Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Conference: Hegemonic transitions and the state

HEGEMONIC TRANSITIONS AND THE STATE
23-24 February 2007

Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

An International conference hosted by the Centre for Global Political Economy and sponsored by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Political Science, the Institute for the Humanities, and Department of History.

The conference, "Hegemonic Transitions and the State", aims to contribute to our understanding of complex interconnections between capitalist globalization and political authority. The conference features sessions, papers, and plenaries dealing with such topics as: states, sovereignty and crisis, the post Cold War re-shaping of global power, cultural politics in Latin America, and the Middle East, the development of a transnational capitalist class, indigenous peoples movements in Latin America, global governance structures, neo-liberalism in the Middle East and South East Asia, post Cold War eastern Europe, global finance, state formation, social movements, and democratic alternatives to neo-liberal globalization.

They keynote address will be delivered by Philip McMichael ( Cornell) and Plenary speakers include Christopher Chase-Dunn (University of California, Riverside), William Carroll (University of Victoria), Greg Albo (York University), and Yildiz Atasoy, Stephen McBride and Gary Teeple (Simon Fraser University)

Full details on the programme and on-line registration can be found at: http://www.sfu.ca/cgpe/.

Please note that registratioan fee for sessional instructors is $45.
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PLEASE CIRCULATE TO OTHERS WHO MAY BE INTERESTED

Yildiz Atasoy, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Simon Fraser University
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
E-mail: yatasoy@sfu.ca
Tel: (604) 291-5520
Fax: (604) 291-5799

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