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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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Reconocimiento Ifigenia Martínez

On August 15th, 2017, the Center for Research and Studies in Financial Economics of the Faculty of Economics of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) granted the “Ifigenia Martínez” recognition to Kari Polanyi Levitt. The award ceremony took place at the Consulate General … Continue reading

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14th International Karl Polanyi Conference in Seoul

Polanyi on the 21st century Kari Polanyi Levitt will give the Keynote address at the 14th International Karl Polanyi Conference in Seoul, October 12-14, 2017. For publications and lectures by Professor Kari Polanyi Levitt see Published Works. For Professor Kari Polanyi Levitt work … Continue reading

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Roy Culpeper, former President of the North-South Institute and currently a Senior Fellow of the University of Ottawa’s School of International Development and Global Studies, and Adjunct Professor at the School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University, reviews From … Continue reading

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Interview with Michèle Rioux: Nine Decades of Scientific and Militant Life

KARI POLANYI: Nine Decades of Scientific and Militant Life Michèle Rioux This is a translated transcript of an interview conducted by Professor Michèle Rioux, Director of the Centre d’études sur l’intégration et la mondialisation (CEIM) and full professor in the … Continue reading

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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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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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