The PDF final program is available here :The Global Economic Crisis
The PDF conference poster is available here :Poster

Program Overview

Friday, September 10, 2010

13:15 Registration and Coffee

14:00-14:15 Opening and Welcome Otfried Jarren, Vice President of the University of Zurich Kurt Imhof, Vice President, Swiss Sociological Association, University of Zurich Christian Suter, President of the World Society Foundation, University of Neuchâtel

14:15-15:00 Keynote 1: The Global Economic Crisis and 'Neoliberal' Hegemony: Will There Be Any Radical Changes? Robert Cox, York University, Toronto, Canada

15:00-15:45 Keynote 2: Globalization and Financial Crises: What Can We Learn from History? Tobias Straumann, University of Zurich, Switzerland

15:45-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-18:30 Session 1: The Current Economic Crisis in Historical and Comparative Perspective: Crisis Dynamics and Mechanisms
• Jeff Kentor, University of Utah, USA and Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies,Spain ; Eric Mielants, Fairfield University, USA The Current Economic Crisis, The Longue Durée, and Regional Hegemony
• Alberto Martinelli, University of Milan, Italy A Sociological Analysis of Some not Adequately Analysed Aspects of the Global Economic/Financial Crisis
• Mario Apostolov, Geneva, Switzerland The Post-Cold War World in Economic Crisis: Impact on World Society
• Ben Selwyn,University of Sussex, UK Development Within or Against Capitalism? A Critical Appraisal of Amartya Sen’s Development as Freedom

19:30 Dinnercocktail (Bodega Española, by invitation only)

Saturday, September 11, 2010

09:00-10:30 Session 2: Crisis Perceptions, Interpretations, and Public Discourse
• Mario Schranz and Mark Eisenegger, University of Zurich, Switzerland The Medial Construction of the Financial Crisis in a Comparative Perspective
• Ligaya Lindio-McGovern, Indiana University, Kokomo, USA The Global Economic Crisis and the Migrant Domestic Workers’ Counter-Frames
• Michèle Amacker, Monica Budowski, Wiebke Keim and Sebstian Schief, University of Fribourg, Switzerland Financial Crisis and Precariousness in Chile and Costa Rica: Perceptions and Changes in Households in Precarious Prosperity

10:30-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:00 Keynote 3: The Global Economic Crisis and Global Counter-Movements in World Historical Perspective Christopher Chase-Dunn, University of California, Riverside, USA

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Session 3: Crisis Impacts and Social Inequality
• Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz, University of Maryland, USA ; Timothy Patrick Moran, Stony Brook University, USA World Income Inequality and the Global Economic Crisis
• Jenny Chesters, Australian National University, Australia ; John Western, University of Queensland, Australia The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Income and Earnings in Australia
• Achmad Uzair Fauzan, Jepara, Indonesia Global Crisis, Gender Impacts and Changes in Furniture Value Chain: A Case Study from Jepara, Indonesia

15:00-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-17:45 Session 4: Policy Responses: Crisis Management and Regulation
• Ilan Bizberg, El Colegio de México, México, D.F. The Economic Crisis as a Revelator of the Existence of Different Types of Capitalism in Latin America
• Christian Kam, University of Yaoundé II, Cameroon The Effect of the Global Financial Crisis in CEMAC Area and Policy Responses in the Light of the European, American and Asian Answers
• Armand Leka Essomba, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon The Central African Sub-Region Facing the Global Economic Crisis: Deficit of Governance and Dynamics of Integration
• Ho-fung Hung, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA Global Crisis, China, and the Strange Death of the East Asian Model

19:15 Cocktails & Dinner, World Society Award 2010 Ceremony (Hotel Glockenhof, by invitation only) ~~UP~~

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