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Global Studies Conference 2009

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Start Date 30-05-2009 End Date01-06-2009
Venue Zayed University
City Dubai Country United Arab Emirates
Category Globalization

Event Profile

Second Global Studies Conference 2009 is open for all those who are interested to discuss and share their views on globalization. The aim of the conference is to gather the researchers, teachers and graduate students, under one roof. The main theme of the conference is The Middle East and 21st Century Globalization.

2nd Global Studies Conference 2009 will cover the following topics, but are not limited to:

  • Economy
  • Global markets in an era of neoliberalism
  • The international division of labour
  • Patterns of global investment
  • Trade, current account balances
  • Global financial flows and institutions  
  • Logics of accumulation
  • Engines of growth in the developing world
  • Inequality - patterns and trends
  • Power
  • Imperialism and neo-colonialism
  • ‘Soft power’ and the structures of hegemony
  • Welfare in a global context
  • Culture
  • Nationalisms and post nationalisms
  • Diaspora
  • Social movements
  • New global axes
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Cultural imperialism
  • Flashpoints of social conflict
  • Hybridization
  • Environment
  • Resources
  • Climate change
  • Agriculture

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