Risk, Finance and Modernization: A Chinese-European Summit
27 September 2009 (Public Lecture)
28-29 September 2009 (Workshop)
This major international Conference and following Colloquium to be held in Shanghai, brings together economists and other social scientists from China and the West to investigate such questions of risk, finance and modernization. The workshop will consist of a public lecture (on the afternoon of 27 September) by eminent scholars Ulrich Beck, Gilles St Paul, Wang Hui and Xu Chenggang. This will then be followed by a more focused meeting (on 28 and the morning of 29 September) for about 30 leading scholars, both from China and abroad, to discuss the issues in more depth.
The event is being organised by Prof Wang Xiaoming (Shanghai), Prof Scott Lash (Goldsmiths), Prof John Driffill (Birkbeck) and Prof John Urry (Lancaster).