General Program

Thursday, May 15

From 12:30, near the entry to hall RB 101: Registration of Participants

14:00-14:30, RB 101: Welcome Addresses

14:30-15:15, RB 101: Opening Lecture by János Kornai: The System Paradigm and its Place in the History of Economic Thought

15:15-17:15 Parallel Sessions A

17:15-17:45 Coffee Break

17:45-18:45, RB 101: Blanqui Lecture by Perry Mehrling: The Spirit of Finance and the Development of Macroeconomics

Friday, May 16

9:00-10:30 Parallel Sessions B

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Parallel Sessions C

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-15:30 Parallel Sessions D

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00, RB 101: Presidential Address by Maria Cristina Marcuzzo: Is History of Economic Thought a "Serious" Subject?

18:00 Prague City Tour (reserved participants only)
This excellent introduction to your stay in Prague will give you an opportunity to enjoy the outstanding sights of the city on a brief tour without having to get off the bus. We will take you through the Old Town, the New Town and the Lesser Town.

Saturday, May 17

9:00-10:30 Parallel Sessions E

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Parallel Sessions F

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30, RB 101: Plenary Lecture by Mario Nuti: Post-Socialist Transition and the Resources of Economic Thought

14:30-16:30 Parallel Sessions G

16:30-16:45 Coffee Break

16:45-17:45, RB 101: ESHET General Assembly

20:00 Conference dinner at the Lapidarium, one of the most interesting museums in Prague, meeting point: 19:30 in front of building RB of the Economics University