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IIPPE Second Marxist Political Economy Training Workshop

Following the success of its first Training Workshop, the International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy will run another two-day training workshop in Marxist Political Economy. This will take place on 25 and 26 March 2013 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Confirmed speakers include Simon Mohun and Alfredo Saad-Filho.

IIPPE First Marxist Political Economy Training Workshop

IIPPE’s first Marxist Political Economy Training Workshop took place on 25 and 26 June 2012 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, with financial support from the Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust. The event was a major success, drawing in 41 participants over the two days. Participants included masters’ students, doctoral students, young academics and activists, mostly drawn from within and beyond the London area (including Aberdeen, York, Lincoln and Bath), although a handful of participants came from overseas (Mozambique, Netherlands, Italy, Turkey).

[Conference 2013 CfP] Privatisation Working Group

Privatization Working Group: Privatization, Crisis, Alternatives Stream Thomas Marois (SOAS, University of London, UK) Kate Bayliss (SOAS, University of London, UK) Ahmet Zaifer (SOAS, University of London, UK) The theme of the 4th IIPPE Conference is “Political Economy, Activism and Alternative Economic Strategies”. Given the significance of the debates around privatization in the ongoing crisis and in the construction of socialist alternative strategies, the IIPPE Privatization Working Group will be organizing a stream of papers for presentation. Individual paper submissions are invited on and around the following areas: Alternat...

[Conference 2013 CfP] Neoliberalism Working Group

Alfredo Saad Filho (SOAS, University of London, UK) Kean Birch (York University, Toronto, Canada) The theme of the 4th IIPPE Conference is “Political Economy, Activism and Alterative Economic Strategies” (see http://iippe.org/wp/). Neoliberalism occupies a central position within this field, and the IIPPE Neoliberalism Working Group will be organising a stream of papers for presentation at the Conference. Submissions are invited on and around the following areas: Neoliberal economic policies and policy alternatives. Global neoliberalism, international relations and policy alternatives. Social structures, social change, and ...

[Conference 2013 CfP] The Minerals-Energy Complex, MEC, and Comparative Industrialisation Working Group

Pre-Amble Whilst the MEC was first put forward as a way of understanding the character and trajectory of the South African economy, it has been associated with broader issues such as the nature of specific systems of accumulation, national or otherwise, and with comparative study of industrialization. Consequently, this conference stream intends both to explore the continuing relevance of the MEC as a way of specifying the South African economy and to locate such analysis in a comparative context. There will be six panels, briefly introduced below. For each panel, proposals for papers are welcome although each of the panels also may be filled out by ...

South Africa: The Meaning of Marikana

http://thinkafricapress.com/south-africa/state-mining-industry-run-mangaung-marikana

Marikana: a view from the mountain and a case to case to answer

by Peter Alexander, Thapelo Lekgowa, Botsang Mmope, Luke Sinwell and Bongani Xeswi. Book launches. Johannesburg. Thursday 6 December, Council Chamber, University of Johannesburg Kingsway Campus. Prof. Adam Habib will facilitate discussion. Cape Town. Monday 10 December. Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street (cnr Buitenkant Street). Prof. Martin Legassick will be the discussant. Both events are at 17.30 for 18.00. This is the first book on the massacre. Its core is a series interviews with the event's victims, Marikana’s striking miners. Many of these discussions were conducted on the side of the 'mountain' where 34 of the workers’ comrades were ...

[Conference 2013 CfP] Political Economy of Institutions Working Group

 4th IIPPE in Political Economy, July 9-11, the Hague, the Netherlands CALL FOR PAPERS The International Initiative of Promotion of Political Economy (IIPPE) organises its Fourth Annual Conference in Political Economy, which will be held at the Institute for Social Studies, Erasmus University, the Hague, the Netherlands, from 9 to 11 July, 2013.  The theme of the conference is “Political Economy, Activism and Alternative Economic Strategies”. Given the significance of the role of institutions in the current ongoing crises and in the construction of alternative economic policies, IIPPE Political Economy of Institutions Working Group calls ...

[Conference 2013 CfP] Social Capital Working Group

Panel/Stream Proposal for IIPPE Fourth Annual Conference in Political Economy, International Institute for Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands July 9-11, 2013 Pro-social Strategies for Public Welfare: The Role of Social Capital and Trust Dr. Luca Andriani, Birkbeck College University of London, UK Dr. Asimina Christoforou, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece The Fourth International Conference in Political Economy will take place in The Hague (The Netherlands) July 9-11, 2013. The conference theme is “Activism and Alterative Economic Strategies” in light of the on-going economic and political crisis (for details, ...

Members Meeting Minutes (London, 2012)