Conference

Recent developments in financialised semi-peripheries

December 5, 2019, 10h00

Room 1, CES | Alta

Overview

Presentation

This conference proposes to discuss recent developments of financialisation and its impacts on economic and social reproduction. Particular attention will be given to the Portuguese semi-peripheral case, including the recent evolution of the economy, specific sectors and systems of social provision and labour relations, shaping the changing and variegated nature of financialisation in the country. It will also discuss the alternatives open to semi-peripheries such as the Portuguese.

Activity within the research project «FINHABIT - Viver em Tempos Financeiros: Habitação e Produção de Espaço no Portugal Democrático»


Programme

10:00 - 10:30 – Welcome

10:30 - 11:30 – Ben Fine | Economic and social Reproduction in the age of financialisation

11:30 - 12:30 – Manuel Aalbers | The uneven and combined financialisation of housing

12:30 - 14:00 – Lunch

14:00 - 14:45 – Ana C. Santos, Nuno Teles | The changing nature of semi-peripheral financialisation in Portugal

14:45 - 15:30 – Jorge Malheiros, Katielle Silva, Marcos Correia| Sociospatial segregation trends in times of contemporary financialisation: a reading of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area

15.30 - 16.15 – José Castro Caldas, Diogo Martins| The persistent effects of internal devaluation

16:15 - 16:45 – Coffee break

16:45 - 17:30 – Que alternativas estão disponíveis para a semiperiferia?  João Rodrigues, José Reis, Ricardo Paes Mamede and Teresa Barata-Salgueiro