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Anil Shah is a Research Assistant (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the University of Kassel, in the Political Science Department, Subdivision 'Globalisation & Politics'. He studied social sciences and economics and holds an M.A. in Global Political Economy. In 2017 he received the Kurt Rothschild Award for Economic Journalism and Research as contributing author of the online learning platform “Exploring Economics”.

Shah is a PhD candidate and part of the Graduate Program ‘BangaDyn: Rural-urban Dynamics in Bangalore’, investigating financial flows in the rural-urban interface. He teaches courses in M.A. Global Political Economy and Development and M.A. Labour Policies and Globalisation.

Research focus:

  • History of Economic Thought
  • Theories of International Political Economy
  • Global Political Ecology
  • Finance and Development (focus: Microfinance and Financial Inclusion)
  • Post-Colonial Capitalism (regional focus: South Asia)

     

    Regular Seminars:

    WS 2017/2018:

    · Introduction to Global Political Economy

    SoSe 2018

    · Marx200 “alle Verhältnisse umzuwerfen…”, Öffentliche Ringvorlesung (u.a. mit Sonja Buckel, Alexander Gallas, Carolina Vestena, Anne Engelhardt)

    WS 2018/2019:

    · Introduction to Global Political Economy

    · Political Economy of Money, Debt and Finance

    WS 2019/20:

    · Introduction to Global Political Economy

    · Global Political Ecologies: Theories, Struggles, Transformations

     

    Selection of recent seminars, workshops and talks (2018):

    ·  “Die Natur des Kapitals – Marx, Ökologie und Geschlechterverhältnisse“ (Vortrag und Diskussion mit Uta von Winterfeld und Adelheid Biesecker), Ringvorlesung Marx200 „alle Verhältnisse umzuwerfen…“, 23. Mai 2018, Universität Kassel.

    · “Too Little to Live… and Too Much to Die? The Political Economy of Debt Frontiers in South Asia” at CPERN Mid-Term Workshop ‘Gender, Race, Class and Ecology in and through Critical Political Economy’, Instituto de História Contemporânea (IHC), 1.-2. June 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.

    · „Imperiale Lebensweise“, Crashkurs mit Ulrich Brand bei herr*krit (herrschaftskritische Sommeruniversität), 23.-27. Juli 2018, Universität Kassel.

    · Neoliberale Globalisierung und soziale Reproduktion verstehen, Workshop mit Christa Wichterich bei der herr*krit (herrschaftskritische Sommeruniversität), 23.-27. Juli 2018, Universität Kassel.

    · “Marxian Political Economy”, Workshop with Jannis Eicker at 2nd Summer Academy for Pluralist Economics ‘Ten Years after the Crash’, 3.-10. August 2018, Neudietendorf.

    · “Imperiale Lebensweise”, Fachvortrag bei den 15. Brandenburger Entwicklungspolitischen Bildungs- und Informationstagen (BREBIT), 10. Oktober 2018, Ludwigsfelde.

    ·  “Financialization as Development Policy? Contextualizing the Drive for Financial Inclusion in India” at “How to Conceptualise Financialisation in Developing and Emerging Economies? Manifestations, Drivers and Implications”, 13.-14. December 2018, University of Cambridge, Girton College, UK.