Please find a reminder – there is still a possibility to prepare your participation by announcing your input – and the is in any case the opportunity to join our debates, more important then ever.
22nd Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe
from 15-17 September 2016, organised by the EuroMemo Group and jointly hosted with the Faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra in Portugal
The European Union: the Threat of Disintegration
The EuroMemo Group conference 2016 will be jointly hosted with the Faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra, from 15-17 September 2016 (Thursday-Saturday). We would like to invite you to attend the conference and to submit paper proposals. Please find the call for papers here.
All papers that present an alternative economic perspective on the conference theme ‘The European Union: the Threat of Disintegration’ are welcome. In particular, we encourage submissions specific to one of the workshops outlined in the programme below.
The programme will be as follows:
Thursday afternoon: The state of the Union
- Hans-Jürgen Bieling (University of Tübingen): Political State of the Union
- Catherine Mathieu (OFCE/Science Po): Economic State of the Union
- Ricardo Cabral (University of Madeira): The politico-economic situation of Portugal
Friday morning: The second day will be dedicated to key themes of EU policy within six different workshops.
- Tax abuse and tax justice: the political economy of corporate behaviour, current policy and radical alternatives
Friday afternoon: Plenary on policy proposals from workshops and special plenary ‘Disintegration or Refoundation of the European Union?’
- Cédric Durand (Paris 13 University)
- Fabio De Masi (MEP GUE/NGL)
- Angela Wigger (Radboud Univ. Nijmegen) (tbc)
Saturday morning: Planning meeting: EuroMemorandum 2017 and other activities
Proposals for papers together with a short abstract (maximum 250 words) should be submitted by 10 July. If possible, please indicate the workshop which the proposal is intended for. If accepted, completed papers should be submitted by 25 August so that they can be read before the conference.
We strongly encourage participants to submit short papers (10-12 pages) and to explicitly address policy implications.
If you would like to participate in the conference and/ or submit a paper proposal, please copy the registration form below into an email and reply by the 10 July 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org.