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1.12.2016: Presentation Prof. Dr. David Barkin

30. November 2016

Alternatives for Building Post‐Capitalist Society: Reflections on South American Experience

Seminar with Prof. Dr. David Barkin (Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Xochimilco Campus of the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana inMéxico City)

Place: TC.5.14 (Teaching Center, Campus WU)

Day: Thursday, Dec. 1st, 2016

Time: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

In the context of great diversity and profound social inequalities, environmental injustice prevails. Conflicts between institutions promoting economic development (i.e., growth) and ecologists and civil society are rampant. This seminar will discuss alternatives emerging from groups, whose organisations are shaped by different cosmologies, products of their multiple ethnic origins, and by the profound philosophic and epistemological debates among social movements proposing different strategies for achieving progress, improving well‐being and conserving ecosystems.

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