Cambridge workshop on ‘Emerging Geographies of Transnational Monetary Power’ (Sep 2017)

I recently had the good fortune to be invited to a small workshop at Cambridge hosted by the 'Centre for Rising Powers' on the theme of 'Emerging Geographies of Transnational Monetary Power' (18-19 September). Organisers, Jeremy Green (University of Cambridge) and Julian Gruin (University of Warwick/University of Amsterdam), pulled together a group of international political... Continue Reading →

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GPN and FinGeo sessions at RGS-IBG 2017

It was good to be back at the Royal Geographical Society after a break of two years. I usually spent most conferences involved with one particular stream of sessions that I (co)organise or otherwise affiliated with. This time, I was split between sessions organised by the Global Production Networks Centre (GPN@NUS) and Global Network on... Continue Reading →

FinGeo-supported sessions at RGS-IBG 2017

We have a great list of financial geography related sessions at the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) Conference 2017 next week (29 August – 1 September), sponsored by the Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo). See you there!   Platform Finance (1): Geographies of FinTech — Wednesday 30 August 2017, Session 1 (09:00 -... Continue Reading →

June workshops in Hong Kong and Oxford

June is usually when I take the family for the the UK for our annual visit. It also proved to be rather busy with two workshops on opposite sides of the world. The first workshop on Global Production Networks in Asia, co-organised by City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University and GPN@NUS. It was... Continue Reading →

Women in Economic Geography Social Hour at the 2017 AAG Meeting

Please join us for a Women in Economic Geography Social Hour on Wednesday, April 5th at the AAG in Boston, MA. Our goal for this inaugural event is to gather in an informal opportunity to support and bring visibility to women's contributions to economic geography. Our hope is that women-identified economic geographers with diverse interests across the... Continue Reading →

Call For Papers (RGS-IBG 2017) – Advancing global production networks research: progress and prospects

Call for papers: RGS‐IBG Annual Conference, 29th August to 1st September 2017 (London) Advancing global production networks research: progress and prospects Organizers: Neil M. Coe and Henry Wai‐chung Yeung (National University of Singapore and GPN@NUS Research Centre) Sponsored by: EGRG, Economic Geography, Environment and Planning A, and Journal of Economic Geography We invite submissions for... Continue Reading →

International Geographical Congress 2016 in Beijing

This is a long overdue post from attending the International Geographical Congress (IGC) 2016 conference, which was held in Beijing, China, back in August. The Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) had a particularly successful series of sessions which also officially launched our research network. The newly elected FinGeo executive committee also held its first... Continue Reading →

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