8.1 / REVISITING SELF-MANAGEMENT

Lessons from its Past; Reflections on the future of social economy and self-managed work

18 – 22 April 2015        Send to printer


Conference organizers

Nebojša Stojčić, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia
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, United States


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
Kirsten Weber, Roskilde University, Netherlands
Henning Salling Olesen, Roskilde University, Denmark
Dragutin Varga, Croatia
Vera Gjokaj, Croatia
Al Campbell, Switzerland
Len Krimerman, University of Connecticut, United States
Iraj Hashi, University of Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Daniel Jakopovich, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Goran Jeras, Croatia
Gabriele Herbert, International Institute for Selfmanagement, Frankfurt, Germany


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