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Ruben Kremers


Ruben Kremers is a postdoctoral research fellow in International Political Economy. His teaching and research focusses on the politics of finance and technology, with a particular focus on the politics of fintech, apps, and artificial intelligence.

Ruben is hosted by the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation. He is one of the founders and organisers of the Warwick Critical Finance Group and works as an editorial assistant for I-PEEL and International Political Sociology (IPS)


Politics of Digital Capitalism (2020/21).

Foundations of Political Economy (2018/19).

Foundations of Political Economy (2017/18).


Critical macro-finance: An introduction', in Finance & Society, 2020, 6(1): 34-44, with Sahil Jai Dutta, Fabian Pape and Johannes Petry.

Conversation with... Wendy Larner, in Exchanges: The Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 2018, 6(1): 1-10.

Mobile Payments, Social Money: Everyday Politics of the Consumer Subject, in New Political Economy, 2017, 22(6): 645-660, with James Brassett.

Fellowships and Awards

ESRC Institutional Visit, University of Amsterdam, Summer 2019

ESRC Overseas Institutional Visit, University of Alberta, Spring 2019

ESRC Doctoral Research Fellowship, 'The Politics of Digital Finance', 2015-2019

PAIS Departmental Scholarship, 'The Politics of Digital Finance', 2015-2019

PAIS Department Prize for ‘Highest Overall Average in MA IPE’, 2015

Ruben Kremers

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

International Political Economy

Email: r dot s dot kremers at warwick dot ac dot uk

Research Interests
  • International Political Economy
  • Critical and Interdisciplinary Methodologies
  • Global Finance and Global Tech
  • Fintech, Apps and AI