University of St Andrews

McKee presents at UC Berkeley Conference on Governmentality

Wednesday 10 December 2014

Dr Kim McKee presented her research on: “Social Housing and the ‘New Localism’ – a response to the crisis in the neo-liberal project?” at an invitation only conference held at the University of California, Berkeley, 5 December 2014.

The conference, organised by the Director of the Centre for British Studies, Professor Mark Bevir, explored the theme: “Governmentality after Neoliberalism: the British experience”.

Other presenters at the event included:

  • Prof. Danny MacKinnon, University of Newcastle
  • Prof. Terry Marsden, University of Cardiff
  • Dr Edward Barratt, University of Newcastle
  • Dr Catherine Needham, University of Birmingham
  • Prof. Justin Waring, University of Nottingham
  • Prof. Jonathan Joseph, University of Sheffield

The contributors are now exploring publishing the conference papers as an edited book.