The fourth Summer Institute took place at the University of Manchester, hosted by the School of Environment & Development, and was organized by Neil Coe, Kevin Ward, and Jamie Peck. 

This event was supported by: 

  • Hallsworth Conference Fund, University of Manchester 
  • Economic Geography 
  • AAG Economic Specialty Group 
  • Journal of Economic Geography 
  • Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 
  • Worldwide Universities Network


Featured speakers

Harald BartheltHarald  Barthelt

Canada Research Chair in Innovation and Governance, Professor of Political Science  
University of Toronto, Canada

Sue RobertsSue  Roberts

Professor of Geography  
University of Kentucky, USA

Jane WillsJane  Wills

Professor of Human Geography  
Queen Mary, University of London, UK

Henry Wai-chung YeungHenry Wai-chung Yeung

Professor Economic Geography  
National University of Singapore, Singapore


Bonds, Anne - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

Celata, Filippo - University of Rome, Italy

Collins, Francis Leo - National University of Singapore, Singapore

Comunian, Roberta - University of Southampton, UK

Driscoll Derickson, Kate - Pennsylvania State University, USA

Duffy, Rae - University of New England, Australia

Elrick, Tim - University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Eriksson, Rikard - Umeå University, Sweden

Funke, Jayson - Clark University, USA

Geddie, Kate - University of Toronto, Canada

Gill, Nick - Lancaster University, UK

Graham, Mark - University of Kentucky, USA

Harrison, John - Loughborough University, UK

Huber, Franz - University of Cambridge, UK

Johns, Jennifer - University of Liverpool, UK

Karaman, Ozan - University of Minnesota, USA

Kelly, Sinéad - National University of Ireland, Ireland

Kukely, György - University of Budapest, Hungary

Leh, Fauziah Che - Education University of Sultan Idris, Malaysia

Lepawsky, Josh - Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Lier, David Christoffer - University of Manchester, UK

Micek, Grzegorz - Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Mills, Suzanne - Queen’s University, Canada

Neo, Harvey - National University of Singapore, Singapore

Orzack, Reecia - University of Vermont, USA

Patel, Anouk - Cornell University, USA

Pattison, Vincent - University of Manchester, UK

Prieto-Carrón, Marina - University of Portsmouth, UK

Prince, Russell - University of Bristol, UK

Rosati, Clayton - Bowling Green State University, USA

Shrimali, Ritika - Delhi University, India

Underthun, Anders - Norweigian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Van Dyck, Barbara - University of Antwerp, Belgium

Wallace, Candice - University of Kentucky, USA

Yang, Daniel You-Ren - University of Manchester, UK