Event Date: November 13, 2008 - 5:30 pm Location: Social Science Building, 120 University pvt, Room 4007
A roundtable discussion with Kathleen McNamara (Georgetown University), Randall Germain (Carleton University) and Jacqueline Best (University of Ottawa.
Registration is not required. This event will be in English.
As the world reels from the recent financial crisis, this panel will consider some of its international implications: What are the global roots of the crisis? What can we learn from the European response? And what kind of longer-term international response is necessary?
Kathleen McNamara is author of The Currency of Ideas: Monetary Politics in the European Union (Cornell University Press, 1998) and co-editor of Making History: European Integration and Institution Change at Fifty (Oxford University Press, 2007).
Randall Germain is author of The International Organization of Credit: States and Global Finance in the World-Economy (Cambridge University Press, 1997) and co-editor of The Idea of Global Civil Society: Politics and Ethics in a Globalizing Era (Routledge, 2005).
Jacqueline Best is author of The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance (Cornell University Press, 2007) and co-editor of Cultural Political Economy (Routledge, forthcoming).