Teaching update for next academic year 2016/2017

The module information for GE1101E/GEK1001 Geographical Journeys: Exploring World Environments (Semester 2, 2015/2016) has now been updated here. For the full syllabus and further information, please refer to the IVLE course webpage. For academic year 2016/2017, I will be teaching the following modules. Please note that these will be in different semesters compared to previous... Continue Reading →

Applications now open for Summer Institute in Economic Geography (Kentucky 2016)

Applications are now open for the Summer Institute in Economic Geography, Kentucky, July 10-15 2016. Early-career economic geographers (of all stripes) who are recently appointed faculty, postdocs, and doctoral students are encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is January 8, 2016 when the material will be reviewed by an international panel. Applicants will be notified of... Continue Reading →

Interview by Channel NewsAsia on POSB bank, 2 Nov 2015

I was recently interviewed by Channel NewsAsia for a news segment on 138 years of POSB Bank. The programme can be viewed here: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/video/posb-138-years-on-for/2234040.html Insights on the financial consumers and changes in Singapore's banking landscape came out of a research project on financial subject formation and the financialisation of everyday life. Specific remarks were based on this... Continue Reading →

2nd CFP: Remaking the Global Economy (AAG 2016)

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS The 2016 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 29 March to 2 April 2016 Remaking the Global Economy Organisers: Karen Lai and Godfrey Yeung (National University of Singapore) Sponsored by: Economic Geography Specialty Group Global Production Networks Centre at the National University of Singapore (GPN@NUS) We invite papers that addresses... Continue Reading →

New paper: ‘Financial advisors, financial ecologies and the variegated financialisation of everyday investors’

My new paper titled 'Financial advisors, financial ecologies and the variegated financialisation of everyday investors', published in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, is now available on Early View. Abstract  While recent work on financialisation of everyday life has elucidated the reshaping of everyday consumers as risk-taking investors, the role of financial advisors (FAs) has... Continue Reading →

CFP: Remaking the global economy (AAG 2016, San Francisco)

CALL FOR PAPERS The 2016 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 29 March to 2 April 2016 Remaking the Global Economy Organisers: Karen Lai and Godfrey Yeung (National University of Singapore) Sponsored by: Economic Geography Specialty Group Global Production Networks Centre at the National University of Singapore (GPN@NUS) We invite papers that addresses the... Continue Reading →

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