The Empire, International Finance and Corruption in Modern Britain

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Date(s) - 26 July
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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THE EMPIRE, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND CORRUPTION IN MODERN BRITAIN

Academic Symposium

Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
120 Walton Street
Oxford
OX2 6GG

Owing to social distancing restrictions at the venue, attendance at this event will be online for those not delivering papers or participating in the closing plenary.

An AHRC funded symposium that seeks to explore the connections between the legacy of the British Empire, the power of international capital and the concept of corruption in modern Britain.

Papers will be presented by

  • Prof Mark Knights (University of Warwick)
  • Dr Damian Clavell (University of Oxford)
  • Dr James Taylor (University of Lancaster)
  • Dr Ian Cawood (University of Stirling)
  • Dr Tom Crook (Oxford Brooks University)

There will be a plenary session reflecting on the persistent issues of corruption and money laundering in the former territories of the British Empire and the consequences for civil society in Britain with Oliver Bullough (author of ‘Moneyland: The Inside Story of the Crooks and Kleptocrats Who Rule the World’), Peter Geoghegan (author of ‘Democracy For Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics’) and Richard Brooks (Private Eye’s ‘In the City’ correspondent)

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