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HELVHET 2023 : Current Research on the History of Economics in Switzerland and Beyond

October 6

Venue : University of Lausanne, Château de Dorigny

Organisers : François Allisson, Maria Bach and Harro Maas (University of Lausanne, Centre Walras Pareto)


10:45 – 11:00 Welcome and Introduction

11:00 – 11:50 François Allisson and Maria Bach (University of Lausanne) – “A comparative history of national accounting in India and the USSR”

11:50 – 12:10 Coffee break

12:10 – 1:00 Marion Ronca (University of St Gallen) – “A demand side-approach to ”new age“ management knowledge”

1:00 – 2:30 Lunch

2:30 – 3:20 Gabrielle Soudan (University of Lausanne) – “Learning to keep household accounts in the Progressive era: a moral weapon of the home economics movement against luxury, fashion and waste”

3:20 – 4:10 Amal Shahid (University of Lausanne) – “Christianity, Colonialism and Capitalism: Morality and Economy in the Basel Mission of the 19th century”

4.10 – 4:40 Coffee break

4:40 – 5:30 Alexander Dmitriev (EPFL) – “Timofey Rainov at the Conjuncture Institute in Moscow (late 1920s): Between Philosophy and Knowledge Dynamics”

5:30 – 6:20 Maurice Cottier (University of Fribourg) – “Dilemmas. The Economic Imaginaries of the American Centre-Left, 1945-1990”

7:15 Dinner at Café du Simplon (opposite to Lausanne Station).

The workshop can also be followed online and we will take questions from the virtual audience. Zoomlink on request with the organizers.

More informations : http://helvhet.ch/2023.html


October 6


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Château de Dorigny, Université de Lausanne
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