Understanding Neoliberalism as a System of Power
25 April 2023, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm
The first talk in the Neoliberalism as a Global System: Private Power and Public Weakness Lecture Series will explore the focuses on understanding neoliberalism as a global system of political economy rather than as a set of politics within advanced countries, and the paradox of neoliberalism, that an ideology of freedom produces a reality of power.
This event is free.
UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose11 Montague StreetLondonWC1B 5BPUnited Kingdom
Watch the video hereCatch up on the lecture and access the slides above. The first talk in the Neoliberalism as a Global System - Private Power and Public Weakness Lecture Series 2023 to Professor Silvers discussed 'understanding neoliberalism as a global system of political economy'.
Chaired and convened by Damon Silvers.
About the Speaker
Professor Damon Silvers
Visiting Professor in Labour Markets and Innovation at UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
Professor Silvers was a member of the Biden-Harris Administration transition teams for Financial Regulatory Agencies and for the Treasury Department in 2020-2021, and served as the Deputy Chair of the U.S. Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, commonly known as the Bank Bailout, from 2008-2011. He has helped represent the U.S. labour movement at the UN COP, the OECD and the G-20 on numerous occasions, and has published extensively on financial regulation, labor law and public investment issues. Damon is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Newcastle.
Professor Silvers earned his Doctor of Laws from Harvard Law School with honors, his Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School with high honors and is a Baker Scholar, and received his bachelors degree from Harvard College with highest honors. He also read history at Kings College, Cambridge.More about Professor Damon Silvers