>> 25-26 août 2016 (Bristol, UK). The second international conference on Cultural Political Economy will be hosted by the Centre for Globalization, Education and Social Futures at Bristol University. It’s build on the highly successful event held at the University of Lancaster in 2015, hosted by Bob Jessop and Ngai-Ling Sum in partnership with Lancaster’s Cultural Political Economy Research Centre (CPERC).
The conference is an important part of the ongoing development of a theoretical and empirical engagement with Cultural Political Economy.
Location: Bristol University (Graduate School of Education).
Call for papers
The organizers welcome proposals for papers and panels on the following, illustrative topics (but other themes are also welcome):
• What does it mean to be critical?
• Cultural turns in different fields of inquiry
• Critical Discourse Analysis and Political Economy
• Critical cultural political economy
• Marx, Gramsci and Foucault
• Intersectionalism and Political Economy
• Social Relations, Everyday Life and Subjectivities
• State, Governance and Governmentality
• Reimagining civil society
• Rethinking civilizational paradigms
• Aesthetics and performance of political economy
• Spatial imaginaries, geoeconomics and geopolitics
• Spatialities and temporalities of borders and migration
• Neoliberalism and crisis dynamics
• Global capitalism, crises and imagined recoveries
• Globalization of production, commerce and finance
• Finance, austerity and debt
• Work, employment, body and embodiment
• Competition, competitiveness and resilience
• Globalization, education and societies
• Sustainability and green capitalism
• Inequalities of wealth and income
• Subalternity, social movements and resistance