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December 7th: Financialization Between Past and Future

Coming up on Thursday December 7th, 2017, the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies will host a panel discussion on the past, present, and future of finance capitalism and the tools of financial speculation. The event, Financialization Between Past and Future, will feature three speakers: Professor Julia Ott (The New School — Historical Studies), Professor Chiara Bottici (The New […]

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November 10th and 11th: The People’s Platform: Platform Co-Ops for Global Challenges

Pleas join us this November 10th and 11th for the 3rd Annual Platform Cooperativism conference!  Society’s sudden leap towards digital technologies and electronic platforms signals now, more than ever, the possibility for a truly democratic control over our economic and social worlds. In this spirit, the first Platform Cooperativism conference was held at the New […]

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“Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia”, 11/13/2017

Please join the Heilbroner Center and the New School Historical Studies department in welcoming Professor Steve Stoll (Fordham University) for a discussion of his newest book, Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia, this upcoming November 13th, 2017, in the Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue, Room N101, at 6:00 PM. Professor Stoll’s book has been described as “a […]

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Graduate Fellow Ibrahim Shikaki: The Political Economy of Prolonged Occupation in Palestine

Over the summer, Heilbroner Center graduate fellow Ibrahim Shikaki was asked to write a report on the long term effects of occupation on the political economy of Palestine by the Association of International Development Agencies in Palestine. The forthcoming report discusses the structural transformation of the economy, and sheds light on conflict from an International Humanitarian […]

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Monday, October 9th: Eli Cook on “The Capitalization of American Life”

Please join the Heilbroner Center and the Historical Studies department for Eli Cook’s talk, “The Pricing of Progress: Economic Indicators and the Capitalization of American Life” this upcoming Monday, October 9th, at 7:00 PM in room 529, 80 5th Avenue.

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Book Launch: Feminism, Capitalism, and Critique: Essays in honor of Nancy Fraser

Please join the Heilbroner Center for Captialism Studies in celebrating the launch of Banu Bargu and Chiara Bottici’s new book, Feminism, Capitalism, and Critique: Essays in Honor of Nancy Fraser. The launch will take place Wednesday, October 4th at 7:00 PM in the Klein Conference Room, 66 W. 12th Street, room 510. There will also be […]

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October 6th and 7th: Global Histories of Capital Conference

Please join the New School and New York University for this year’s Global Histories of Capital Conference. This year’s theme is “Global Histories of Capitalism: New Perspectives on the Global South”, and features such speakers as the Heilbroner Center’s own Julia Ott, alongside others from New York University, The New School, and elsewhere. The keynote […]

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3rd Annual Platform Cooperativism Conference: November 10th & 11th, 2017

Pleas join us this November 10th and 11th for the 3rd Annual Platform Cooperativism conference!  Society’s sudden leap towards digital technologies and electronic platforms signals now, more than ever, the possibility for a truly democratic control over our economic and social worlds. In this spirit, the first Platform Cooperativism conference was held at the New […]

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Series Launch: Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism

Please join the Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies and the New School History Department  in celebrating the launch of Columbia University Press’s series, the Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism. This series takes the full measure of the complexity and significance of capitalism, placing it at the center of the American experience. The event will […]

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Slavery Today: Fighting Slave Labor in the 21st Century with Leonoardo Sakamoto

Please join the Heilbroner Center and Brazilian journalist Leonardo Sakamoto on Tuesday, September 19th at 5:00 PM in the Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall in the University Center, room UL105.  Brazil has rescued over 50,000 people submitted to contemporary forms of slavery since 1995, when the government recognized before the United Nations that slavery […]

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