23rd Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe

Can the EU still be saved? The implications of a multi-speed Europe

from 28-30 September 2017

Call for Participation

The EuroMemo Group conference 2017 will be jointly hosted with the Department of Geography at Harokopio University and the Nicos Poulantzas Institute in Athens. The conference venue is the Harokopio University in Athens, Department of Geography.

The programme is as follows:

Thursday afternoon: The state of the Union

  • Steffen Lehndorff (University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute for Work, Skills and Training): Political State of the Union
  • Ann Pettifor (Prime: Policy Research in Macroeconomics): Economic State of the Union
  • Maria Karamessini (Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens): Social State of the Union

Friday morning: The second day will be dedicated to key themes of EU policy within six different workshops

  • Macroeconomic policies: debt overhang and sustainable growth & development
  • Dynamizing productive development in the EU: structural reforms or industrial policies?
  • Financial policies: Dollar hegemony and the subordination of European finance
  • Inequality and social crisis
  • The EU in a fragmenting international order
  • Alternative visions for socio-ecological transformation and the good life for all

Friday afternoon: Plenary on policy proposals from workshops and special plenary 'Can the EU still be saved? The implications of a multi-speed Europe'

  • Marica Frangakis (Nicos Poulantzas Institute and EuroMemo Group)
  • John Weeks (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London)
  • Walter Baier (transform! europe)

Saturday morning: Planning meeting: EuroMemorandum 2018 and other activities

We would like to invite you to attend the conference. If you would like to participate in the conference, please copy the registration form below into an email and reply to info@euromemo.eu. Please note that there is no deadline for registering for participation only.

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EuroMemorandum 2017

The European Union: The Threat of Disintegration


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