Transforming Homo Economicus
8 December 2023
London School of Economics
Lakatos Building, Room 2.06
Welcome: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
coffee, tea and biscuits
Session One: 10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Daniel Zamora Vargas (Université Libre de Bruxelles) – The Needs Mystique
Session Two: 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Wade Hands (University of Puget Sound) – On the (non) History of Preference Purification in Modern Economics
Lunch: 12:20 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Session Three: 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Liping Wang (Peking University) – An Integrative Center or Sprawling Marginalities? The History of the Committee on Human Development between 1940s and 1960s
Session Four: 3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Stephen Turner (University of South Florida) – Inventing “Social Thought”
Session Five: 4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Lucian M. Ashworth (Memorial University of Newfoundland) –
Interdisciplinary Openness or Scholarly Refugium? The First Three Decades of the Chicago Committee on International Relations
Contact: Philippe Fontaine
The support of the IRN CNRS “Transforming Homo Economicus,” the IO SCult Paris-Saclay, and the CPNSS at the LSE is gratefully acknowledged.