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What’s Love Got To Do With It? – 15th of March

by Political Economy Research Centre

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#ThisIsACoup – 8th March

by Political Economy Research Centre

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‘Why Banks Are More Dangerous Than You Think’ – 24th February

by Political Economy Research Centre

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Aeron Davis inaugural lecture, 26th January

by Political Economy Research Centre

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Andy Beckett in conversation with Mark Fisher – 12th Oct

by Political Economy Research Centre

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Economic Exchanges – 17-18th Sept

by Political Economy Research Centre

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CSOS-IMS Interdisciplinary Workshop – 29th June

by Political Economy Research Centre

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‘Financial Melancholia’ – report launch, 8th July

Mental health problems and personal indebtedness are two of the defining social problems of our age. But what is the relationship between the two? Debt can undoubtedly trigger depression and anxiety, but it is important that we also seek to understand the suffering that indebtedness can generate, and the specific feelings of guilt and inadequacy that a financialised society inculcates. Launching […]

by Political Economy Research Centre

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Happiness beyond the ‘happiness industry’ – discussion & book launch, 24th June

Happiness today has become an object of measurement, management, optimisation and detection via the body. It is something that concerns medics, economists and marketers, to be expertly visualised and mapped. While this agenda is not new, it is experiencing a major technologically-driven acceleration right now, diverting political and ethical hopes into an expanding infrastructure of […]