Training Workshops in Athens

Workshop on: "Marxist theory of Value and Profit, Financialization and Crisis" by Prof. Simon Mohun (Emeritus Professor of Political Economy, Queen Mary University of London) 9-11 December 2014 National Kapodistrian University of Athens Three lectures and discussion on: Value and Price: December 9th Value and Profit: December 10th Financialization and Crisis: December 11th All lectures will take place at 15 Evripidou Street (6th floor) and will commence at 18:00. Theme: The division of Political Economy of the Department of Economics is registering broad ...

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IIPPE Training Workshop (November 2014, London)

Following its very successful Training Workshop in Naples in September, the International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy (IIPPE) has decided to repeat the Workshop on Wednesday 5 November 2014 at the Vernon Square campus of the School of Oriental and African Studies in London from 9.45am to 5pm. The morning session will be given by Marco Veronese Passarella, and will focus on the development of the labour theory of value through Smith, Ricardo and Marx, including a summary of Marx’s account of the formation of prices of production. The aftern...

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IIPPE Training Workshops

Continuing its Training Workshops programme, the International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy (IIPPE) announces TWO forthcoming training workshops. 1. Monday June 9 at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London: a one-day workshop on The Political Economy of Finance. Confirmed speakers include Simon Mohun and Tony Norfield. The morning will focus on productive and unproductive labour, and then what Marx had to say about interest and the rate of interest. The afternoon will focus on the relevance of the contribution of Hilferding, f...

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IIPPE Sixth Training Workshop

“Marx, Keynes and Economic Crises in the 20th and 21st Centuries” LUBS, 31st of March 2014 (9.00-18.15)  As the end of the current crises and the ensuing policies of austerity are nowhere in sight, discomfort and disconcert with the rigid scholastic dogmatism pervading the discipline of economics is rife. In particular, both the students of economics and the general public are increasingly dissatisfied with the lack of pluralism in the discipline, its teaching and the conventional wisdom following from it. However, economic thinking is not as monolithic as the ...

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IIPPE Fifth Training Workshop

“Class” London, 24th and 25th of March 2014. Following the success of previous Training Workshops, the International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy will run a two-day introductory training workshop in Marxist Political Economy on class formation and transitions. This will take place on the 24th and 25th of March 2014, at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. The workshop will be led by Henry Bernstein, Adam Hanieh, Alfredo Saad-Filho, and Ben Selwyn. We are seeking an audience of undergraduate and postgraduate students, junior ...

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IIPPE Marxist Political Economy Training Workshop 3: Session 4: Roundtable discussion

http://youtu.be/sq8KITJU3fY

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IIPPE Marxist Political Economy Training Workshop 3: Session3: Financial derivatives (Duncan Lindo)

http://youtu.be/tWTxfVPj_lI

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IIPPE Marxist Political Economy Training Workshop 3: Session 2: Approaches to financialisation (Samantha Ashman)

http://youtu.be/a1u5fbRZz7w

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IIPPE Marxist Political Economy Training Workshop 3: Session 1: Value and Money (Simon Mohun)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2D_KXXLTA0

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IIPPE Fourth Marxist Political Economy Training Workshop

Following the success of previous Training Workshops, the International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy will run a one-day introductory training workshop in Marxist Political Economy on 6 November 2013 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, the day before the start of the annual Historical Materialism Conference (also at SOAS). We are seeking an audience of engaged participants, including undergraduate, postgraduate students, junior academics and activists, who have a particular interest in acquainting themselves with the basic principles ...

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