Where do critical development scholars go to present their work? Where can you go to engage in critical economic development debates? To answer these questions, I’ve put together a list of important upcoming critical economic development conferences that I know about (as usual, economic development is understood in a broad, interdisciplinary manner).
By Douglas McDonald [re-blog from NSER]
Last Friday was the Debating Development conference, organized by the titular scholars of INET’s Young Scholars Initiative, a group coordinated by NSSR’s own Ingrid Kvangraven. The conference put many scholars of different regions and different theoretical perspectives in conversation. Although it was titled “debating development,” as NSSR economics professor Sanjay Reddy noted in his opening remarks, most of the perspectives presented were more intersecting than mutually exclusive, so the conference could also be understood as a means to compound or complexify perspectives, rather than adopt or discard them.
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