Founded by Professor Radhika Desai and Assistant Professor Petar Kurecic, the research group “Small States in the Multi-Polar World” was founded and held its initial meeting at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, September 28th, 2015. It is currently pursuing cooperation with some other research groups that are also studying small state problematics.
At the Inaugural GERG Conference in Winnipeg in September 2015, guests were welcome to the opening night plenary and any of the five keynote lectures, which included talks by Indigenous lawyer Aimée Craft, professor Johanna Brenner, Latin American historian Paulo Drinot, professor Kari Polanyi Levitt, Indian economist Prabhat Patnaik, and Russian intellectual Boris Kagarlitsky.
The GERG website now allows participants to register, which will eventually provide them an opportunity to participate in forums, including the new Creation, Culture and Development (CCD) forum, find research partners, post information about their activities, and have access to GERG virtual workshop pages. Stay tuned for more information. In the meantime, sign up today!
The Geopolitical Economy Research Group (GERG) held an international multi-disciplinary conference on ‘From the Thirty Years’ Crisis to Multipolarity: the Geopolitical Economy of the 21st Century World’ at the University of Manitoba from September 25 to 27, 2015. The conference included 138 presenters from over 30 countries.
The Geopolitical Economy Research Group (GERG) and Manchester University Press announce a new book series. It aims, inter alia, to promote ‘fresh inter- and multi-disciplinary perspectives on the most pressing new realities of the 21st century: the multipolar world and the renewed economic centrality of states in it.