Programme

21st Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, 24-26 September 2015, organised by the EuroMemo Group and jointly hosted with the Department of Society and Globalisation and the Global Dynamics initiative at Roskilde University in Denmark



Thursday 24 September

2:30 - 3:00 Arrival & registration

3:00 - 6:30 Plenary: The state of the Union (25.1 theory room 'aquarium')

  • Hanne Leth Andersen (Rector of Roskilde University): Welcome
  • Jesper Jespersen (Roskilde University): Opening
  • Nicos Theocarakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens): The Political State of the Union
  • Laura Horn (Roskilde University): The Role of Social Movements in the Crisis
  • Open discussion

Friday 25 September

9:00 - 1:00 Five parallel workshops

Workshop 1: Macroeconomic policies
Coordinator: Achim Truger, 25.3 theory room

Workshop 2: A critical assessment of the project of European Monetary Union
Coordinator: Trevor Evans, 25.1 klynge room

Workshop 3: Labour markets, demographic change and migration
Coordinators: Marcella Corsi and Mahmoud Messkoub, 25.3 klynge room

Workshop 4: Youth unemployment, precarity and poverty
Coordinator: John Grahl, 24.1 klynge room

Workshop 5: EU external relations and the new trade agenda
Coordinators: Ronan O’Brien and Catherine Sifakis, 24.1 theory room

1:00 - 2:00 Lunch

2:00 - 3:45 Plenary on policy proposals from workshops (25.1 theory room 'aquarium')

4.15 - 6.00 Special Plenary 'The Economics of the European Constitution: Locking in Austerity' (25.1 theory room 'aquarium')

  • Agustín José Menéndez (ARENA Centre for European Studies; University of Léon, Department of Public Law, Spain)
  • Magnus Ryner (Department of European and International Studies, King's College London)

Saturday 26 September

9:00 - 12:00 Planning meeting: EuroMemorandum 2016 and other activities (25.1 theory room 'aquarium')

 

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