What Would the End of Neoliberalism Look Like? - Debate and book launch
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The financial crisis of 2008 was initially perceived as representing the end of the neoliberal model of economic policy-making. This is not how things turned out. So what would the end of neoliberalism look like, and how would we know it when we saw it? In what ways would government act differently? How would the competitive principles, at the heart of neoliberalism, be altered or held in check? And what would it mean for the power of finance?
This debate accompanies the launch of Will Davies's new book, The Limits of Neoliberalism: Authority, Sovereignty and the Logic of Competition, which will be on sale at the reduced price of £20. The debate will open with brief contributions from:
Will Davies, Goldsmiths
Scott Lash, Goldsmiths
Johnna Montgomerie, Goldsmiths
Jeremy Gilbert, University of East London
Monika Krause, Goldsmiths (Chair)
There will then be an open discussion, followed by a drinks reception.
Click here for information on how to get to Goldsmiths. The Ben Pimlott Building is the big metallic building with 'GOLDSMITHS' lettering and sculpture on the roof, visible from New Cross Gate station.
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Political Economy Research Centre (PERC) at Goldsmiths University of London
The Political Economy Research Centre (PERC) at Goldsmiths, University of London, is a centre for the cultural and political analysis of economic life. It pursues a pluralist and critical research agenda to advance the understanding of contemporary capitalism. PERC brings together academics from a range of disciplines as well as practitioners from the policy-sector and third-sector wanting to study and debate the economy, beyond the limits of orthodoxy. In response to recent critics of mainstream economics as a discipline, separate from the other social sciences and cut off from historical and political events, PERC combines different types of knowledge to advance interdisciplinary innovations in empirical and conceptual accounts of contemporary capitalism.