Take a break from grading and term papers to join us for a roundtable on The Political Economy of Deindustrialization, which will showcase the political economy section of the forthcoming Routledge International Handbook on Deindustrialization Studies, edited by Tim Strangleman.

Chairperson: Steven High, Concordia University


  • Fred Burrill (Cape Breton University) and Matthew Penney (Concordia University), “Bringing Marxian Political Economy Back into Deindustrialization Studies.”
  • Jason Hackworth (University of Toronto), “The racial dimensions of (de)industrialization.”
  • Lachlan MacKinnon (Cape Breton University), “The Region as an Analytical Framework for Deindustrialization Studies.”
  • Marion Fontaine (Sciences Po) and Xavier Vigna (Université Paris Nanterre), “Challenging and Politicizing Deindustrialization?”
  • Alice Mah (University of Glasgow), “Anticipating Just Transitions: Ecological Crisis and Future Deindustrialization.”

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If you aren’t able to join us, know that the roundtable will be filmed and uploaded to our YouTube channel.