Launch of FinGeo website

Announcing the official launch of of http://www.fingeo.net, the website of the Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo)! Do hop over to find out more about how the network was formed, our Working Paper Series, blog, job adverts, a dissertation prize announcement, a calendar of events and much more. From the FinGeo Executive Committee: Chair - Dariusz... Continue Reading →

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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 →

EGRG sessions at the RGS-IBG conference 2016

The EGRG Annual General Meeting will happen on Thursday 1st September, 1.10pm, at Imperial College, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, room SAF-119. The AGM is open to all – free pass available to allow the attendance of those not registered for the conference. At this meeting we will be electing a new Treasurer, Events Coordinator, and... Continue Reading →

1st FinGeo global seminar at IGC 2016, Beijing

The Regional Studies Association Research Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) is pleased to announce the preliminary program of its global seminar series. As part of the 33rd International Geographical Congress (IGC) of the International Geographical Union (IGU) to be held in Beijing, China, on 21-25 August 2016, a specialist session “Placing Finance in Urban and... Continue Reading →

2016 AAG Meeting in San Francisco

The 2016 Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (26 March - 2 April) was the the first meeting since the official change in name (from the 'American Association of Geographers'). The attendance certainly reflected that reality with a very international blend of audience and participants. On arrival, a bunch of us from the Global... Continue Reading →

CNA documantary interview on Lehman Brothers

I was interviewed as part of Channel NewsAsia's "Inside the Storm" documentary series on the failings of global businesses. The last episode (aired on 24 January 2016) was on the fall of Lehman Brothers. The programme can be viewed here. For those who don't want to watch all 46 minutes of the programme, I appear mainly... Continue Reading →

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