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Programme: Inclusive education
Course: Decolonising and Diversifying Economics and Economic History

In this talk both scholars will discuss key questions, challenges and relevant initiatives in decolonising and diversifying their respective disciplines.  

This discussion is part of the Eden Centre initiated ’Thinking about Decolonising’ series

Speakers: Dr Ariane Hillig (Goldsmiths) and Professor Tirthankar Roy (LSE)

Chair: Dr Akile Ahmet (Eden Centre, LSE)

Thursday 20 February 2020 - 1pm-2pm, CBG.1.04  (lunch provided)

About Speakers

Dr Ariane Hillig is a Lecturer in Economics in the Institute of Management Studies at Goldsmiths.  Her current research interests are centered on the impact of financialization on everyday life. In particular, she is interested in interdisciplinary approaches in studying financialization, combining social theory, finance, cultural and political economy. She is on the management committee of the Association for Heterodox Economics, on the steering committee of and a member of Reteaching Economics.

Prof. Tirthankar Roy is a Professor in Economic History at LSE. He teaches South Asia and Global History at the LSE, and the author of India in the World Economy from Antiquity to the Present, besides other books and articles. His work on economic history tries to answer three questions.  Is there a long-term pattern in Indian capitalism? When did the big breaks occur in that pattern? Does history help us understand how capitalism in India works today?

Dr Akile Ahmet is an  Academic Developer for Inclusive Education in LSE Eden Centre and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Akile was previously a Senior Lecturer in the sociology of race and racism at Middlesex University where she developed, taught and led modules on race and racism

This event is organised by Eden Centre for Education Enhancement, Atlantic Fellows  for Social and Economic Equity (LSE) and Decolonising LSE Collective   

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