Professor David Whyte: Kill the Corporation, Before it Kills Us!
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Swanston Academic Building (Building 80),
Level 7, Room 9, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne
In this seminar, Professor David Whyte from the University of Liverpool will discuss the connections between law and corporate power. This seminar is a part of the Corporate Responsibility and Accountability research theme of CPOW.
David is Professor of Socio-legal Studies in the School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool. He is currently a Leverhulme Major Research Fellow working on a long-term research project on corruption in the UK and the developed world.
His latest books are: The Violence of Austerity (Pluto, 2017 ed. with Vickie Cooper) Corporate Human Rights Violations: Global Prospects for Legal Action (Routledge, 2017 with Stefanie Khoury) and Building a New Catalonia (Pol:len, 2019 ed. With Ignasi Bernat). He is a regular contributor to Red Pepper, Open Democracy, Bella Caledonia, The National, The Morning Star and The Guardian.