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Rebuilding the Public Purpose: Beyond Alternatives to Austerity February 28 and 29, L.R. Wilson Building, 1003, Community Room

An international workshop featuring leading thinkers from Canada and Europe-- the focus is on theoretical and practical attempts to rebuild and reconceptualize the idea of a public purpose after decades of privatization and individualism.

Feb 26, 2020

The conference features important scholars from Canada and Europe who focus on rebuilding the public purpose as an alternative to austerity.  Topics include new municipalism, democratizing the public sector, new institutional design, labour, social movements and reconceptualizing trade, challenging financialization, and new ways of financing public initiatives.

We invite you to join us on February 28th (8:45 am-5:15 pm) and 29th (9:30 am-1:00 pm) in the Community Room at McMaster's L.R. Wilson Building on campus (Room 1003). For more information please see the workshop program.

If you are interested in attending, we ask that you kindly register, by February 25th. 
Registration is free but space is limited.