Oon the History of Political Economy

 the historical roots of heterodox economics

Bressanone/Brixen, 12–21 September 2005






Announcements!: 2005 Summer School Photos
Here are the programme and the list of suggested readings

The Italian Association for the History of Political Economy (STOREP) in collaboration with the University of Padova is pleased to announce its First Postgraduate European Summer School on the History of Political Economy. The topic of this year is "The historical roots of heterodox economics".

The School will be held at the Accademia Cusano/Cusanus Akademie, piazza Seminario n. 2, Bressanone/Brixen, a small South Tyrol city located in the valley of Isarc river and surrounded by the beautiful Dolomiti mountains, from September 12th to September 21th 2005.

The main aims of the STOREP European Summer School are:

(i)         to provide advanced training for European postgraduate students in the history of political economy and, more generally, to broaden the horizons of young economists on the relevance of the history of economic thought for a better comprehension and further advances of contemporary economics;

(ii)        to allow postgraduate students to meet fellows and scholars from European universities and countries with the same research interests.


Courses will be taught in English by leading professors on the field. Classes include intensive lectures and seminars by:

Richard Arena (Idefi, University of Nice)
Anna Carabelli (University of Eastern Piedmont)
Marco Dardi (University of Firenze)

Massimo Egidi (University of Trento)
Pierre Garrouste (University of Paris1)
Bruna Ingrao (University of Rom
a, “La Sapienza”)
Axel Leijonhufvud (UCLA and University of Trento)
Brian Loasby (University of Stirling)

Roberto Marchionatti (University of Torino)
Marcello Messori (University of Roma, Tor Vergata)
Margherita Turvani (IUAV, Venezia)
Jack Vromen (Rotterdam University)
Ulrich Witt (Max Planck Institute, Jena).

Students are expected to give talks on their dissertation or current work. They can present dissertation projects, first draft of dissertation chapters or newly completed papers. Private consultations with lecturers are also scheduled.


The First STOREP European Summer School is sponsored by:

Università di Padova

Comune di Bressanone/Brixen

Compagnia di San Paolo, Torino

Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Bolzano


                           via Po 53, 10124  Torino – tel. 011/6702744 – fax 011/6702762