IIPPE Training Workshop, 21-22 March 2016

The workshop will take place on the 21st and 22nd of March 2016 in V111 (Vernon Square Campus of SOAS). Confirmed speakers include Ourania Dimakou, Sue Himmelweit, Photis Lysandrou, Jo Michell and Simon Mohun. The workshop seeks to unpick the causes of the financial crisis and the way in which the financial crisis transformed into a recession; examines the nature of regulation of the financial markets; offers a feminist appraisal of the economic record of the coalition and conservative governments and assesses the scope for alternative economic policies offered through the Labour leadership.

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IIPPE Training Workshop, 4 November, SOAS

The International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) announces its next Training Workshop at SOAS (Vernon Square campus, Room V111), London on 4 November 2015 (registration from 9.30am). In the morning session, (10am to 1pm), Simon Mohun will survey the Marxist approach to the workings of a capitalist economy. In the afternoon session (2pm to 5pm) Alfredo Saad-Filho will survey Marxist approaches to the theory of crisis.

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IIPPE (pre-conference) Training Workshop on the Rate of Profit and Crisis

The International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) announces a one-day training workshop on the rate of profit and crisis. This will take place on the day before IIPPE’s Annual Conference. Date and venue: Tuesday 8 September 2015 (9.30am registration opens for prompt 10am start to 5.30pm) at the University of Leeds (room tba) The workshop will be led by Simon Mohun and Alfredo Saad-Filho, and will focus on the political economy of the rate of profit and crisis, including both theoretical overview and application. As ever, we are seeking an ...

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IIPPE Training Workshop on the Political Economy of Finance

The International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) announces a one-day training workshop on the political economy of finance, financialization and financial crisis. Date and venue: Monday 22 June 2015 (9.30am registration opens for prompt 10am start to 5.30pm) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Vernon Square Campus (Room V111), Vernon Square, Penton Rise, London, WC1X 9EW The workshop will be led by Simon Mohun and Photis Lysandrou, and will focus on the Marxist theory of finance, contemporary accounts of financialization and the ...

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One day training workshop in Marxist Political Economy, UWE, Bristol, 21 January

IIPPE is holding its first Training Workshop in the West of England. The workshop will take place at the University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus in Bristol from 9.45am to 5pm on Wednesday 21st January 2015. Simon Mohun will give an Introduction to Marx’s Political Economy in the morning session. The session begins with a brief outline of the method of historical materialism, and then introduces Marx’s labour theory of value in a perspective that emphasises its applicability to the contemporary world. The primary focus is an explanation of the origin of ...

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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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