2017-06-08~2017-06-09 Singapore National University of Singapore

Conference Description

“国际全球学大会”(Global Studies Conference)是“全球研究学术社群”(Global Studies Knowledge Community)所组织举办的以全球化研究为核心的年度学术会议,会议组织机构设置于美国伊利诺伊大学香槟分校。全球学大会致力于从不同视角研究人类社会的全球化进程,邀请不同专业背景的研究者共同讨论全球化背景下的地区或国际问题。

 

第一届全球学大会于2008年举办,之后每年与不同国家的知名大学合作。2015年该会在英国伦敦帝国理工学院举行,而2017年的会议将于6月8日-9日在国立新加坡大学举办。今年会议主题涵盖与全球化进程相关的经济、政治、环境、社会等各大议题,其中诸如不平等发展、增长的界限、可持续发展、城市主义等分议题与城市研究息息相关。

Topics of Submission

Theme 1: Economy and Trade

  • Global markets in an era of neoliberalism
  • Free trade and fair trade
  • Transnational corporations
  • Megabusinesses, mircobusinesses and globalization
  • Patterns of global investment
  • Logics of accumulation
  • Engines of growth in the developing world
  • The international division of labor
  • Trade flows and current account balances
  • Global financial flows and institutions
  • Inequality – patterns and trends

Theme 2: Politics, Power, and Institutions

  • Imperialism and neo-colonialism
  • ‘Soft power’ and the structures of hegemony
  • Neoliberal politics and policies
  • Global regulation and deregulation
  • Social movements
  • Flashpoints of social conflict
  • Welfare in a global context
  • International structures and institutions of governance
  • Global NGOs
  • Nations and sovereignty in the ‘New Globalization’

Theme 3: Society and Culture

  • Inequality
  • Poverty
  • Development and underdevelopment
  • Globalism as ideology
  • Nationalism and post-nationalism
  • Cultural imperialism and post-colonialism
  • Migrations
  • Diaspora
  • Cosmopolitanism and multiculturalism
  • Cultural Hybridization

Theme 4: Resources and Environment

  • Resource access
  • Environments in a global context
  • Agriculture and food supply
  • Sustainability
  • Urbanism
  • Climate Change
  • Growth and its limits
  • Important Dates
    • Date of Conference: 2017-06-08 ~ 06-09
  • Contact Information
      • Telephone: +1-217-328-0405
  • Sponsored By
  • 全球研究学术社群
  • Organized by
  • 国立新加坡大学
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