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Global Capitalism

GLOBAL CAPITALISM AND TRANSNATIONAL CLASS FORMATION

September 16 -18th, 2011
Academy of Sciences
Prague, Czech Republic
Sponsored by the Global Studies Centre, Prague and the Global Studies
Association of North America.

Keynote Speakers: William Robinson and Leslie Sklair

This will be the first international conference devoted to transnational capitalist class theory and global class formation. Over the past decade a growing body of work has established TCC theory as an important theoretical approach for examining global capitalism. The conference will provide a place to share research, debate and explore this newly emerging school of social/economic analysis.

Papers topics can include: transnational capitalist class and working class formations; transnational capitalist class and national capitalist class relations; elite networks; immigration and migration; global capitalism; production networks and commodity chains; global finance; transformation of the nation-state; the transnational state; transnational governance; information technology and globalization; the military/industrial complex and state.

Registration Fees: $80.00 U.S.
Conference web site: http://cgs.flu.cas.cz/redaction.php?action=showRedaction&id_categoryNode=1763

Abstracts should be sent to:
Marek Hrubec, Director of the Global Studies Centre, Academy of Sciences, Prague.
marek.hrubec@gmail.com
Jerry Harris, Organizational Secretary of the Global Studies Association, North America
gharris234@comcast.net
Deadline for Abstracts is June 30th.

International Organizing Committee: William Carroll, Canada; Johannah Fahey, Australia; Jerry Harris, U.S.; Marek Hrubec, Czech Republic; Georgina Murray, Australia, Bill Pelz, U.S.

 

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Globalization

THE GLOBAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
The Global Crisis through the Lens of Class, Nationality, and Gender
May 20-22, 2011
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO (downtown Chicago)

Featuring 3 days of workshops, keynote speakers and films.
All papers relating to globalization will be reviewed.

To submit a panel proposal or an individual abstract of 100 words (deadline April 15)
Send to: Jerry Harris at gharris234@comcast.net

For more information go to: http://www.net4dem.org/mayglobal

Keynote Speakers Include: Rose Brewer, Carl Davidson, Tim Luke, David McNally, Anwar Shaikh, Michael Schwartz

Housing
There are a limited number of Loyola apartments directly across the street from the downtown campus. There is a commons room, a kitchen and two bedrooms, each with a private bath. Singles are $99. Doubles are $160. Reservations are made through the GSA website but must be reserved no later than April 15th.

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