Professor Paul Langley
Paul Langley is Professor of Economic Geography. The Department was joined by him in 2011, and was once Professor of Overseas Relations at University of York and Senior Lecturer in Politics at Northumbria University. Paul’s Departmental functions have included Programme Director for BA(Hons) and MArts Geography, and Convenor for the Economy & customs research group.
Paul’s research passions centre on cash, economic areas, and operations of financialization. He’s the writer of three monographs – World Financial Orders (Routledge, 2002/2013), The everyday activity of worldwide Finance (Oxford University Press, 2008), and Liquidity missing (Oxford University Press, 2015). Their research has gotten help through the Economic and Social analysis Council (ESRC), British Academy, and European Commission.
Paul is currently researching three areas of finance:
(1) Digital finance
Centering on the loan that is payday within the UK, Paul had been Co-Investogator for a recently finished ESRC task (led by James Ash, Newcastle, with Ben Anderson, Durham Geography, see ) that explored how credit-debt relations are mediated through electronic platforms and apps. Publicatons incorporate a piece that is methodological investigating electronic interfaces (вЂdevice, Vibration, ToneвЂ™, Cultural Geographies, 2017), a free account associated with the experimental work of user interface developers (‘Digital user interface design and energy’, Environment and preparing D: community and area, 2018), and a paper interrogating exactly just how borrowers relate solely to payday advances as cash, much less credit, financial obligation and finance (‘Indebted life and cash culture’, Economy and Society, 2019).