sub-National Banking Geographies in Croatia. Global Conference on Economic Geography in Dublin 7-10 June 2022  Special session: Financialisation: Disruptions, Displacements and Discontents | PDF
  • Sokol, M (2022) Financialisation, central banks and the ‘new’ state capitalism. Global Conference on Economic Geography in Dublin 7-10 June 2022  Special session: Financialisation: Disruptions, Displacements and Discontents | PDF
  • Pósfai, Z. (2021) Housing finance beyond individual mortgages – how to finance new forms of affordable housing in Eastern Europe? European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) – Unsettled Settlements: Housing in Unstable Contexts. Online, 30 August-2 September 2021. | PDF (slides) | PDF (paper)
  • Fernandez, R., Sokol, M. and Pataccini, L. (2021) Subordinate financialization in the European (semi-)periphery: The European Central Bank and the uneven monetary integration of East-Central Europe. 33rd Annual SASE Meeting, Virtual Conference – After Covid? Critical Conjunctures and Contingent Pathways of Contemporary Capitalism. Online, 2-5 July 2021. | PDF
  • Sokol, M., Fernandez, R. and Pataccini, L. (2021) Financialisation, post-pandemic central banking and regional and urban recovery: A turning point for monetary policy? Regional Studies Association Global E-Festival – Regions in Recovery: Building Sustainable Futures. Special session 34: FinGeo – Financial Geographies of Regional and Urban Recovery. Online, 2-18 June 2021. | PDF | video
  • Pósfai, Z. and Czirfusz, M. (2021) Dependent housing financialization in Hungary through the case of household debt. Thirty years of capitalist transformations in CEE: Inequalities and social resistance. Cluj, Romania, and online, 20-22 May 2021. | PDF
  • Sokol, M. (2021) The (post-)pandemic city: A vicious circle scenario. Paper for the 52nd Annual Conference of Irish Geographers (CIG), Themed session: Sustainable City Futures: COVID & Beyond. Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 18-21 May 2021. | PDF
  • Benceković, S. (2020) Peripheral financialization in the context of transition economies: The case of foreign banks in the post-socialist Croatia. Paper for the Postgraduate IARCEES (Irish Association for Russian, Central and Eastern European Studies) Workshop ‘Central and Eastern Europe: Past, Present and Future‘. Limerick, Ireland, 28 February 2020. | PDF
  • Bobek, A. (2019) Subordinated financialisation? The role of financial investment, credit and debt in everyday lives of households in East-Central Europe. GEOFIN Seminar on “Financialisation”. Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 19 September 2019. | PDF
  • Mikuš, M. (2019) State financialisation in Croatia: Preliminary Findings of an interview-based case study. GEOFIN Seminar on “Financialisation”. Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 19 September 2019.  | PDF
  • Bobek, A. (2019) ‘Subordinated financialisation’? The role of credit and debt in everyday lives of households in East and Central Europe. Paper for the 17th Polish Sociological Association Congress: ‘Me? Us? Them? Subjectivity and Belonging’. Special Stream: Economic Sociology Thematic Group: ‘Moral Meanings of Money and Consumption’. Wroclaw, Poland, 11-14 September 2019. | PDF
  • Mikuš, M. (2019) Financialization of the state: preliminary analysis for Croatia. 30th Economics Workshop of the Croatian National Bank, Zagreb, 6 June 2019. (Original Croatian title: Financijalizacije države: preliminarna analiza za Hrvatsku) | PDF | Blog
  • Sokol, M. (2019) Financial Networks and Urban Networks in the International Division of Labour: A ‘Financial Chains’ Perspective. Paper for the 6th FinGeo Global Seminar (Geography, Finance and Uneven Development). Special panel session: Financial Networks and Urban Networks in the International Division of Labour. University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 15-17 May 2019. | PDF
  • Sokol, M. (2019) Networks of ‘Financial Chains’: Linking Finance, Geography and Uneven Development. Paper for the 6th FinGeo Global Seminar (Geography, Finance and Uneven Development), Special session: Finance and uneven development in Eastern Europe. University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 15-17 May 2019. | PDF
  • Dal Maso, G. and Sokol, M. (2019) Western European Banking Groups in East-Central Europe: A Preliminary Overview. Paper for the 6th FinGeo Global Seminar (Geography, Finance and Uneven Development). Special session: Finance and uneven development in Eastern Europe. University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 15-17 May 2019. | PDF | Blog
  • Mikuš, M. (2019) Public debt, capital flows and financialization of the state in East-Central Europe. Paper for the 6th FinGeo Global Seminar. University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 15–17 May. | PDF | Blog
  • Rodik, P. (2019) Chaining Households to Financial Markets: Micro-level Interest-Bearing Strategies of Western Banks in Croatia. Paper for the 6th FinGeo Global Seminar (Geography, Finance and Uneven Development). Special session: Finance and uneven development in Eastern Europe. University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 15-17 May 2019. | PDF | Blog
  • Mikuš, M. (2019) Moral economies of housing in post–credit boom Croatia (and Hungary): disentangling core-periphery relations, national trajectories, and class. Workshop on “Moral Dimensions of Economic Life in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Eurasia”. St Antony’s College. Oxford, UK, 20–21 March 2019. | PDF | Blog
  • Mikuš, M. (2018) Flows and chains, integration and fragmentation: politics of space and the boom-and-bust cycle of household lending in Croatia. Workshop on “Household and Personal Debt: International Perspectives”. London School of Economics, UK, 11 December 2019.
