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Warwick Critical Finance Group

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The Warwick Critical Finance (WCF) Group is a study group based at the PAIS department of the University of Warwick which takes a critical approach to new and emerging trends in finance. We seek to create a sustained conversation among Warwick researchers working on different aspects of finance - from the level of global financial flows to everyday financialisation - and how finance intersects and interacts with key dimensions such as development, class, gender, race or geography. The group aims to develop a productive awareness of the numerous projects, questions, and ideas pursued in finance research at Warwick and beyond.

We also offer PhD students and early career researchers working on finance the possibility to present their research in the group and receive feedback from fellow finance researchers. Throughout the year, the WCF group organizes lectures, conferences and workshops aimed at strengthening scholarly exchange and at shining a light on the multiple approaches and issues to be discovered within the critical study of finance.

The WCF group works in collaboration with the International Political Economy (IPE) Cluster at PAIS.

If you would like to present your own work, or if you would like to suggest further events please contact us on: wcf at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Upcoming events

9-10 September 2019 - WCF Early Career Researcher Workshop:

'Critical Macro-Finance'

in cooperation with:
Political Economy Research Centre (PERC), Goldsmiths, University of London

 

28 October 2019 - WCF Talk:

'Big-data credit scoring: risk management in Chinese social credit programmes'

with Ruowen Xu

Previous Events

6 March 2019 - WCF Conversation:

'When liquidity kills you quick: Introducing the Money View'

with Daniela Gabor

 

17 January 2019 - WCF Conversation:

'Follow your interest or follow the field? How (not) to leap between research interests'

with Jacqueline Best

 

4 Dec 2018 - WCF Dialogue: 'Operationalisations of Financialisation'

with Ève Chiapello & Pauline Gleadle

see all previous events