Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy's Spring Symposium

The Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy's Spring Symposium will take place 29 and 30 April 2019 featuring...

Money, State, Crisis
We explore new ways in which money and finance discipline and organize human activity, the potential and thread of universal basic income, the role and meaning of ‚fintech‘, the social basis of quantitive easing and its relationship to austerity politics. Confirmed speakers are Daniela Gabor (University of the West of England) and Frederick Harry Pitts (University of Bristol).

Experimenting with Catastrophe – An Impov Dialogue on Anthropocene Politics
with Nicholas Beuret (University of Essex), Angela Last (University of Leicester), Dimitris Papadopoulos (University of Nottingham), Maria Puig de la Bellacasa (University of Warwick)

Crisis Thinking and Acting
We call for presentations, provocations and works in progress

Book Launch - Generation Left

Date

Monday 29 April - Tuesday 30 April 2019

Time

Monday 29 April - 10.00am - 6.30pm. Tuesday 30 April - 10.00am - 4.30pm

Programme

Monday 29th April 2019
10.00 CPPE business meeting
11.00 Paper session
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Experimenting with Catastrophe - We consider ecological catastrophe and alternative Anthropocene politics, with Angela Last (University of Leicester, Geography), Maria Puig de la Bellacasa (Warwick University), Nicholas Beuret (University of Essex) and Dimitris Papadopoulos (University of Nottingham)
15.00 Coffee
15:30 Provocations & Paper session
17.00 Book Launch "Generation Left“ with author Keir Milburn
18.30 Dinner


Tuesday 30th April 2019
10.00
CPPE business meeting
11.00 Money, State, Crisis - We explore new ways in which money and finance discipline and organize human activity, the potential and thread of universal basic income, the role and meaning of ‚fintech‘, the social basis of quantitive easing and its relationship to austerity politics. Confirmed speakers are Daniela Gabor (University of the West of England) and Frederick Harry Pitts (University of Bristol).
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Workshop Session, Social Strike Game and more
16.30 Final Plenary

Register

Click here to register for the event. Please note spaces are limited. This event is free to attend.

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