  • Dal Maso, G. and Sokol, M. (2018) Western Banks in post-socialist East-Central Europe: Towards new perspectives on financialisation. Paper for the Finance & Society Network “Futures of Finance and Society” Conference. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, 6-7 December 2018. | PDF
  • Bencekovic, S. (2018) Finance and financialisation in the context of ‘transition economies’: West-European banking groups in Croatia. Paper for the 9th Annual Conference in Political Economy (IIPPE – International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy). Pula, Croatia, 12-14 September 2018.
  • Sokol, M. (2018) Financial chains and new geographies of financialisation in East-Central Europe. Paper for the Fifth Global Conference on Economic Geography (GCEG), Specialist session on: Finance and financialisation in post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe. University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 24-28 July 2018. | PDF
  • Mikuš, M. (2018) Debt collection innovators or extortionists? Foreign debt collection agencies and household financialization in Croatia. Paper for the 5th Global Conference on Economic Geography (GCEG), Specialist session on: Finance and financialisation in post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe. University of Cologne, Germany, 24–28 July 2018.
  • Dal Maso, G. (2018) Financialisation of Western banks in Central and Eastern Europe. Paper for the Fifth Global Conference on Economic Geography (GCEG), Specialist session on: Finance and financialisation in post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe. University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 24-28 July 2018.
  • Bencekovic, S. (2018) Geographies of finance and financialisation in East-European periphery: Preliminary reflections on subnational banking strategies in post-socialist Croatia. Paper for the Fifth Global Conference on Economic Geography (GCEG), Specialist session on: Finance and financialisation in post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe. University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 24-28 July 2018. | PDF
  • Sokol, M. (2018) Financialisation of housing in the European ‘semi-periphery’: A ‘financial chains’ approach. Paper for the “The financialization of housing in the semi-periphery” Workshop. Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary, 20-22 July 2018. | PDF
  • Bencekovic, S. (2018) Housing and finance in the context of the European ‘semi-periphery’: transformation of banking strategies in two decades of Croatian transition. Paper for the “The financialization of housing in the semi-periphery” Workshop. Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary, 20-22 July 2018. | PDF
  • Benceković, S. (2018) “Danke Deutschland”: Western banks and financial capital in the post-socialist Croatia. Paper for the TCD Geography Postgraduate Symposium. Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, 16 May 2018. | PDF
  • Dal Maso, G. (2018) Western banks in Central and Eastern Europe as drivers of housing financialization. Paper for the “The financialization of housing in the semi-periphery” Workshop. Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary, 20-22 July 2018.
  • Mikuš, M. (2018) Contestations of household financialization in Croatia (and Hungary): disentangling semi-peripherality, national politics and movement trajectories. Paper for the “The financialization of housing in the semi-periphery” Workshop. Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary, 20-22 July 2018.
  • Sokol, M. (2018) New Spaces of Financialisation: Financial Chains in East-Central Europe. Paper for the Fifth FinGeo Global Seminar “European Spaces of Financialization”, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, 28-29 May 2018. | PDF
  • Sokol, M. (2018) GEOFIN – Western Banks in Eastern Europe: New Geographies of Financialisation. Poster presentation for the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), New Orleans, USA, 10-14 April 2018. | Infographics
  • Sokol, M. (2017) Financial chains: a good idea? Paper for the Financial Geography Lab 2017 (Forschungswerkstatt Finanzgeographie), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt, Germany, 9th-10th November 2017. | PDF
  • Sokol, M. (2017) Financialising Eastern Europe: A Financial Chains Approach. Paper for the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) – Specialist session: ‘European Financial Geographies in Flux: The Changing Urban Geographies of the Advanced Producer Service Complex’, Boston, USA, 5-9 April, 2017.
  • Sokol, M. (2017) New Geographies of Financialisation. Guest lecture for the Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, KU International Lecture Series: “Space – Society – Economy”, Theme: “Glocal Transformations”. Eichstätt, Germany, 1st February 2017.