IIPPE Training Workshop SOAS London 8 November 2017

The International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) announces its next Training Workshop at SOAS (Brunei Gallery, Room B102), London on 8 November 2017 (registration from 9.30am). The focus of the Workshop will be on Anglo-Saxon capitalism since the financial crisis. In the morning session, (10am to 1pm), Trevor Evans will survey economic and financial developments in the United States. In the afternoon session (2pm to 5pm) Simon Mohun will consider the performance of the United Kingdom economy in historical perspective. This Workshop will appeal to ...

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IIPPE Elections 2017 – Results

The following candidates have been elected to the following bodies: Executive Committee: Chair: Ben Fine Vice Chair: Al Campbell Treasurer: Kate Bayliss General Secretary: Dimitris Milonakis Council: Ourania Dimakou Sergio Cámara Izquierdo Lucia Pradella Heesang Jeon Rubens Sawaya Niels Hahn Alfredo Saad Filho Please find the detailed voting tally here. If you're a full member, you may also access it by following the link and instructions contained in the email that was recently sent through the Helios online voting system....

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Berlin IIPPE General Meeting Agenda

Thursday 14 September, 6:30-8:00 pm, Old Library (Room 2.20) Apologies IIPPE 2014-7: Executive Committee Statement (Ben Fine, Susan Newman, Kate Bayliss, Dimitris Milonakis) IIPPE Executive Committee and Council Elections (Dimitris Milonakis) 2017 IIPPE Berlin Joint Conference with CPERN (Al Campbell, Trevor Evans, Phoebe Moore) 2018 IIPPE Conference (Al Campbell) 2019 IIPPE Conference (Dimitris Milonakis) IIPPE Finances (Kate Bayliss) Training Workshops between Lisbon, September 2016, and Berlin, September 2017 and future Workshops (Christina ...

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[IIPPE Elections 2017] Call for Nominations

Dear IIPPE member, This is election year for IIPPE. We had our last elections in 2014 and, according to our constitution, the elections for IIPPE officers (Executive Committee-EC and Council) are held every three years (see IIPPE Constitution for more details).  The elections will take place electronically, as happened last time. All Executive Committee and Council positions are open to full IIPPE members. Please consider standing for either an EC position (Chairperson, Vice Chair, Treasurer and General Secretary) or a Council position. The due date for ...

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Privatisation through Time and Space

IFIs, Neoliberalism and Knowledge Cluster (SOAS, University of London) and IIPPE Training Workshops present: Privatisation through Time and Space An Interdisciplinary Workshop Wednesday 28 June, 10:00-15:45 SOAS University of London Brunei Gallery, B102 Participants will discuss how privatisation, broadly conceived as the promotion of private interests in the organisation of social and physical infrastructure, has changed during the ‘neoliberal period’. Central to these developments is how forms of financialisation made possible by privatisation and changing ...

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IIPPE Training Workshop – Value and Price after Marx

Mon 27 March, SOAS Brunei Gallery (room B102) The International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) announce their next Training Workshop at SOAS (room B102, in the Brunei Gallery), London on 27 March 2017 (registration from 9.30am). Simon Mohun will lead the workshop. In the morning session (10am to 1pm), the focus will be on a Marxist approach to the understanding of value and price. The afternoon session will provide a comprehensive survey of approaches to the ‘transformation problem’, for which a prerequisite is either (and preferably) the ...

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IIPPE financialisation discussion group (Final week of the month – Thursday 6-7.30 pm)

IIPPE Financialisation Working Group (IIPPE FWG) discusses financialisation and related issues in various approaches to political economy. Please join us at SOAS for the discussion series where we will engage with topics such as financialization of development, financialization and risk, privatized Keynesianism as well as the application of various methods in approaching financialization. Meetings will take place on a monthly basis at SOAS between 18:00-19:30 (check each session for room details). Each meeting will be opened by a member of IIPPE FWG with a brief introduc...

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The Bicentenary of Marx’s Birth

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth. Marx Memorial Library, MML, http://www.marx-memorial-library.org/, will be seeking to occupy a leading position in organising and publicising activities in the UK, with a special emphasis on Marx’s continuing relevance for activism and scholarship. MML is uniquely placed to do this. It has a proud history as a centre for the study of Marxism; for over eighty years, since its foundation in 1933, promoting an understanding of the science of Marxism has been at the heart of the Library’s activities. Among other ...

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Council Meeting Minutes (September 2016)

Apologies: Susan Newman, Jo Michell IIPPE conference. Need to improve our technology for activism films and workshops Need to find new ways to publicise the conference General problem with attendance of the openings of our conferences There has been a shift in the organisation of the panels. About 80% of the panels organised by the Working Groups. Good decentralization strategy. Because of the growing numbers of submissions (about 500 in Lisbon, probably more in Berlin next year) need to reconsider our acceptance/rejection policy. Some complaints about ...

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Annual General Meeting (Lisbon, 2016)

Lisbon Conference Annual Membership Meeting Minutes (8/9/2016) Present: 48 IIPPE members Proposal for a training workshop on Rosa Luxemburg Proposals for 2018 conference: Toulouse, Italy (Ferrara, Naples), Croatia (Pula). Proposal to open a solidarity account for Turkey. Aylin Topal (aylintopal@gmail.com) will look into it. Proposal for the Training Workshop Stream during IIPPE conferences Proposal for live streaming of IIPPE Training Workshops Proposal for a Training Workshop in Salonica, Greece Proposal to hold one Plenary or roundtable discussions on ...

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