After the Crisis: Cooperatives and the Civil Economy

  • June 18, 2013
  • 7:00 pm
  • Cinema @ SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

Professor Stefano Zamagni, Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna and the world’s leading scholar of co-operative economics, will discuss cooperatives and the civil economy as a practical and resilient response to the contemporary crises of global capitalism. Professor Zamagni will discuss the role of co-operatives as generators of economic inclusion, resilience and social capital.

A panel discussion will follow.

  • Free

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