15/2/21: The Ethics and Politics of Public Ownership after Covid

Erasmus School of Philosophy & The Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE)

Erasmus University Rottedam

This workshop will discuss recent scholarship on the nature and justification of public ownership. It will be held online via Zoom on 15 February 2021.

15 February

11.00 – 12.30 (CET) Chair: Josette Daemen (Leiden)

James Muldoon (Exeter)

“Public Ownership in the Digital Economy”

13.30 – 15.00 Chair: Paul Raekstad (Amsterdam)

Irene van Staveren (Rotterdam)

“Lessons from economic history for post-Covid economics”

Background readings: Post-Covid Economy Beyond Capitalism; Alternative ideas from forgotten economists

15.30 – 17.00 Chair: Marina Uzunova (Amsterdam)

Nicholas Vrousalis (Rotterdam)

“Public ownership and economic democracy”

Background reading: Public Ownership, Worker Control, and the Labour Epistocracy Problem

Participants must register with: info@inaf.info, whereupon they will receive a link to the Zoom sessions.