Centre for Global Political Economy

Welcome to the Centre for Global Political Economy

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The Centre for Global Political Economy (CGPE) at Sussex, was launched in 2000 to fill an important gap in the theory and practice of International Political Economy.

The Centre for Global Political Economy is a vibrant community of scholars from an array of disciplines. What unites us is a concern with how global capitalism generates diverse patterns of wealth, exploitation, dispossession, and ecological devastation around the world, and how these dynamics are resisted by communities and social movements.

Alongside many established scholars, our doctoral researchers and postgraduate students are a vital part of CGPE and we provide a range of opportunities for intellectual exchange and engagement with leading and emergent voices from around the world.

From 2021/22, under the leadership of Andrea Brock and Lara Montesinos Coleman, the centre is focusing our outward-facing activities on two seminar series:

•         Feminist and Anti-Colonial Interventions in Political Economy and Political Ecology

•         Law, Violence and Development

We have close links with the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at Universidad Libre in Colombia and the Critical Development Studies Unit at the Autonomous University of Zacatecas in Mexico. 

Photos in scrolling banner credited to Wikimedia Commons for Iraqi soldier and Buffalo shepherd on the rice field and to iStockphoto for Alternative Energies.

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