Festival for New Economic Thinking (19-20 October 2017, Edinburgh, UK) – RAMICS will be there!

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The very first Festival for New Economic Thinking will take place on 19-20 Oct 2017 in Edinburgh (Scotland) prior to the INET 2017 Conference,  taking place from 21-23 Oct 2017.

The Festival brings together organizations and individuals that seek to improve the way economics is taught, studied, and practiced. It provides a forum to share ideas and resources with students, academics, and the wider public.

With content from many organizations within the same large event space, participants can explore exhibits, watch screenings, take part in workshops, and learn from inspiring speakers. Actively celebrating and embracing different perspectives and schools of economic thought, the Festival for New Economic Thinking aims to provide fertile ground for the future of economics.

RAMICS will be present at the first ‘Festival for New Economic Thinking’ at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange, 19-20 October 2017. If you have the chance, come and see us at stall 19.

Download the program here.

[IV International Conference on Social and Complementary Currencies] – Closing Remarks

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The IV International Conference on Social and Complementary Currencies was a big success. More than 300 scholars, students, and practitioners participated in this event in Barcelona. A detailed report will follow in our newsletter. The General Assembly of RAMICS confirmed the work of the previous Management Committee. All five members of this Committee were re-elected. In addition, August Corrons from Barcelona and Ricardo Orzi from Buenos Aires were elected too. Teodoro Criscione was confirmed as communication manager.

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Social Currency Systems in Spain

List of Contacts 

Source: www.dineroyvalores.com 

 

[IV International Conference on Social and Complementary Currencies – from 10th to 14th May 2017, Barcelona] – New dates for the Call of Papers

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On behalf of prof. August Corrons Giménez (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – UOC), member of Organising Committee for the IV International Conference on Social and Complementary Currencies we inform you about the new dates for the Call of Papers:

PROPOSALS or SUMMARIES: EXTENDED DEADLINE until 15th January 2017. Presentation of abstracts in English, Spanish (castellano), French or Portuguese. The maximum length will be 500 words and these abstracts will be submitted in the Word format, including the following information: authors’ complete names, proposal’s title and up to six keywords.

ACCEPTANCES: 31st January 2017. Resolution and notification of finally accepted works by the Scientific Committee.

ARTICLES or COMMUNICATIONS: up to 15th April 2017. Presentation of definitive articles in English, Spanish, French or Portuguese. The maximum length is 5,000 words and these articles or communications will be submitted in the Word format following the specifications of the template to be issued by the organization itself. On top of the article, the definitive version of the summary, up to 500 words, will be presented, which will be facilitated to the conference’s participants.

Please, register using this form and then upload your abstract following these instructions.

Sponsors and Partners

The 4th Conference Organizing Committee makes a call to organizations or initiatives who want to collaborate with us in sponsoring the event. Any contribution (in cash or in kind) that these organizations can donate, will be quite welcome. Our aim is to guarantee the best quality and to make the best use of these days in the conference. Would you like to contribute? For us, it is relevant to count with a network of collaborators and volunteers who, to some degree, want to get involved with the event’s organization, either during the previous stage or during the conference days. In any of these two scenarios cases, you can contact the 4th Conference Organizing Committee here through this web page.

“VirCoin2SME” Workshop, Girona (15.11.16)

This international workshop will be a full-day free event for diffusion in different topics regarding complementary and virtual currencies´ state of the art as well as the discussion of the studies carried on during this EC funded project throughout different activities, such as: a plenary in CC (leaded by Bernard Lietaer), keynote/ paper presentations (leaded by different keynote speakers and experts in CC) and round tables (leaded by the researchers and delegates of the “VirCoin2SME” consortium members).

Location: Sala d’actes Escola Politècnica Universitat de Girona
c/ Maria Aurèlia Capmany, 61 – Girona

“VirCoin2SME” is a consortium that brings together actors from the academic world and practitioners in order to facilitate the transfer of research and technology to the benefit of SMEs. The group focuses on Digital Social Innovation and Complementary Currencies.

For more information see http://vircoin2sme.com/.

Registration for the workshop is available via https://www.eventbrite.es/e/entradas-workshop-vircoin2sme-28141094772?ref=ebtn.

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