New on Our Bookshelf: “Neoliberal Bio-Economies? The Co-Construction of Markets and Natures”
Neoliberal Bio-Economies? examines what kinds of markets and natures are being imagined and constructed in the pursuit of the bio-economy, and problematizes the idea that this is being driven by neoliberalism and the neoliberalization of nature(s).
New on Our Bookshelf: “Sustainable Consumption; Key Issues”
Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues introduces the concept, examines six contrasting explanations and outlines problems, solutions and visions of its future.
Business Ethics Network Africa Conference (call for papers)
The conference is an international platform for stakeholders from the private sector, the public sector, non-profit organisations and academia to come together to reflect, to discuss and to respond to the opportunities and challenges related to promoting ethics, governance and sustainability in African contexts. Deadline for abstract submission: 24 September 2018.
Ethics & Trust in Finance Prize (call for papers by young professionals)
This Prize invites young professionals to participate and contribute to the reflection of the importance on the benefits of a more ethical approach to banking and finance, promoting greater awareness of the need for ethics, integrity and trust in the finance sector. The deadline for submission is 31 of May 2019.
Let It Shine: The Emergence and Evolution of Moral Markets (new research project)
A new research project entitled “Let it Shine: The Emergence and Evolution of Moral Markets” will start in September 2019 at the University of Amsterdam. The project is led by Panikos Georgallis, an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Amsterdam Business School, who received one of the prestigious VENI grants of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for the project.
The Legacy of Adam Smith (call for essays from young scholars)
Young scholars are invited to send in an essay on (1) the continuing relevance of Adam Smith, or (2) Adam Smith, ordoliberalism, and ‘Ordnungspolitik’. Deadline: 15 August 2018.
Economics as a moral science (call for papers)
This conference has two aims. First, to focus on the implications of this distinctive narrowing in the scope of economic theory to economic methodology. Second, to explore moral components of economic theory and analysis which could be integrated systematically with analytical thought rather than being treated as mere add-ons.Closing date for abstract submissions: Friday 7 September 2018.
New on Our Bookshelf: “Globalists; The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism”
About this book: “Neoliberals hate the state. Or do they? In the first intellectual history of neoliberal globalism, Globalists, Quinn Slobodian follows a group of thinkers from the ashes of the Habsburg Empire to the creation of the World Trade Organization to show that neoliberalism emerged less to shrink government and abolish regulations than to redeploy them at a global level.” Or see all the books on the shelf
New on Our Bookshelf: “The Value Of Everything; Makers and Takers in the Global Economy”
About this book: “If we are to reform capitalism we urgently need to rethink where wealth comes from. Who is creating it, who is extracting it, and who is destroying it? These questions are key if we want to replace the current parasitic system with a capitalism that works for us all. The Value of Everything will reignite a long-needed debate about the kind of world we really want to live in.” Or see all the books on the shelf