162 results for author: iippe


Training Workshop: Globalisation, State Theory, Financialisation, and the Labour Theory of Value (7 Nov 2018)

This Workshop will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students, junior academics and activists who have a particular interest in acquainting themselves with the relevance of Marxian political economy to the contemporary world.

Brazil’s history is repeating itself: democracy at stake

On October 7th, 2018, Brazilian citizens witnessed the consolidation of the far-right as the leading political force in the country. The former military Jair Bolsonaroalmost won in the first round for the presidency. His party – the Social Liberal Party –achieved one of the largest congressional benches in the Chamber of Deputies (51 out of 513 seats) and candidates associated to Bolsonaro excelled in Senate, Gubernatorial and Legislative Assemblies elections all around Brazil.

Annual General Meeting (Pula, 2018)


Council Meeting Minutes (September 2018)


Media Amnesia: Rewriting the Economic Crisis

Following the news coverage of a decade-long crisis that includes the 2008 financial crash and the Great Recession, the UK deficit, the eurozone crisis, austerity and rising inequality, we see that coverage is suffering from an acute amnesia about the policies that caused the crisis in the first place. Rather than remembering its roots in the dynamics of 'free market' capitalism, the media remains devoted to a narrative of swollen public sectors, out-of-control immigration and benefits cheats. How has history been so quickly rewritten, and what does this mean for attempts to solve the economic problems?

Training Workshop: “The Political Economy of China’s Transformation” (5 June)

This half-day workshop, jointly hosted by IIPPE Political Economy of China’s Development Working Group, SOAS Economics Department and Development Studies Department, aims to bring progressive scholars and students together to discuss China’s economic transformation and its impact on world development in relation to neoliberalism, capitalism and imperialism.

IIPPE and the University of Leeds Training Workshop (2 May) on Systems of Provision

This workshop provides a unique opportunity to engage with the inventor of the Systems of Provision approach – world-leading political economist Professor Ben Fine - who will introduce and discuss the approach in his keynote address and will be available to answer questions throughout the day. 

IIPPE Training Workshop: Political Economy and Africa (26 March 2018)

This Workshop will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students, junior academics and activists who have a particular interest in acquainting themselves with the relevance of Marxian political economy to the contemporary world.

Capitalism Secures Poverty for All

The IIPPE Poverty WG stands in solidarity with the fight of working people in the Universities. We are fully aware that poverty is becoming a reality or a threat for more and more people and this is exactly the raison d'être of this Working Group. The aim of the Poverty WG is to provide a political economy analysis of the causes of poverty and in particular the relationship between austerity and poverty. The WG with its limited forces will objectively inform and help labor unions and similar organizations in their fight for the wage and salary, pension, unemployment compensation, based on objective economic and social criteria.

[CFP] Conference 2018 – Agrarian Change and Social Reproduction Working Groups

The Agrarian Change and Social Reproduction Working Groups invite you to submit proposals for individual papers, themed panels or streams of panels related to our lines of inquiry. These may include theoretical and empirical contributions that focus primarily on the deployment of a social reproduction lens to consider agrarian questions.