Trade and openness during the Great Depression and the Great Recession

Keynote lecture by Peter v Bergeijk at Globalization in Decline conference
Peter van Bergeijk - 2021

Economic stagnation, ­geopolitical­ conflicts­ and ­environmental­ crises: globalization is under pressure. 

Professor Peter van Bergeijk will give a keynote lecture at this two-day conference exploring the slowing down and regression of globalization. He will focus particularly on developments during the Great Depression and Great Depression 

About the conference

Date: 27-29 October 2022
Location: University of Erfurt, Germany

This hybrid conference will assess the driving forces of the crisis of globalization and analyze the diverging trends of de- and re-globalization. It aims to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds and countries to evaluate the current state and future of globalization.

It will include discussions and panels on:

  • The future of globalization
  • (De)globalization and politics
  • The rise of the far-right
  • The environmental limits to globalization
  • The political economy of (de)globalization

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