Kaaitheater, ARGUS, Oikos, Cross Talks (VUB) & Mo*Magazine

The Un-Economic Summit

The Un-Economic Summit
The Un-Economic Summit

21.01 – 22.01.2011

Économistes, philosophes et artistes s’inscrivent en faux contre la foi aveugle en la croissance infinie, le prix du marché « omnirégulateur » et la neutralité de l’argent. Ils formulent des propositions visant à introduire d’autres principes dans la logique économique.

PROGRAMME :

Friday 21 January: 14:00>18:00

Victoria Johnson – New Economics Foundation, London
If not the economics of global growth, then what? Getting an economy the right size for the planet

Christian Arnsperger – Chaire Hoover d’Ethique Economique et Social, UCL, Louvain la Neuve
The guaranteed income as a tool for transition to frugality

Silke Helfrich - author of Who Owns the World? The Rediscovery of the Commons, Jena
The Commons: A New Narrative for Our Times

Geert De Pauw - Community Land Trust, Buurthuis Bonnevie, Brussels
The Community Land Trust as a new model for social housing

Olav Velthuis - Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of Amsterdam
Imaginary Economics: art as an alternative source of knowledge on economy

CLOSING LECTURE PERFORMANCE

Pieter De Buysser - author, theatre maker, Brussels
In praise of speculation

(Victoria Johnson will be replaced by Ruth Potts)
Saturday 22 January: 14:00>18:00

The MonNetA Money game
The game is designed to help people understand their own relationship - as well as our collective relationship to money. It is played in small groups of four to six participants.   

Roland Spinola – Money Network Alliance, Steyerberg
Money rules the world, but who rules money? Overcoming a conceptual prison

Francesco Bernabei – Cittadellarte’s Economic Office, Biella
The Human Values Bank

Luc Weyn – Netwerk Vlaanderen, Brussels
The Ethics of Investment

Akseli Virtanen – Helsinki School of Economics
Europa, Oikonomia, Oidipus: Economy as production of subjectivity

Alma De Walsche – MO*Magazine
Climate Change Economics – beyond the capitalist market strategies


The Ministry of Trying to Do Something About It - Clare Patey [GB] Ration Me Up – Carbon Ration Book 

ve 21 & sa 22/01 àpd 14:00 > Changing Tents | performance 
Comment remédier au changement climatique, maintenant ? Le Ministry of Trying to Do Something About It (le ministère des Tentatives d’y Remédier) publie des livrets de rationnements grâce auxquels l’on peut d’ores et déjà contribuer à un monde plus propre et plus durable. Essayez-le et découvrez que consommer moins ouvre un monde de possibilités.