Transforming Homo Economicus

6th Workshop

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.