November 21, 2022

Events

The Meddlers

In November 2022, Phenomenal World hosted a panel discussion on Jamie Martin’s new book The Meddlers. The text examines the origins of global economic governance following the First World War, looking at institutions such as the League of Nations and Bank for International Settlement.

The event featured Aaron Benanav, Adom Getachew, and Jamie Martin, and was moderated by Phenomenal World contributing editor Tim Barker. A recording can be viewed here.


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