December 7th: Financialization Between Past and Future

Coming up on Thursday December 7th, 2017, the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies will host a panel discussion on the past, present, and future of finance capitalism and the tools of financial speculation. The eventFinancialization Between Past and Future, will feature three speakers: Professor Julia Ott (The New School — Historical Studies), Professor Chiara Bottici (The New School — Philosophy) and Professor Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou (University College London — Social Theory).

The panel will take place at 6:00 PM in Room 206, 25 E. 13th Street.

Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou is a political sociologist, Assistant Professor of Social Theory & Social Policy, and Head of the Sociology & Social Theory Research Group, in the Department of Social Science, University College London. He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2013. His research merges political economy and social theory to study new forms of inequality, contestation and resistance in financial(ised) capitalism. He will speak on “Speculative communities and the spirit of financial capitalism”.