ESRC seminar: Understanding the post-crisis landscape

FEPS Office. Rue Montoyer 40. 1000 Brussels

Understanding the post-crisis landscape: assessing change in economic management, welfare, work and democracy in the context of Brexit

10 November 2016


Hosted in the premises of FEPS (Foundation for European Progressive Studies), Rue Montoyer 40, Brussels.

This is the last of a six-seminar series focusing on ways in which the political economy has changed since the 2008 financial crisis. It has explored developments in the areas of work, welfare, finance and democracy. This final session will provide an overview of the main discussions, as well as considering ways in which Brexit might produce further possibilities for change in these areas. 

Confirmed speakers: David Bailey (Birmingham),  Rossana Cillo (Venice), Amandine Crespy (ULB), Jason Heyes (Sheffield), Bela Galgoczi (ETUI), Scott Lavery (Sheffield), Paul Lewis (Birmingham), Phoebe Moore (Middlesex),  Owen Parker (Sheffield), Louisa Parks (Lincoln), Vera Weghmann (Nottingham), Dan Wincott (Cardiff), Owen Worth (Limerick), Magnus Ryner (Kings College London), Ania Skyrzypek (FEPS), Nick Srnicek (City/CITYPERC).

The event is hosted in the premises of FEPS (Foundation for European Progressive Studies), Rue Montoyer 40, Brussels.

Attendance is free, but please register in advance by emailing Sam Warner:

Full itinerary:

9.15: Registration, tea and coffee

 9.45: Introduction/ Key ideas from the series (Paul Lewis, David Bailey)

10.15: Brexit and Welfare

- Magnus Ryner (KCL)

- Dan Wincott (Cardiff)

- Amandine Crespy (ULB)

11.45: Brexit and Work

Jason Heyes (Sheffield)

- Bela Galgoczi (ETUI)

- Scott Lavery (Sheffield)

13.00: Lunch

14.00: The Future of Work and citizenship

- Owen Parker (Sheffield)

- Phoebe Moore (Middlesex)

- Vera Weghmann (Nottingham)

- Nick Srnicek (City/CITYPERC)

15.45: Democracy in Europe, launch of the Comparative European Politics special issue: Contention in the age of austerity: the emergence of new alternatives

David Bailey (Birmingham)

Louisa Parks (Lincoln)

Owen Worth (Limerick)

Rossana Cillo (Venice)

16.45: Comment on the state of democracy in Europe: Ania Skrzypek (FEPS)

17.00: Wine reception

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