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11th Annual Wheelwright Lecture: Alfredo Saad-Filho

by Elizabeth Hill on April 23, 2018
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2018 11th Annual Wheelwright Lecture in Political Economy

Alfredo Saad-Filho (Professor of Political Economy, SOAS, University of London)

Eastern Avenue Auditorium, University of Sydney

30 August, 2018: 6:00 – 7:30pm (drinks and bookstall in the Foyer beforehand from 5:15).

The Crisis of Neoliberalism and the Rising Tide of Authoritarianism

Global neoliberalism is in crisis: the deepest economic collapse since the Great Depression has been followed by a ‘Great Stagnation’ with no end in sight. At the same time, democracies around the world are succumbing to a wave of authoritarianism without precedent in the postwar era. This lecture reviews the causes, severity and implications of the twin crises of neoliberalism, examines the prospects for the end of neoliberalism, and suggests strategies to support democracy and progressive economic policies.

The previous Wheelwright Lectures have been delivered by Walden Bello (2008), Jim Stanford (2009), Fred Block (2010), Sheila Dow (2011), Diane Elson (2012), Susan George (2013), Leo Panitch (2014), Erik Olin Wright (2015), David Ruccio (2016), and Katherine Gibson (2017).

Entrance: Free

Registration is available HERE

Elizabeth Hill
Elizabeth Hill is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Economy and Chair of the Department of the Political Economy as well as co-convenor of the Australian Work and Family Policy Roundtable.

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