Understanding neoliberalism in the postsocialist region

Critical postsoacialismWorkshop -Understanding neoliberalism in the postsocialist region

King’s College London, UK
March 17, 2014

“Understanding neoliberalism in the postsocialist region” to be held at King’s College London on Mon 17 March 2014. This free one-day workshop is designed to provide an informal and supportive space for researchers of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union to consider and perhaps re-consider how neoliberalism is implicated in their own work. We aim for approximately 30 participants to ensure relaxed discussion and networking.
9.30: Welcome

9.45-10.45 – Keynote presentation – Prof. William Outhwaite, Newcastle University – critical theory, postcommunism

10.45-11.30: Coffee

11.30-12.15: Vikki Turbine, University of Glasgow – everyday rights/political sociology, Russia

12.15-13.00: Teodor Mladenov, King’s College London – public policy/disability, Bulgaria

13.00-13.45: Lunch

13.45-14.30: Nicolette Makovicky, University of Oxford – liberalization, citizenship, enterprise, labour and gender relations, Slovakia and Poland

14.30-15.15: Balihar Sanghera, University of Kent – sociology and ethics, moral economy of practices, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

15.15-15.45: Coffee

15.45-16.30: Michael Rasell, University of Lincoln – anthropology of welfare state, Russia

16.30-17.15: Armine Ishkanian, London School of Economics – development/civil society, Armenia

17.15-17.30: Final reflections
Guidelines for registration
Full details and the registration form can be found on the workshop website.
King’s College London
Information & contacts
Dr Michael Rasell
King’s College London

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