STAMP holds fortnightly seminars, where members of staff and PhD students from the Royal Docks School of Business & Law, the University of East London and other universities present their ongoing research work. It also holds special events with public intellectuals and highly esteemed professionals, including Ambassadorial staff and practitioners engaged in decision-making processes at national, European and international levels.
Proceedings of workshops, seminars and conferences organised by STAMP have been published in such journals as Critical Sociology, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Croatian Political Science Review, Cambridge Journal of Economics and many other academic outlets. Op-eds are often appearing in such websites as openDemocracy and The Conversation.
STAMP's seminar guests in the past have included Martin Wolf of Financial Times, Prof. Andrew Gamble, Sheffield and Cambridge Universities, Prof. Bob Jessop, Lancaster University, Prof. Werner Bonefeld, York University, Prof. Emeritus Constantine Tsoukalas, University of Athens, (Greece), Prof. Emeritus Donald Sassoon (Queen Mary University of London), Prof. Radika Desai, University of Manitoba (Canada).
On 19 April 2016, STAMP organised a workshop on Brexit. Participants, among others, include Prof John Grahl (Middlesex University) and Jon Toporowski (SOAS University of London). Impact was registered when leading SMEs in East London invited Prof Fouskas, STAMP co-director, to give a keynote lecture in their Thames Gateway Business Awards Ceremony, organised by Archant in May 2016. Extracts of the keynote are published in openDemocracy as 'Brexit, the real threat to globalisation', 16 May 2016.
On 12 December 2017, STAMP organised an international workshop on two separable public policy models, that of 'Anglo-American' neo-liberalism and 'Austrian-German' ordoliberalism. The proceedings registered academic impact. Reviewed by the STAMP's co-directors, they were published in a special issue of Critical Sociology in spring 2019. An Introduction of 7,000 words by the co-directors preceded the publication of eight comprehensive articles. See: 'Neo-liberalism and ordoliberalism - One or two critiques? An Introduction'
STAMP events in 2020-2021 included:
- 31 July 2020: Organisation of workshop on 'Globalisation in Question', with papers by Dr. Mimoza Shabani, Dr. Francis Boateng Frimpong, Dr. Ejike Udeogu and STAMP co-director, Dr. Shampa Roy-Mukherjee
- 26 November 2020: Seminar by Dr. Raoul Bianchi on 'COVID-19 and the transformation of tourism industries'
- 17 December 2020: Book launch of STAMP co-authored book, China and the USA; Globalisation and the Decline of America's Supremacy, published by Palgrave-Macmillan. The book is co-authored by STAMP co-directors, Dr. Ejike Udeogu and Dr. Qingan (Angus) Huang. See link.
- 14 January 2021: Prof. Bülent Gökay of Keele University presents his book on the economy of contemporary Turkey, published by Agenda publishers, see link.
- 5 February 2020: Lucien-Martial, Godo, PhD researcher in the School of Business & Law, will talk on his research project, 'A Critical Analysis of Leadership, Economic Development and Transformational Institutions: The Experience of Rwanda.'
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