CGR Workshop | The Moral Economy Revisited: Lessons for institutional development

Organised by: Dr. Martha Prevezer and Prof. Perri 6

The workshop includes discussions on the development of theory leading to a rethinking of neoliberalism, recasting of the concept of moral economy to integrate it with institutional explanations, a rethinking of poverty alleviation and a recognition and making visible the institutional forces that influence how people think and behave. It will also considers the causal assumptions on which policies are designed.

Venue: GC601, Graduate Centre, Mile End Campus
Date: Thursday, 13th June 2019

This event is free to attend. Register here.


Thursday 13 June 2019

8.45am Coffee, tea

9.00am Welcome, introductions, aims of workshop

Chair: Martha Prevezer, Reader in Governance and Strategy, School of Business and Management, QMUL

9.15-10.15 Perri 6, Professor in Public Management, School of Business and Management, QMUL ‘Varieties of moral economy’ by Perri 6 and Martha Prevezer

10.15-10.30 Break

10.30-11.30am Paul Richards, Njala University Sierra Leone, Emeritus Professor, Wageningen University and University College London ‘The moral economy of the isolates’

11.45-12.45pm Demet Dinler, Helena Normanton Research Fellow, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex ‘Morality and Economic Agency in the Turkish Cut Flower Market: Insights for Economic Development’

1-2pm lunch

2.15-3.15pm Andrew Hindmoor, SPERI Research Fellow and Head of Department of Politics, Sheffield University, Discussing the moral economy in the state of British politics and Brexit from his most recent books What’s Left Now and Twelve Days that Made Modern Britain

3.30-4.15pm Ed Legon, Lecturer in Heritage Management, School of Business and Management, QMUL ‘Moral economy, memory, and possibility in early modern Britain’

4.15-4.30 Tea break

4.30-5.00pm Martha Prevezer, ‘Applying Varieties of Moral Economy to post 1980s UK’, Martha Prevezer and Perri 6

5.00-6.00 Rick Delbridge, Academic Lead for Social Science Research Park (SPARK) and Dean of Research, Innovation and Engagement, Cardiff University, Leading Discussion on the workshop

6.00-8.30pm Drinks and dinner at Verdi’s

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