Political Economy Seminar Series 2019-20

We are very pleased to announce the details of our Political Economy Seminar Series 2019-20.

The seminar series is a collaboration between SPERI and Political Economy Research Group (PERG) in the Department of Politics and International Relations. The monthly seminars are for researchers at the University of Sheffield who have an interest in political economy. For more information please contact the series organiser Dr Liam Stanley.

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Feminist political economy: Frontiers of social reproduction theory
A roundtable with Juanita Elias (Warwick), Ellie Gore (SPERI), and Adrienne Roberts (Manchester)

Wednesday 20th November 2019

Paul Tucker (Harvard and Ex-Bank of England) ‘Do central banks and other independent agencies undermine our constitutional values?’

29th January 2020

Author meets critics: ‘The Left Case Against the EU’, with Costas Lapavitsas (SOAS), Nicole Lindstrom (York), and Owen Parker (SPERI)

Wednesday 19th February

Jason Sharman (Cambridge) ‘Rule-testing by rule-breaking in global banking and corporate transparency standards’

Wednesday 4th March 2019

Jasper Blom (SPERI) ‘Governing the global economy: G20 foundations and legitimacy’, and Natalie Langford (SPERI) ‘Migrant workers under Brexit: The case of UK agriculture’

Wednesday 11th March

What is racial capitalism?
A roundtable with Ali Bhagat (Manchester), Gargi Bhattacharyya (UEL), and John Narayan (KCL)

Wednesday 29th April

Luc Fransen (Amsterdam) ‘Political repression of transnational civil society? Trends, consequences and implications for the global political economy’

Wednesday 20th May

Alessandra Mezzadri (SOAS) ‘A feminist political economy of time: Production, social reproduction and the afterlife of sweatshop labour’
In partnership with the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID)