360 Lecture with Dr Keston PerryMonday 30 Nov 2020
The Department of Economics is pleased to announce that Dr Keston Perry will be delivering a talk as part of the 360 Guest Lecture Series 2020/21 for this academic year.
Climate reparations: how did we get here?
Date: Thursday 26 November, 6-7pm,
Location: Microsoft Teams - Live Webinar
This event is for staff and students only and registration is required in order to attend.
About the speaker
Dr Keston Perry is lecturer in Economics at the University of the West of England, Bristol. As a political economist, his work centres on the sources of institutional and economic change and how marginalized social groups redefine possibilities for social transformation. He has published on industrial policy, economic development, climate justice, global finance with particular reference to resource wealthy countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. His most recent work was published in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Energy Research and Social Science, and the International Journal of Political Economy and in popular outlets like the Guardian UK, Al-Jazeera and Africa is a Country.
In 2020, he has given several media interviews and talks on issues of racial inequality in UK Higher Education, diversity in economics, post-pandemic economics, and on climate justice and reparations in the Global South, including a recent report on climate reparations for the United Nations Association of the UK.
He is working on book on the role of global finance in transforming the development landscape in Latin America and Caribbean nations with Routledge. Previously, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and acted as an external advisor for the United Nations Development Programme.
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