Market Revolutionaries: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on Neoliberalism and the Global South, 27-28 May 2021

Brussels Time: 1:30 PM – 4 PM

Calcutta Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

London Time: 12:30 PM – 3 PM

New York Time: 8:30 AM – 11 PM

Denver Time: 6:30 AM – 9 AM


More information about this digital workshop on neoliberal development and the Global South can be found here!

May 27


Welcome by dr. Frank Gerits, Lecturer in the History of International Relations, Utrecht University, Member of the Decolonisation Group

Panel I – Neoliberalism or the Long Cold War



- Alessandro Iandolo, Lecturer in History, Oxford University: 

Free for All: The USSR, Latin America and UNCTAD’s Push for International Trade

- Simon Toner, Lecturer in Modern American History, University of Sheffield: 

Keynesians and Neoliberals at War: Economic Reform in South Vietnam, 1965-1975

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Panel II – Neoliberal Health



- Joshua Mentanko, PhD Candidate Latin American History, Yale University: 

From Third World Nationalism to Ethno-Development: Social Extraction and the National Survey of Traditional Medicine Resources in Mexico, 1977-1985

- Pragna Paramita Mondal, PhD Scholar, University of Calcutta: 

Market or the Moral Economy: Indian Surrogacy Law and the Neoliberal Paradox

May 28

Panel III – Green Neoliberalism



- Julia Swart, Assistant Professor Law, Economics and Governanc, Utrecht University: 

Neoliberalism and the City

- Alexander Stingl, WIRL-COFUND Fellow, philosophy and sociology, Warwick University: 

Green Precarization

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Panel IV – Neoliberal Employment & Unemployment Labor



- Ali Kassem, PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Sussex: 

The Neo-Liberal Market as an Agent of Coloniality: the Economic and the Erasure of Islamic Practice and Semiotics

- Stephanie Dimatulac Santos, Assistant Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver: 

Racializing the Ideal Worker: Filipino Workers in Empire


Closing Remarks

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CONTACT: - Frank Gerits  & Rachel Gillett (co-PI's)