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Πρόγραμμα 19ου Συνεδρίου Ιστορικών Οικονομικής Σκέψης

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CfP: The 65th Annual Conference of the Japan Society of Political Economy (JSPE) Capital (150 years)・Imperialism (100 years) and the Critique of Capitalism

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The 65th Annual Conference of the Japan Society of Political Economy (JSPE)

Capital (150 years)・Imperialism (100 years) and the Critique of Capitalism

October 28 (Saturday) and 29 (Sunday), 2017 Chuo University, 742-1 Higashinakano Hachioji-shi, Tokyo Japan

This year marks 150 years since the publication of Marx’s Capital and 100 years since the publication of Lenin’s Imperialism. Both books have played essential roles in advancing knowledge of capitalism both theoretically and historically. Yet, intense controversy has swirled around the legacies of each. However, the most precise understanding to date is that we should analyse the deep structural operating system of capitalism grounded in Marx’s Capital as the basic theory of capitalism. Lenin’s Imperialism is best apprehended as the pioneering attempt to build a stage theory of capitalist development. In the 65th annual conference of the JSPE we will discuss the importance of the two books. The conference is devoted to furthering our understanding of capitalism in its most fundamental incarnation, stages of development, and the historical trajectories of contemporary capitalist economies under neoliberal globalisation with continuing to find themselves mired in crisis, austerity, and burgeoning inequalities.

Plenary Speaker:

Professor David Harvey (City University of New York), the 2016 JSPE-Routledge Book Prize winner. Συνέχεια

 

Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS) Special Issue: «Agrarian Marxism in the 21st Century»

The purpose of this special issue is to advance heterodox reconstructions of agrarian Marxism on the occasion of Marx’s 200th birth anniversary in 2018.

Scholarship on the origins of agrarian capitalism and the purported contrasts between agrarian and industrial capitalism have been a vital part of debates over and within Marxism and have been central to the social scientific and historical understandings of the modern world system. At the same time, since the seminal debates associated with Karl Kautsky and Rosa Luxemburg, and especially between Lenin and Chayanov, agrarian studies is marked by durable – and enduring – tensions and even polarities in theoretical approach. For example, while Marxists have long criticized “populists” for ignoring capitalism and class, populists have charged Marxists with historical determinism. It is the premise of this special issue that much of this debate – and in fact a good deal of the earlier peasant studies research of the 1960s and 1970s – has reached something of an impasse. This is in part because new empirical work addressing the complex contemporary patterns and conjunctures of global agrarian capitalism, and because new and generative heterodox theoretical reconstructions of Marxism itself, offer exciting new analytical horizons. Συνέχεια

5ο Διεθνές Συνέδριο Εφαρμοσμένης Οικονομικής «ΘΕΣΜΟΙ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗ»

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Το Τμήμα Οικονομικών Επιστημών του Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλίας στα πλαίσια της λειτουργίας του Προγράμματος Μεταπτυχιακών Σπουδών διοργανώνει το 5ο Διεθνές Συνέδριο Εφαρμοσμένης Οικονομικής στις 17-19 Μαΐου 2017.

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Το 5ο Συνέδριο έχει ως θέμα «ΘΕΣΜΟΙ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗ». Η πρόσφατη παγκόσμια κρίση αλλά και η κρίση στην Ευρωζώνη έδειξαν ότι η οικονομική ανάπτυξη είναι ένας συνδυασμός κοινωνικών παραγόντων που υπερβαίνουν τις αυστηρά οικονομικές προϋποθέσεις και δυνατότητες κάθε χώρας. Πρόσφατες μελέτες και έρευνες έχουν προβάλλει το ρόλο των επίσημων και ανεπίσημων θεσμών στην αποτελεσματική λειτουργία της οικονομίας μακροχρόνια. Οι άξονες που αποτελούν την κύρια θεματική εστίαση του συνεδρίου και γύρω από τους οποίους θα περιστραφούν οι εργασίες του είναι: Συνέχεια

2nd International Scientific Conference “Reconstruction of Production in Greece: Economic Crisis and Growth Perspectives”

gas-pipelines1The Department of Economics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), the Department of Economics of the University of Macedonia (UoM) and the Institute for Social Research Dimitris Mpatsis, in collaboration with the School of Administration & Economics (Post Graduate Programmes) of the Technological Education Institute (T.E.I.) of Central Macedonia and the support of the Political Economy Research Group (PERG) and the Economic Society  of Thessaloniki, organize the Second International Scientific Conference, on the:

“Reconstruction of Production in Greece: Economic Crisis and Growth Perspectives”

that will be hosted in Serres (Greece), Friday the 5th and Saturday the 6th of May, 2017, at the Technological and Education Institute of Central Macedonia, Main Conference Hall “Evagoras  Pallikaridis”. Συνέχεια

Πρόγραμμα 18ου Συνεδρίου Ελλήνων Ιστορικών Οικονομικής Σκέψης

Η ετήσια συνάντηση των Ελλήνων Ιστορικών Οικονομικής Σκέψης διοργανώνεται φέτος:

  • Πότε; στις 10 και 11 Ιουνίου (Παρασκευή και Σάββατο) 2016
  • Που; στις εγκαταστάσεις του Οικονομικού Τμήματος του Εθνικού Καποδιστριακού Πανεπιστήμιου Αθήνας που βρίσκονται στο Γρυπάρειο Μέγαρο, Σοφοκλέους 1, 4ος Όροφος, Αίθουσα 416.

