CFP: Odious Investment (Deadline 30 Jan)
Odious Investment: How Finance Creates, Shapes, and Sustains Global Inequalities
The Centre for Economic Cultures at the University of Manchester invites proposals for contributions to an international conference on 6-7 July 2023 exploring the history of investment in controversial enterprises, particularly environmentally destructive ventures, unfree labour, and corruption. We approach this topic at a global scale and in the longue durée, from the early modern period to the present day. Submissions are due by January 30, 2023.