2017 Political Economy Seminar Series
Jamie Martin (University of Sydney) ‘Governing Global Capitalism in the Era of Total War’
Date: Thursday 1 June 2017
Location: Darlington Centre Boardroom, University of Sydney
About the speaker: Jamie Martin is Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Laureate Research Program in International History at the University of Sydney. Biographical note from Jamie:
I am a historian of modern Europe, international order, and the history of capitalism. My current book project, Experts of the World Economy: European Stabilization and the Transformation of Global Capitalism in the Era of Total War (under advance contract at Harvard University Press), investigates the origins of the earliest international schemes to govern the world’s capitalist economy. It traces the emergence of a transnational network of economic experts from across Europe, as well as from the United States, whose efforts to develop a new form of international governance transformed interwar and postwar European politics and laid the foundation for the kind of international technocratic management of capitalism that exists to this day. My research also looks at the history of international law, empire, and technology, and I frequently write on topics in European history and political economy for publications such as the London Review of Books, The Nation, n+1, Dissent, and others.
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