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Call for Papers for a panle on Greece in IIPPE 2016

IIPPE 7th International Conference in Political Economy

‘Political Economy: International Trends and National Differences’

School of Economics & Management, University of Lisbon, Portugal

September 7-9, 2016

 

Call for Papers: Neoliberalism Working Group – Panel for the Greek Economy

 

The Greek economy in front of the 3rd Adjustment Program

 

The Greek economy is in crisis for the seventh consecutive year. Since its beginning in 2009, it has already curried the brunt of two Economic Adjustment Programmes (popularly called Memoranda) organized by the EU-ECB-IMF troika and agreed by the Greek political and economic establishment that led to a cumulative depression of approximately 27% of the initial GDP, a skyrocketing unemployment around 27% and mounting immiserisation of the working class and the middle strata. The SYRIZA government betrayed its declarations of rejecting the Memoranda policy, capitulated unconditionally to the directives and demands of the troika nad signed a new 3rd Economic Adjustment Programme. The new programme follows the lines of the previous ones and dictates more austerity for the country and immiserisation for the popular classes.

This panel aims to study the state of the Greek economy in front of the new Adjustment Programme. It aspires to gather contributions on issues like:

  • The impact of the Adjustment Programmes on the labour market, the sectoral and branch structure of the economy, health and the health system etc.
  • Competing explanations of the Greek crisis
  • Alternative economic policies for overcoming the crisis

 

The panel is organized under the auspices of the Neoliberalism Working Group.

Abstracts (500 words maximum) should be submitted by April 1, 2016. To submit your abstract, please go to the Electronic Proposal Form and carefully follow the instructions there. (All deadlines are listed at the link.). Also mention the specific Working Group and the relevant panel.

 

For more general information about IIPPE, the working groups and the conference, please visit our website. For details on the panel, you can contact Stavros Mavroudeas (smavro@uom.gr).

 

1st International Conference in Contemporary Social Sciences

CRISIS AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES: NEW CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES

Rethymno, 10-12 June 2016

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Call for Papers for the 7th Annual Conference in Political Economy

Call for Papers and Activist Proposals

7th Annual Conference in Political Economy

 

Political Economy: International Trends and National Differences

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September 7 – 9, 2016

School of Economics & Management, University of Lisbon (Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão)

 

The economic crisis that has been unfolding since 2007 has had a severely asymmetric impact both within and between countries. There can be no dispute that the cost of the crisis has been especially high for the peripheral countries and for the world’s poor, women, the old, the young, and the disabled: the crisis itself, and the recovery strategies implemented in most countries, have tended to reinforce the hierarchies of privilege under neoliberal capitalism.

The main schools of political economy have examined the crisis and its implications in detail. Those studies have offered valuable insights supporting further academic analyses and, most importantly, informing political action to undermine the reproduction of neoliberalism.

The Seventh Annual Conference in Political Economy will review the development of political economy in response to the crisis, and the emergence and renewal of political economy in different countries and regions. In doing this, this Conference will:

  • Examine emerging traditions, and compare and contrast their approaches and insights with those of existing schools of political
  • Contribute to the further enrichment of political economy in the context of the ongoing crisis and the apparent, if uneven, loss of dynamism of global
  • Highlight the points of contact between political economy and the modalities of activism that have prospered since the onset of the global

Proposals for presentations on all aspects of political economy are welcome. Those focusing on activism, and on the contributions of different traditions, regions and countries, are especially encouraged.

IIPPE welcomes the submission of (a) proposals for individual papers (which IIPPE will group into panels), (b) proposals for panels, (c) proposals for streams of panels, or (d) proposals on activism.

To submit a proposal, please go to the following Electronic Proposal Form, and carefully follow the complete instructions there. All deadline dates are included on this Electronic Proposal Form.

For more general information about IIPPE, the working groups and the conference, please visit our website.

We look forward to another productive IIPPE conference in Lisbon, The Programme Committee,

Al Campbell Alfredo Saad Filho Niels Hahn

 

http://iippe.org/wp/?page_id=2723

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Παραγωγική Ανασυγκρότηση στην Ελλάδα-Διεθνές Επιστημονικό Συνέδριο

Θεσσαλονίκη, 27 και 28 Νοεμβρίου 2015

Αυτό που έχει σήμερα ανάγκη η ελληνική κοινωνία σίγουρα δεν είναι οι εύκολες διαπιστώσεις αλλά μία γόνιμη αναζήτηση των αιτιών και των εναλλακτικών λύσεων. Αν, πράγματι, «δεν παράγουμε τίποτα», τι φταίει για αυτό και – κυρίως – πως μπορεί να ξαναπάρει μπρος η παραγωγική μηχανή της ελληνικής οικονομίας; Ποιοι κλάδοι μπορούν να αποτελέσουν την «ατμομηχανή» της επιστροφής της ελληνικής οικονομίας στην ανάπτυξη και ποιες κρατικές πολιτικές μπορούν να συμβάλλουν σε μία τέτοια διαδικασία; Πως θα ανακουφισθούν τα ασθενέστερα τμήματα της κοινωνίας που πλήττονται από την εκρηκτική ανεργία και τη ραγδαία φτωχοποίηση; Πως θα διασφαλιστεί η κοινωνική και περιβαλλοντική βιωσιμότητα; Συνέχεια