University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > hmh46's list > Toward a Fiscal Sociology of Colonialism

Toward a Fiscal Sociology of Colonialism

Add to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal

If you have a question about this talk, please contact May Hen.

The Cambridge Tax Discussion Group presents our first talk of the term by Kyle Willmott.

Abstract: The presentation examines the strategic role of tax in relation to Canada’s colonial administration of Indigenous nations and the broader role of tax in relation to settler colonialism. I will discuss some of the ongoing analytical problems in tax scholarship in relation to colonialism and look to build an approach that focusses on the informal and ideational life of tax. The case study examines the First Nations Financial Transparency Act, which paired ideas about transparency with taxation, accountability, and citizenship. I aim to show how the state bureaucracy aimed to re-make Indigenous political identity around ‘taxpaying’.

ABOUT OUR PRESENTER

Kyle Willmott is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia. Working between political sociology, fiscal sociology, and economic sociology, his research attends to the cultural politics of taxation, Indigenous-settler relations, settler colonialism, and liberalism. His work has been published in Economy and Society and Critical Social Policy. He is Mohawk from the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation.

To join the meeting, please use this link: https://sfu.zoom.us/j/63610879091?pwd=cFRKVGt0S20wN1VZVlpJSG9ZVlRaQT09 and these details: Meeting ID: 636 1087 9091 Password: 061861 If you have any difficulty logging on, please contact May via hmh46@cam.ac.uk .

May Hen and Guy Mulley Co-convenors, Cambridge Tax Discussion Group https://cambridge.tax

This talk is part of the hmh46's list series.

Tell a friend about this talk:

This talk is included in these lists:

Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.

 

© 2006-2021 Talks.cam, University of Cambridge. Contact Us | Help and Documentation | Privacy and Publicity