This paper session will take place on:

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, from 11:30 to 15:30 (UTC+2).

Session Chairs

Nomaswazi Mthombeni and Simone Claar will chair this session.

Simone Claar is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science of the University of Kassel, where she is co-leader of the BMBF-funded junior research group “GLOCALPOWER: funds & tools for a glocal renewable energy transition.” The focus is on RE transition in the global South, in particular, Ghana, Zambia, and South Africa. She studied Political Science, Geography and Peace and Conflict at the Philipps University of Marburg and University of Stellenbosch. In 2015 she completed her Ph.D. in political science at Goethe University Frankfurt.

Nomaswazi Mthombeni is a Sociology PhD candidate at the University of Witwatersrand and the University of Kassel. She is also a member of the research group “GLOCALPOWER: funds & tools for a glocal renewable energy transition”.

Contributors & Papers

Jeffrey Althouse:

Bringing Subordinated Financialisation Down to Earth: The Political Ecology of Finance-Dominated Capitalism

Discussant: N. N.

Madelaine Fitzgerald Moore:

Water trading markets: A “financial gap” but contradictory solution.

Discussant: N. N.

Kardelen Günaydin:

Understanding and assessing nature-related financial risks: Central bank finance nexus in disclosure practices.

Discussant: N. N.

Andrew Lawrence:

International finance and Global South renewable energy investment: its role in Kenyan, Moroccan, and South African RE transitions compared.

Discussant: N. N.

Session Outline

Each research paper will have a time slot of approximately 45 minutes:

15 to 20 minutes presentation of the paper

3 minutes co-presentation by one of the participants

20 to 25 minutes discussion