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Speaker(s): Professor Nicola Phillips
Chair: Dr Robert Falkner

Recorded on 9 November 2016 at Old Theatre, Old Building

This talk will address the evolution of inequalities in the global economy – and how different powers are propelling new forms of unequal development across the world.

Nicola Phillips (@phillipsnicola1) is Professor of Political Economy and the Head of the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. She is the Chair of the British International Studies Association (BISA), a past Editor-in-Chief of the journal New Political Economy, and one of the current editors of the Review of International Political Economy.

She works in the field of global political economy, with interests focusing on global economic governance, inequality, labour in global production, and migration and development. Between 2010 and 2013, she held a prestigious Major Research Fellowship from The Leverhulme Trust, for research on forced labour and human trafficking for labour exploitation in the global economy.

Robert Falkner (@robert_falkner) is Associate Professor of International Relations at LSE. His research focuses on international political economy, global environmental politics, and the role of business in international relations.

The Department of International Relations (@LSEIRDept) is now in its 88th year making it one of the oldest and largest in the world.

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