The UK’s Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, is convening a series of public lectures to broaden the debate around economics in Britain.
“Economic Policy: from market fixing to market creating and shaping” with Mariana Mazzucato, RM Phillips Professor in the Economics of Innovation, SPRU, University of Sussex and author of The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths
Lecture, Tuesday January 26th 6.30pm – 8.30pm, The Royal Institution, London. Register >
“Technology and the future world of work” with Francesca Bria (Senior Project Lead, Nesta), Alex Srnicek (author of Inventing the Future) and Daniel Susskind (Balliol College, Oxford, author of The Future of the Professions)
Seminar, Wednesday 3rd February 6pm – 8pm, Committee Room 12, House of Commons. Register >
“The new economics” speech by John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor
Lecture, Tuesday 16th February 6.30pm – 8pm, The Sheik Zayed Theatre, London School of Economics.
This event will be ticketed. Tickets will be free and all those wishing to attend will need to apply via the LSE website. The ticket line will open around a week before the event. If the event is over-subscribed then LSE will randomly allocate tickets.
Joseph Stiglitz (author of The Price of Inequality and winner of Nobel Prize in Economics 2001) on inequality
Lecture, Wednesday March 2nd 2.30pm – 4.30pm, Birkbeck College, London. Register >
Yanis Varoufakis (former Finance Minister of Greece) and Anastasia Nesvetailova (City Political Economy Research Centre, City University) on finance
Lecture, March 30th 6.30pm – 8.30pm, London. Register >
The Shadow Chancellor’s Annual ‘State of the economy’ conference
Saturday 21st May. 11am – 5pm, details TBC.
To register your interest in attending please firstname.lastname@example.org
“A balanced and sustainable economy” with Ha-Joon Chang
Lecture, Details TBC, in Norwich