The major economic issues of the 21st century will be the focus on a conference being held at Aberdeen University next week.
Leading experts on economics, politics and social sciences will gather at the Shifting Paradigms conference.
The event is one of the biggest of its type to take place at Aberdeen University in recent years.
Among the key speakers will be economists Victoria Clark and Shelia Dow author and financial campaigner Brett Scott, and the Scottish Green’s co-leader Maggie Chapman, who is one of the candidates looking to be elected as the university’s rector.
Dr Peter Loovers from Aberdeen University will present on the future of the oil and gas industry.
The gathering, which runs from November 17-19 has been organised by the student-led Aberdeen Political Economy Group (APEG).
President Regina Kolbe, said: “We are hugely excited to be hosting this conference, which brings together leading experts to discuss the major economic challenges facing the world today.
“With Shifting Paradigms, we aim to create a range of diverse voices that we hope will educate and inform our audiences, and inspire the development of new ideas and intellectual alliances.