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URPE Activities

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URPE at LEFT FORUM

NYC, May 29 - 31, 2015
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NYC
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Call for panels for URPE at 2015 LF

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URPE at SEA
(Southern Economic Association)

New Orleans, November 21 - 25, 2015
Call for Papers: Deadline is May 1, 2015

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URPE at ASSA
(Allied Social Science Associations)

San Francisco  •  January 3-5, 2016
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Call for Papers: Deadline is May 1, 2015
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URPE at EEA
(Eastern Economic Association)

2016 in Washington DC, date TBA
(material below from 2015 meetings)
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Call for Papers: Deadline is November 15, 2014
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Member Activities Update

See our MEMBER ACTIVITES page to see what members have been up to recently. This column is the latest activities. Also see Member Books

Fadhel Kaboub informs us of the new Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity. The Binzagr Institute is an independent public policy think tank dedicated to the promotion of interdisciplinary research in the service of an improved quality of life for all members of society. For more information, see the Institute’s website and  June newsletter. (July 16, 2015)

In 2014 Eric Olsen interviewed Fred Lee.  The first part of this interview is available on the URPE YouTube channel.  Topics include how Lee got interested in economics (at 9 minutes 30 seconds in the interview),  economic training (11:33), and his time at the Rutgers graduate economics program (19:12).  (July 16, 2015)

John Weeks' article Greferendum - once upon a time in Europe democracy broke out was published June 30 in Open Democracy. And listen to his radio program on the topic on AudioBoom. (July 2, 2015)

The Center for Study of Working Class Life  announces the How Class Works – 2016 Conference, to be held at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, June 9-11, 2016. Proposals for papers, presentations, and sessions are welcome until December 9, 2015. See submission details. (July 2, 2015)

The University of Warwick has scrapped controversial plans to use a scheme called TeachHigher to employ hourly paid teaching and research staff. See here: https://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/content/teachhigher-disbanded-ahead-campus-protest.  (News item supplied by David M. Fields.) (June 14, 2015)

An interviiew with Vincent Navarro How should economics be taught? appears in the current issue of :Pambazuka News--Pan African Voices for Freedom and Justice (May 30, 2015)

The March 2015 issue of the Review of Radical Political Economics has just been published.   See the Table of Contents. (May 17, 2015)



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