WINIR 2018 – Venue

The Fifth WINIR Conference was held in East Asia, in the fascinating city of Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China located south of the mainland Chinese province of Guangdong and east of Macao. Its strategic location on the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea has made it one of the world’s most thriving and cosmopolitan cities, nicknamed the “Pearl of the Orient“.

WINIR 2018

WINIR CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL CAPITALISM (HONG KONG, CHINA, SEPTEMBER 2018) — The twenty-first century will see major disruptions to the global balance of politico-economic power. There is a recognised need for new or enhanced international orders, to sustain peace and international trade, as well as to address the problem of climate change.

WINIR 2017 – Venue

The Fourth WINIR Conference was held in the beautiful city of Utrecht, the capital of the province of the same name in the Netherlands. Utrecht was founded by the Romans roughly in 50 CE, and from the 8th century became the center of Dutch Christianity. In 1024 its bishops were made Princes of the Holy Roman Empire, with the resulting Prince-Bishopric of Utrecht lasting until 1528.

WINIR 2017

WINIR CONFERENCE ON OPEN SOCIETIES (UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS, SEPTEMBER 2017) — As the adverse impacts of financial crises, inequalities in wealth and income, globalized trade and capital mobility have given rise to authoritarian populism, concerns have been raised regarding the possible futures of economically and politically “open societies“.

WINIR 2016 – Venue

The Third WINIR Conference was held in the New England city of Boston, Massachusetts, situated on the East Coast of the United States. Founded by Puritan settlers in 1630 Boston was first incorporated as a city in 1822, making it one of America’s oldest cities. During the American Revolution many key events such as the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Siege of Boston, Paul Revere’s midnight ride