Author Archives: Kari Polanyi Levitt

On Transformations: Past, Present and Future?

Kari Polanyi Levitt published a paper entitled “On Transformations: Past, Present and Future?” in the journal Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie. You can read the paper here: https://rdcu.be/bxide

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Gala event of the International Karl Polanyi Society

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Opening Plenary at The Great Transition

Click here for a video of the plenary.

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Life Achievement Award – Audio

  A West Indian from West Europe See audio of the presentation of the ceremony here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DA6mkCxgtUc  

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Kari at 95

Kari Levitt Polanyi 95th birthday was celebrated with friends and family at the old house in Ste-Anne de Bellevue on June 17, 2018. Kari wishes to thank Tom and Claude Aimée who hosted the event and the many friends who … Continue reading

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The Right To Development

Celebrating 70 years of UWI and the life and work of Sir Arthur Lewis, January 23, 2018 On the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), the Vice Chancellor will host a Forum themed “Economic Transformation with … Continue reading

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“A man of Red Vienna” and “A child from Red Vienna”

          Robert Kutner review of Gareth Dale biography of Karl Polanyi “A Life on the Left” was featured in the December issue of the New York Review of books as the Man from Red Vienna. By coincidence, … Continue reading

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Interview published in Global Dialogue

Kari Polanyi Levitt gave an interview to Michael Burawoy during a Karl Polanyi conference organized by Brigitte Aulenbacher and her collaborators at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz (Austria), January 10-13, 2017. You can read the interview in the journal Global … Continue reading

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Room named after Kari Polanyi Levitt

On November 13, 2017, the Economic, Labor and Statistics Department (MA23) of the City of Vienna has named a conference room after Mrs. Kari Polanyi Levitt.            

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New World Online Republication

The New World Online Republication was launched on Friday June 23, 2017 at the Little Carib Theatre, in Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago). See New World website here. See a video of the event here. See a review here. … Continue reading

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