Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

An independent international centre for advanced studies

21 | Has Socialism A Global Future?

Duration
26 Mar 2007 - 30 Mar 2007
Language
English
Status
REGULAR
Course directors:
Joseph Bien, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States
Heinz Paetzold, University of Kassel, Germany
Gerard Raulet, Maison des sciences de l homme, France
Course description:
With the rise of globalization at first it seemed that socialism in many parts of the world had become a taboo subject or at least a thing of the parts. The course shall deal withthe fact that new forms of socialism have adapted to the globalized world. One is confronled with phenomena such as market communism on the one hand and new interest in social democratic programs is noted. Today's complex situation looks for an answer to the question:"Where or what is the boundin between the concept of socialism and globalization?"
Course lecturers:
Joseph Bien, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States
William McBride, Purdue University, United States
Antje Gimmler, University of Aalborg, Denmark
Heinz Paetzold, University of Kassel, Germany
David Rasmussen, Boston College, United States
Gerard Raulet, Maison des sciences de l homme, France