Associazione Italiana per la Storia dell'Economia Politica
SCHOOL (SESS) 2008
The Italian Association for the History of Political Economy (STOREP) is pleased to announce the Fourth Edition of the STOREP European Summer School (SESS) from August 21 to August 31 2008.
The main aims of the STOREP European Summer School are:
- to provide advanced training for postgraduate students in economics of any orientation and field of specialization;
- to broaden the horizons of young economists on the relevance of the history of political economy for a better comprehension and further advancement of contemporary economics;
- to allow young economists to meet fellows and scholars from different countries with different backgrounds and aspirations but with the same research interests in the wide field of political economy or related disciplines.
SESS is organized by STOREP in collaboration with the University of Padova and the Association “Amici Università di Padova/Freunde der Universität Padua” in Bressanone/Brixen and is held at the Accademia Cusano/Cusanus Akademie, Piazza Seminario 2. Bressanone/Brixen is a small South Tyrol city located in the valley of Isarc river and surrounded by the beautiful Dolomiti mountains. The official language of SESS is English.
Among the lecturers of the 2008 edition:
Brad Bateman (Denison University, Granville, Ohio, USA)
Avi Cohen (York University, Toronto, Canada)
Riccardo Faucci, University of Pisa
Jan Kregel (UNDESA, United Nations, New York , and Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
Heinz Kurz (University of Graz, Austria)
Tony Lawson (Cambridge University, UK)
Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, University of Rome 'La Sapienza'
Bertram Schefold (J.W. Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany)
Students are expected to discuss their dissertations or current work. They will present dissertation projects, first draft of dissertation chapters or newly completed papers in panel sessions. Private consultations with lecturers are also scheduled
The workshop is targeted to PhD students, post-doctorates and young economists of any orientation and field of specialization. Each student is expected to give a presentation on his/her doctoral work or current research. Please submit:
Presentation letters are welcome.
The deadline for applications is June 1, 2008. Applications must be sent via email to:
Acceptance will be notified by June 15th, 2008. The number of participants is limited to 15 plus 3 residents in the Bolzano/Bozen Province.
SESS is funded partly by sponsors and partly by tuition fees. The tuition fee for the 2008 edition is €350.=. The fee will cover registration and full accommodation at the Accademia Cusano/Cusanus Akademie, Piazza Seminario 2, Bressanone/Brixen (http://www.cusanus.bz.it/) plus materials and leisure activities. The fee must be paid in two instalments: 1st instalment of €200 by June 30, 2008; 2nd instalment of €150 on arrival at the Accademia Cusano.
An number of fellowships are available for qualified students on demand.
SESS is organized under the auspices of, and with grants by,
Associazione Amici Università di Padova/Freunde der Universität Padua
Comune di Bressanone/Gemeinde Brixen
Provincia di Bolzano/Provinz Bozen
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Bolzano/Stiftung der Sparkasse Bozen
Facoltà di Scienze Politiche/Università di Padova
Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche Marco Fanno/Università di Padova
Comunità comprensoriale Val d'Isarco
Participants are expected to be in Bressanone/Brixen on the 21st of August for the 8pm Welcome Cocktail & Dinner Party at the Hotel Grüner Baum. They will depart after breakfast on the 31st of September after the Certificates & Farewell Dinner to be held at the same hotel in the night between the 30th and 31st of August.