17 May 2018
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Seminar Socioeconomic of globalization and development - Thursday May 17

Seminar "Socioeconomic of globalization and development : from social business to solidarity economy"led by Isabelle Guérin, research director at the IRD and Jean-Louis Laville, professor at the CNAM and head of the research initiative "Plural democracy and economy".

How are these assessments built? In particular, we will examine the ethical and political issues involved in the making of value and its measurement: what is valued or, on the contrary, invisibilised by the evaluations as they are carried out and with what consequences?



Thursday May 17, 2018

FMSH | 54, boulevard Raspail, Paris 6

Room AS1_24

Entry free

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Socioeconomic of globalization and development : from social business to solidarity economy

Globalization and financialisation processes reshape action and intervention methods in the scope qualified as "development". There is a growing mixed up between development and fight against poverty projects and politics on one hand, and capitalism and marketplace on the other hand. The increasing interest from development organisations and companies in social business, the bottom of the pyramid or the financing impact, is an illustration of this trend. There are also unprecedented citizen's intitiatives of production, consumption and funding. Called (or autocalled) solidarity, alternative or communal economy, they claim innovative conceptions of wealth, democracy and relation to politic.

Based on several school of thoughts (socioeconomy, economic anthropology, feminism), this seminar offers a critical and possibilistic reading grid of those different practices: critical because it studies the way those practices renew or inflect domination and exploitation processes; possibilistic because it brings to light the way those practices can sometimes shake and transform notions of wealth, production, social reproduction and politic commitment.

This seminar is organised by Isabelle Guérin, research director at IRD et Jean-Louis Laville, professor at CNAM.

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Seminar 2017-2018 of the "Démocratie et économie plurielles" researsh initiative

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