16th Workshop on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, 24-26 September 2010 at the University of Crete, organised by the EuroMemo Group

Friday afternoon 24 September

3:00 - 3:30 Arrival and registration

3:30 - 6:30 Plenary: The State of the Union

  • The political and ecological state of the union Stephanie Blankenburg (SOAS, London)
  • The economic and social state of the union. George Stathakis (University of Crete)

8:00 Conference Dinner

Saturday morning 25 September

9:00 - 12:30 Five parallel workshops.

Workshop 1 - Imbalances in the EU
Coordinator: John Grahl (Middlesex University)

Workshop 2 - Theoretical perspectives and country experiences of the crisis
Coordinator: Wlodzimierz Dymarski (Poznan University)

Workshop 3 - Dimensions of the crisis
Coordinator: Frieder Otto Wolf (Free University of Berlin)

Workshop 4 - Finance, stability and regulation
Coordinator: Trevor Evans (Berlin School of Economics and Law)

Workshop 5 - Employment, labour market and social policies in the EU
Coordinator: Diana Wehlau (University of Bremen)

1:00 - 2:00 Lunch

Saturday afternoon 25 September

2:00 - 4:00 Special plenary: Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

  • Alain Lipietz (Former Presidential Candidate, French Greens)
  • Sven Giegold (Member of the European Parliament, German Greens)

4:00 - 4:30 Coffee break

4:30 - 6:30 Final plenary on alternative policy proposals
Key points for a progressive European policy based on draft texts from the workshops

Sunday morning 26 September

9:30-12:00 Business meeting
Organisational issues and preparations for the Euromemorandum 2010/11


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