Price Wars: How Financial Markets Can Stabilize Countries

March 10th: 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm @ Webinar

Price Wars: How the Commodities Markets Made Our Chaotic World’ by Rupert Russell explores how commodity traders in New York and London have destabilized societies all over the world, leaving the most vulnerable at the mercy of hunger, chaos, and war. Price Wars is a fascinating and groundbreaking exposé of the power of the commodities markets to disrupt the world.

This webinar with writer, director, and author Rupert Russell will discuss his new book. He has won the Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival, was nominated for the Cinema for Peace ‘Most Valuable Film of the Year’ Award, and he has been on the shortlist for the Young Director Award at Cannes Lions. He received a Double-Starred First in the Social and Political Sciences from Jesus College, Cambridge, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Sociology, where he was National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Politics and the People and the Department of Economics.

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