The GSA would like
to thank everyone
who participated in our 16th annual GSA Conference at The University of
California, Berkeley, Clark Kerr Campus this past June 14-16, 2017. We
truly appreciate your support.
Those of you who presented a paper
now have the opportunity to be included in our next special issue of Perspectives
on Global Development and Technology (published by Brill Publishers
All complete papers
must be submitted to Jerry Harris at email@example.com
by August 1, 2017 in a Word document.
Please follow the instructions
available at the link below when formatting your paper.
Our next GSA
conference on Globalization, Race, and the New Nationalism
will take place in June 2018 at Howard
University, Washington, DC. Established in 1867, Howard University
is a federally chartered, private, doctoral university, classified as
a high research activity institution. With an enrollment of more than
10,000 students, its undergraduate, graduate, professional and joint degree
programs span more than 120 areas of study within 13 schools and colleges.
call for papers will go out in January. Please check back for more information
as it becomes available. We hope to see you there.
Conferences from Around the World
Capitalism in the Americas
The 4th Biennial Conference of the Network for the Critical Study
of Global Capitalism (NCSGC)
La Habana, Cuba
keynote speakers Luis Suarez and William I. Robinson
today’s global political economy, we are witnessing a new
era of integration and inequality, which is playing out through
particular expressions of systemic crises. We are also witnessing
the rise of a ultra-neoliberal authoritarian political project in
the United States, in conjunction with the resurgence of right-wing
political sectors across the Americas. What should we understand
about the particularities of this globalization phase in the history
of world capitalism, and in the context of these regions and their
populations? How can working and popular classes, and their movements
from below, effectively coordinate and struggle in a world of capitalist
purpose of this conference is to focus critical studies of global
capitalism on Central, North, and South America, and on the Caribbean,
to provide opportunities for interested scholars and activists to
explore, discuss, and debate related issues occurring in these regions.
• The transnational
capitalist class across the Americas.
• Capitalist globalization, capital accumulation and development.
• Trumpism: the rise of neo-liberal authoritarianism and
its neo-fascist contingents.
• Movements from below, activism, and the popular classes
in the 21st century Americas.
• Migration and crossing borders.
• Transnational capital and the state .
• State repression, militarization, soft power, & coup
• Class war on the marginalized and super-exploited.
• Financialization and tax havens.
• Education and other institutions.
• Global corporate networks intersecting with Latin America
and the Caribbean.
• Capitalism, class and power relations in these regions.
• Gendered and Racialized social relations in the Western
• Ideological formation in the global epoch.
• Natural resource conflicts and environmental movements.
(100 words) must be submitted by August 15, 2017 to:
Committee: William K. Carroll (Univ. of Victoria, Canada), Vladimir
Pacheco Cueva (Aarhus Univ. Denmark), Anthony van Fossen (Griffith
Univ. Australia), Jerry Harris (Global Studies Association, US),
Marek Hrubec (Czech Academy of Sciences), Georgina Murray (Griffith
Univ. Australia), Isaias R. Rivera (Univ. Autonoma de Chihuahua,
Mexico), William I. Robinson (Univ. of California Santa Barbara,
US), Leslie Sklair (London School of Economics, UK), Jeb Sprague-Silgado
(Univ. of California Santa Barbara, US), Hilbourne Watson (Bucknell
Saint Petersburg State
University announces the III International Forum "Russia and Iberoamerica
in a globalizing world: history and modernity". The Forum is the
most representative and remarkable event in Russia, dedicated to the discussion
of the socio-political and economic processes in Latin America, as well
as its history and culture. The Forum in St. Petersburg, marked by the
participation of notable scientists, politicians and journalists, traditionally
attracts great attention of the mass-media, that confirms the special
role of the Saint Petersburg State University as one of the high profile
centers of Latin American studies in Russia.