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8.1 | REVISITING SELF-MANAGEMENT

Lessons from its Past; Reflections on the future of social economy and self-managed work
Duration
18 Apr 2015 - 22 Apr 2015
Language
English
Conference directors:
Henning Salling-Olesen, Roskilde University, Denmark
Iraj Hashi, University of Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Elizabeth Bowman, Center for Global Justice, Mexico
Michael Howard, University of Maine, United States
Len Krimerman, University of Connecticut, Togo
Nebojša Stojčić, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Conference description:

The conference will reconsider some of the main initiatives of worker and community self-management in the past, and reflect on the future potential of these and other emerging forms of self-management, including experiences from the former Yugoslavia self-management system, large scale cooperatives like Mondragon and those in Emilia Romagna, Italy, worker-owned enterprises, and new developments in social entrepreneurship. The conference shall enable discussions about the theoretical ground for social economy and self-managed work, and reflection on the potential of ongoing initiatives for economic reform in their different societal contexts. Reports from both practitioners and researchers from a variety of countries in Europe, USA and Latin America will be presented and discussed.

Conference lecturers:
Nebojša Stojčić, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dragutin Varga, N/A, N/A
Vera Gjokaj, N/A, N/A
Al Campbell, N/A, N/A
Len Krimerman, University of Connecticut, Togo
Iraj Hashi, University of Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Daniel Jakopovich, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Kirsten Weber, Roskilde University, Denmark
Henning Salling-Olesen, Roskilde University, Denmark
Goran Jeras, N/A, N/A
Gabriele Herbert, International Institute for Selfmanagement, Frankfurt, Germany