Monthly Archives: August 2012

New Translation: Karl Polanyi essays in Japanese

Japanese A collection of work by Karl Polanyi was recently published in Japanese as Market Society vs. Human Freedom: Essays of Karl Polanyi. The book includes a new preface by Kari Polanyi Levitt

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New Translation: ‘The Great Transformation’ in Norwegian

Norwegian Karl Polanyi’s most well-known book,  The Great Transformation, has recently been translated for the first time into Norwegian under the title Den liberale utopi. The edition also includes an original preface by Professor Lars Mjøset of the University of Oslo.

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Video: Round Table on Basic Income as Public Policy

Professor Polanyi Levitt speaking at a round table on “Basic Income as Public Policy to Enhance Democracy and Global Justice” with Cristovam Buarque (Brazilian Senate), Claus Offe (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin) and Chaired by Maria Rita Loureiro (FEA/USP) at … Continue reading

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Video: Speech at UWI St. Augustine Conference on the Economy, 2010

Speech at the UWI St. Augustine Conference on the Economy, 2010. Professor Polanyi Levitt pays tribute to the Economics department at the University of the West Indies.

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Three Development Economists: Kari Levitt, Gerry Helleiner and Hans Singer

Kari Polanyi Levitt, Gerry Helleiner and Hans Singer are interviewed in “To and through the UK: Holocaust refugee ethnographies of escape, education, internment and careers in development,” by David Simon, an article which is one output from his project on Holocaust escapees … Continue reading

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Interview with Kari Levitt: ‘Bring the State Back In!’

Revue interventions économiques #45 carries an interview with Kari Levitt by Michèle Rioux on writing Silent Surrender, globalization, and the role of the nation-state. “The Nation-State is the only space in which people can exercise political power. They cannot exercise political … Continue reading

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