Workshop: “Public investment policies in Europe”, 6-7 September (Sciences Po CEE, France)

Program of the event:

MONDAY 6 SEPTEMBER, 9.30 AM – 6 PM

9.30 am: Welcome

10 am – 12 pm: Panel 1: The Financialization of Public Policies

Discussant: Eve Chiapello (EHESS, CEMS)

Pierre Alayrac (EHESS, CMH) and Antonin Thyrard (EHESS, CEMS) – The three ages of European productive investment policies

Thomas Hélie (University of Reims, CRDT) and Loïc Meuley (Université de Strasbourg, Sage) – Portrait of the European Union as a “cultural business angel”. Public investment instruments as vectors for the diffusion of an “entrepreneurial ethos” in cultural and creative fields

Matthias Thiemann (Sciences Po, CEE) and Dan Mocanu (Cambridge University) – Chasing Unicorns with public money: The crucial role of Public Actors in the rise and stabilization of the Venture Capital Market in the EU

12 – 1.30 pm: Lunch break  

1.30 – 3.30 pm: Panel 2: Theory of the “Investment State”

Discussant: Cornelia Woll (Sciences Po, CEE & MaxPo)

Fabio Bulfone, Timur Ergen (Max Planck Institute) and Manolis Kalaitzake (University of Edimburg) – The Political Economy of Corporate Welfare

Philipp Golka (Leiden University) – Subsidize finance and all profit? Social impact investing and the rise of the leveraging state in Britain

Ulrike Lepont (ENS Cachan, IDHES) – Public Spending and Austerity: The Two Faces of the “Investment State”

3.30 – 4 pm: Break 

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