21 / Has Socialism A Global Future?

26 – 30 March 2007        Send to printer


Course directors

Joseph Bien, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States
Hauke Brunkhorst, University of Flensburg, Germany
Heinz Paetzold, University of Kassel, Germany
Gerard Raulet, University of Paris - Sorbonne, 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

William McBride, Purdue University, United States
Joseph Bien, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States
Hauke Brunkhorst, University of Flensburg, Germany
Antje Gimmler, University of Aalborg, Denmark
Heinz Paetzold, University of Kassel, Germany
David Rasmussen, Boston College, United States
Gerard Raulet, University of Paris - Sorbonne, France


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