One of the world’s foremost economic theorists is making one stop in Canada, and it’s to Winnipeg.
Dr. Gérard Duménil, economist and retired Research Director of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientique in Paris, France, will deliver a public lecture uncovering the roots of the current global economic crisis, discussing its political consequences and the opportunities it presents.
He is one of the world’s premier theorists of neoliberalism and economic crisis and he is in Winnipeg at the invitation of the University of Manitoba’s Global Political Economy program to attend a seminar. He will also deliver the public lecture at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.
Dr. Duménil is the co-Author of the forthcoming “The Crisis of Neoliberalism: From the Subprime to the Great Contraction” and the author of “The Economics and Politics of the Contemporary Crisis”.
Dr. Duménil will be able to speak to reporters prior to the event upon request.
What: Public lecture by world-renowned economist on the current economic crisis
When: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Muriel Richardson Auditorium Winnipeg Art Gallery
For more information please contact Mark Hudson, director of the Global Public Economy program, University of Manitoba, at 204-272-1655 (firstname.lastname@example.org).