Geography Research Seminar: Dr. Alexandra Dales (University of Manchester) - Regulating the expansion of global retail capital
|Dates:||22 February 2017|
|Times:||12:00 - 14:00|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Environment, Education and Development|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
Dr Alexandra Dales (Geography, SEED, University of Manchester)
Regulating the expansion of global retail capital – contestation and compromise in the evolving national retail markets of Malaysia and Thailand
This research seminar compares the transformation of two Southeast Asian national retail markets altered by the entry of globalising food and general merchandise transnational retail firms. It highlights the dynamic and intensely contested evolution of Malaysia and Thailand?s retail systems between 1990 and the mid-2010s and considers how sector-specific regulatory frameworks devised in the early 2000s affected the trajectory of modern retailing in each country.
I am currently a Senior Geography Tutor in SEED, and I recently completed my doctorate in human geography, in collaborating with Prof Neil Coe (National University of Singapore) and Dr Martin Hess, which examined the transformation and regulation of national retail markets in Malaysia and Thailand. Prior to this I worked as a geography teacher in London. I have travelled widely, particularly in Southeast Asia.
Seminar Chair: Martin Hess
Travel and Contact Information
Humanities Bridgeford Street