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14th Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality “Financialization and Everyday Life”. Date: 25-29.06.2011. Site: Berlin, Germany. Deadline: 27.03.2011


Organiser: Irmgard Coninx Stiftung, the Social Science Research Centre Berlin and Humboldt-University to Berlin

Topics: The 14th Berlin Roundtables seeks to address the financialization beyond a narrow economic framework as a social, political and cultural process in the advanced industrial countries, as well as in transitional societies and developing countries and at a variety of levels – local, national, and regional.

The conference will be divided into two  workshops: 

  • Workshop  I  ‘Deconstructing  Credit  and  Money  in  Neoliberalism:  Power,  Culture,  and  History’;
  • Workshop  II  ‘Financialization  and  Corporate  Social  Responsibility:  Consumers  and  Investors  as  the  New Policymakers?’

The call for papers extends to scholars (max. up to 5 years after Ph.D.) and practitioners. Please submit your paper (maximum 3500 words including footnotes and bibliography), an abstract (max. 300 words), a narrative biography and a CV using the online submission form on the Foundation’s website. After the conference, a jury will award up to two three-month fellowships among the workshop participants to be used for research and academic networking in Berlin at the WZB.
Language: English  Fee: Travel and accommodation expenses for participants will be covered by the Irmgard Coninx Foundation.
Deadline: March 27, 2011

Contact: Dr. Sabine Berking and Stefanie Schäfer; c/o Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
(WZB), Reichpietschufer 50, D-10785 Berlin
E-mail: info@irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de
Internet: http://www.irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de/index.php?id=271