Finance Capital & the Ghosts of Empire: Revisiting Colonial Debts, Extractive Nostalgias, Imperial Insolvencies

April 5, 2019 - 9:00am to April 6, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]


Ghosts of Empire

Photo Credit: RiVAL website

Ghosts of Empire two day symposium 

Event Location:
University of Sussex
Sussex House, Falmer
United Kingdom
United Kingdom

The Centre for Global Political Economy and Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies in collaboration with the Reimagining Value Action Lab, Lakehead University, United Kingdom presents on April 5th and 6th, 2019 a two-day symposium. This symposium will be held at the University of Sussex in Brighton, United Kingdom. 

This exciting, interdisciplinary gathering will bring together academics, artists, activists and members of the public to discuss and/or present interventions on a range of themes, including reparations.Interested persons are asked to submit abstracts by February 22, 2019 at the following link: Likewise, if you wish simply to attend but not present, please use the same form. We will strive to inform successful applicants by March 1, 2019. Limited and modest stipends are available to assist successful applicants with the costs of travel (eg. to/from London) and accommodation.

For more information, please contact: P.Gilbert [at] sussex [dot] ac [dot] uk