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Impacts of Financialisation on Society, Environment and Economy

This conference will focus on understanding the causes and consequences of the financial crisis and the role of financialisation in the financial crisis.

15 October 2015 - 17 October 2015
Portugal

Financialisation has pervasive effects on our societies, and the FESSUD project seeks to analyse and understand those effects, to probe the interrelationship of financialisation and financial crisis and to develop policy agendas.
This conference will focus on understanding the causes and consequences of the financial crisis and the role of financialisation in the financial crisis. It will be concerned with the policy agendas towards financial stability through regulation and macroeconomic policies.

The conference includes sessions in which FESSUD researchers present and debate their research findings, panel discussions on policy responses, key note speakers, and presentations on financialisation.

Conference sessions:
+ Financialisation, financial and economic crises: what have we learnt?
+ Finance and everyday life: (re)producing differentiation
+ Financialisation and industry
+ The policy mix in EU new Member States and Turkey
+ Money, finance and sustainable development
+ Financialisation and development issues
+ A foresight analysis of financialisation
+ What has FESSUD found? moving towards a synthesis

Practical information:
+ When: from Thursday 15 October to Saturday 17 October 2015
+ Where: Novotel Lisboa, Lisbon, PT

Conference fee:
+ EUR 40 for 3 days to include lunch and refreshments
+ Free for PhD students
+ Dinner (EUR 23) will be available as an additional option during registration.
Registration is open until 18 September 2015.

Accommodation:
Hotel Novotel Lisboa
Avenida José Malhoa 1 1A
1099-051 Lisboa
Portugal

More information on the project and on the event is available here: http://fessud.eu/annual-conference-2015/