WAPE 2021 Forum: Panel 15 &Panel 16

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WAPE 2021 Forum

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(Zoom ID: 825 7481 2906    Password: 2021P15P16)

PANEL 15. Political Economy of Sharing Economy and Digital Economy 

Saturday, December 18 @ Beijing 14:00-16:00 (GMT 06:00-08:00)

Moderator: Iwebnor Okwechime, Senior Lecturer at Department of International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria


1. Developing Digital Economy and Promoting the Modernization of Industrial Chain

Speaker: Zhou Xiaoliang, Professor at School of Economics and Management, Fuzhou University, China


2. Sharing Economy: a Marxist Analysis

Speaker: Ivan Kotliarov, Associate Professor at  Higher School of Economics, National Research University, Russia

3. Neo-liberal Economic Order and the Environmental Question in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Speaker: Iwebnor Okwechime, Senior Lecturer at Department of International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

4. The Production Process and Special Performance of Data Commodities

Speaker: Zhang Wang, Lecturer at School of Economics Management Northwest University, China

5. Breton Woods Institutions and Developmental Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker: Aliru Abiodun Adiatu, Tutor at Centre For Distance Learning, Obafemi Awolowo University, Moro Campus, Nigeria

PANEL 16. The Left and the Multipolar Road to Socialism

Saturday, December 18 @ Beijing 16:10-18:10 (GMT 08:10-10:10)




Peng Zhaochang, Associate Professor at School of Marxism, Fudan University, China



1. An Actual Socialist Manifesto in Venezuela

Speaker: Mariá Páez Victor, Member of the Think-tank the Canadian, Latin American and Caribbean Policy Centre (CAL&C) and of the Louis Riel Bolivarian Circle, Canada


2. Socialism and the Market: Reassessing the Debates in Eastern Europe

Speaker: Roland Boer, Professor at School of Marxism, Dalian University of Technology, China


3. Then and Now: Proletarian Internationalism and Friends of Socialist China

Speaker: Carlos Martinez, Independent Researcher and Political Activist from London, Britain. Research Focuses on the Construction of Socialist Societies. Co-editor of Friends of Socialist China and co-founder of No Cold War.


4. The New Multipolar Configuration - A Consideration

Speaker: Jenny Clegg, Independent Writer and Researcher, Former Senior Lecturer, School of Languages and International Studies, University of Central Lancashire, UK


5. On the Relationship between Government and Market in Socialism with Chinese Characteristics

Speaker: Zhang Junshan, Professor at School of Economics, Nankai University, China

Please check the WAPE 2021 Forum Full Program here!