WAPE 2011 – Complete Schedule
The Sixth Forum of the World Association for Political Economy
Responses to Capitalist Crisis: Neoliberalism and Beyond
May 27 to May 29, 2011,
at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA
Co-sponsored by the Union for Radical Political Economics
Official Languages of the Forum: Chinese and English
Marxian economists from all over the world are welcome to attend the forum whether or not they will present a paper. The WAPE Forums aim to encourage cooperation among Marxian economists and to enlarge and strengthen the influence of Marxian economics in the world.
1. On site registration begins on May 27, 2011
2. Official program on May 28, 2011 at 8am through May 29, 2011 at 5pm
The advance registration deadline is April 22, 2011. The registration fee for advance registration is $100. The registration fee after April 22, 2011 is $125, except for participants who cannot make payments in US dollars before arrival. The forum dinner on May 28 (optional) costs an additional $30.
WAPE: The World Association for Political Economy, registered in Hong Kong, China, is an international academic organization founded in 2006 by Marxian economists and related groups around the world. The mission of WAPE is to utilize modern Marxian economics to analyze and study the world economy, reveal its laws of development, and offer policies to promote economic and social progress on the national and global level. The first five WAPE forums were held in Shanghai, Shimane (Japan), Beijing, Paris, and Suzhou (China) during 2006-2010. Participants in past WAPE forums have come from many countries in Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America.
The World Review of Political Economy is a new peer-reviewed quarterly journal of Marxian Political Economy sponsored by WAPE and published by Pluto Press. For more information about WRPE, including types of submissions that will be considered, go to http://www.wrpe.org.
The Distinguished Achievement Award of World Political Economy of the 21st Century, established by WAPE, has been granted annually since 2009. It is intended to promote research in modern political economy around the world by granting the award to economists who have made important innovations in the theory or methodology of political economy since the year of 2001. The 2011 WAPE Award will be granted at the opening ceremony of the Sixth WAPE Forum. Nominations and applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. More information can be found on the WAPE website at http://www.wrpe.org.
The Union for Radical Political Economics (URPE) is an interdisciplinary association devoted to the study, development and application of radical political economic analysis to social problems. Founded in 1968, URPE presents a continuing critique of the capitalist system and all forms of exploitation and oppression while helping to construct a progressive social policy and create socialist alternatives. URPE members, often in cooperation with other organizations, organize local study groups, speaking and writing projects, and political events. URPE’s international members in Latin America are involved in discussions, visits, and exchanges.