Researching Post-Capitalist Possibilities Conference 2019

24 January 2019

Time: 9am-4pm
Venue: Western Sydney University, Parramatta South Campus, Female Orphan School (Building EZ), Corner James Ruse Drive & Victoria Road, Rydalmere.
Cost: $50

In this one-day conference authors from the forthcoming Handbook of Diverse Economies will present material from their chapters. Speakers will reflect on how the chapter topic speaks to their research agenda as well as contributing to the broader politics of enacting postcapitalist possibilities. Each presenter will give a short presentation with plenty of time for further reflection and discussion.

The conference is open to a wide audience.


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Conference Program

8.30-9.00am: Registration

9.00-9:30am: Welcome

9:30-11:00am | Enterprising Other Possible Worlds

Diverse Economies: From Inventory to Ethical Intervention
Katherine Gibson, ICS, WSU

Framing Diverse Enterprise
Jenny Cameron, Geography, University of Newcastle

Social Enterprising
Anisah Madden and Isaac Lyne, ICS, WSU

11:00-11:30am: Morning Tea

11:30-1:30pm | Governing Diverse Economies

Social Procurement Transactions: Using Markets to Generate Social Good, Directly and Indirectly
Joanne McNeill, ICS, WSU

Sharing Cities: New Urban Imaginaries for Diverse Economies
Darren Sharp, Curtin University

Sustainability Policy Institute Diverse Legalities: Pluralism and Instrumentalism
Bronwen Morgan and Declan Kuch, Law UNSW

Community Land Trusts: Experiments with decommodifying property
Louise Crabtree

1:30-2:30pm: Lunch

2:30-4:00pm | Diversity, Identity and Social Transformation

Diverse Economies, Subjectivity and Conjuncture
Stephen Healy, ICS, WSU

The Role of Religion and Spirituality in Subjectivity Transformation
Miriam Williams, Human Geography, Macquarie University

Methodologies for Diverse Economies Research
Gerda Roelvink, School of Social Sciences, WSU

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