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Dr Samuel Knafo

Post:Reader in International Relationsns (International Relations)
Other posts:Lecturer (Centre for Global Political Economy)
 Lecturer in International Relations (School of Law, Politics and Sociology)
Location:ARTS B B370

Telephone numbers
Internal:8041 or 8892
UK:01273 678041 or 01273 678892
International:+44 1273 678041 or +44 1273 678892

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Samuel Knafo joined the department in January 2004. He has worked extensively on liberal financial governance, most notably writing a book entitled the Making of Modern Finance which analyses the rise of liberal financial governance in Britain and which received the 2014 IPEG prize for best book in international political economy. His main project now is to develop a social history of financialisation tracing the political and social struggles around key financial developments in the United State which  radically transformed the global financial system. Parallel to this, he is writing on critical methodology developing a form of radical historicism,  as a historically driven framework of analysis which places the emphasis on agents and social relations.