The Global Seminar on Geography, Finance and Uneven Development intends to re-engage with and broaden the discussions in the field of geography of finance, as well as to consolidate the interdisciplinary debate that the subject itself requires. The following themes should inspire the abstract submissions: finance on the periphery of the capitalist system; capital markets and global financial flows; the insertion of Brazil in the global financial system; the geography of banking systems; corporate finance and territory; information and finance; State agents and financialization processes; financial agents and regional development; cities, real estate and finance; alternative and solidarity finance; financialization of everyday life.
The Seminar is organized by the Department of Geography, the Postgraduate Program in Human Geography of the of the University of São Paulo and the Global Network on Financial Geography — FINGEO (www.fingeo.net) — a network that brings together geographers and other social scientists and practicioners from all continents to study the spatiality of finance and its impacts on economy, society and environment.
The Seminar we will held in May 2019 will be the sixth edition of the FINGEO Global Seminar. Previous editions followed the sequence:
- 1st FinGeo Global Seminar – Beijing (China) – International Geographical Congress – 21 August 2016
- 2nd FinGeo Global Seminar – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (EUA) – Finance, Geography and Sustainability: Lessons for Urban Planning, Development and Beyond – 3-4 April 2017
- 3rd FinGeo Global Seminar – Brussels (Belgium) – The Financial Geographies of Europe – 4-6 September 2017
- 4th FinGeo Global Seminar – Singapore – Conference on Global Production – 6-8 December 2017
- 5th FinGeo Global Seminar – Brussels (Belgium) – European Spaces of Financialization – 28-29 May 2018
A previous seminar on the geography of finance also took place in the University of São Paulo:
- Seminário Internacional Geografia e Finanças – São Paulo (SP) – 4 a 8 de abril de 2016
Fabio Betioli Contel, Mónica Arroyo, Marina Montenegro, Ana Elisa Rodrigues Pereira, André Pasti, Caio Zarino Jorge Alves, Carolina de Paula Pupo, Carolina Batista Israel, Fernanda Laize Silva de Lima, Igor Venceslau, Melissa Steda, Victor Zuliani Iamonti, Wagner Wendt Nabarro
Adriana Bernardes da Silva (Universidade Estadual de Campinas), Dariusz Wójcik (Oxford University), David Bassens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Fabio Betioli Contel (Universidade de São Paulo), Fenghua Pan (Beijing Normal University), Hindenburgo Pires (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro), Karen Lai (University of Singapore), Leila Dias (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina), María Laura Silveira (Universidad de Buenos Aires), Marta Inez Medeiros Marques (Universidade de São Paulo), Martin Sokol (Trinity College Dublin), Mónica Arroyo (Universidade de São Paulo), Ricardo Mendes Antas Jr. (Universidade de São Paulo), Sabine Dörry (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research), Sandra Lencioni (Universidade de São Paulo), Theodor Cojoianu (University College Dublin)