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Park Row, London SE10 9LS
Room: Queen Anne Court 065
14 May 2018 7 p.m. –31 Mar 2019
"Economics for Campaigners"
Free public events
"Economics for Campaigners" is a series of free public events for citizens and campaigners, who want to understand economics to make an impact on economic policies and contribute to policy debates in their organizations and communities at the local, national or international level. We will have an interactive discussion exploring difficult questions; we will debunk myths, challenge common misconceptions, and discuss alternatives to mainstream policies. The aim is to support citizens and campaigners to become confident in contributing to policy debates in their communities and organisations about the most urgent social and economic questions of our time. We assume no prior background knowledge and aim to introduce key concepts building on your experience as citizens or campaigners.
All events are scheduled for 19:00-21:00 to make it feasible to attend after work. Events are two hours per month including an introduction and lots of time for debate in a participatory format including group discussions and/or questions and answers.
While the events are free, please register here. All events are at the University of Greenwich, Park Row, SE109LS, Greenwich, London. The details of the programme and location are below.
Public spending: To borrow or not to borrow?
14 May 2018, 19:00, Queen Anne Court, QA065
Özlem Onaran, Professor of Economics, UoG
Alternative forms of Social Ownership: Cooperatives
21 June 2018, 19:00, Queen Anne Court, QA075
Adotey Bing-Pappoe, Lecturer in International Business and Economics, UoG and Izzet Hickmet, Darrick Woods School
September 2018 – March 2019, dates tba
What is finance for?
Jeff Powell, Senior Lecturer in Economics, UoG, date tba
Who earns and owns how much? Income and wealth inequality
Rafael Wildauer, Lecturer in Economics, UoG date tba
Feminist economics: Gender equality and a caring economy
Sue Himmelweit, Emeritus Professor, Open University, date tba
Alternative forms of Social Ownership: Public and municipal ownership and democratic participation,
Jane Lethbridge, Principal Lecturer in Public Services, UoG, date tba
Green economy, climate change, and energy
Maria Nikolaidi, Senior Lecturer in Economics, UoG and Yuliya Yurchenko, Lecturer in International Business , date tba
Housing as a human right
speakers and date tbc
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Organized by Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC),
University of Greenwich (UoG)