International Seminar on “Whither Global Capitalism?” Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 28-29 January 2012

An international seminar on ”Whither Global Capitalism?” will be held on 28-29 January 2012 at the Convention Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The proposed seminar, being organised by the International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs), will have the following broad themes:

  • The dominance of finance
  • Dynamism in the periphery
  • Economic integration and its impact
  • Food and agrarian crises

The programme of the seminar follows below:

Saturday, 28 January 2012

Registration ( 9:30- 10:00 )

Session 1: The Dominance of Finance ( 10:00- 11:30 )

Chair: Jayati Ghosh (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Speakers: Jan Kregel (Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, New York)

Todd Tucker (Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, Washington D.C.)
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C.P. Chandrasekhar (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Session 2: Dynamism in the Periphery ( 12:00 – 1:30 )

Chair: C.P. Chandrasekhar (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Speakers: Juan Carlos Moreno Brid (Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC), Mexico)
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Erinc Yeldan (Bilkent University, Turkey)
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Prabhat Patnaik (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Session 3: Economic Integration and its impact ( 2:30- 4:00 )

Chair: Jayati Ghosh (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Speakers: Michael Landesmann (Vienna Institute of International Economic Studies, Vienna)
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Alicia Puyana (FLACSO, Mexico)

Chang Kyung Sup (Seoul National University, Seoul)
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Sunday, 29 January 2012

Session 1: Food and Agrarian Crises ( 10:00 – 11:30 )

Chair: Erinc Yeldan (Bilkent University, Turkey)

Speakers: Timothy Wise (Global Development and Environmental Institute (GDAE), Tufts University, Medford, Masachusetts)
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Utsa Patnaik (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
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Sheila Bhalla (Institute for Human Development, New Delhi)
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Closing Panel: Whither Global Capitalism? ( 12:00- 1:30 )

Chair: Jayati Ghosh (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Speakers: Erinc Yeldan (Bilkent University, Turkey)

Todd Tucker (Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, Washington D.C.)

C.P. Chandrasekhar (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Nobuharu Yokokawa (Musashi University, Tokyo)
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