Welcome to the workshop: Good economics in the good economy
The ERC Little Tools team is organising a workshop to explore relations across economics, economy and the bioeconomy. The event will start with an open programme from 09.00 to 15.00 on October 14.
In recent years, the so-called bioeconomy has received a growing interest in both scholarship and policy. This up-and-coming new form of economy is envisioned to rely on biological resources, scientific knowledge and state-of-the-art technology to fuel sustained and sustainable growth.
This notion of the bioeconomy envisions a transition away from the fossil economy towards a green future. In doing so, this economy promises to be good and to do good – in short, to redefine its values. Yet the bioeconomy also causes new tensions to arise, for economic life and political action alike.
This workshop asks:
OPEN PROGRAMME: Welcome and keynotes
October 14, 9.00-15.00 | Tøyen Hovedgård, Oslo Botanical Gardens
09.00 Kristin Asdal (TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo): The Good Economy: Welcome and Introduction
10.00 Eve Chiapello (Centre d’Etude des Mouvement Sociaux-Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales), author with Luc Boltanski of The New Spirit of Capitalism: Finance as a response to global environmental crises?
11.30 Lunch (included - but please register)
13.00 Andrew Barry (University College London), author of Political Machines: Governing a technological society and Material Politics: Disputes along the pipeline: Capitalization and Transition
CLOSED PROGRAMME: WORKSHOP SESSIONS
14. October 15.00-21.00, 15. October 9.00-16.00 | Tøyen Hovedgård, Oslo Botanical Gardens
The public lectures will be followed by closed sessions with discussions of work-in-progress.
This workshop is organized by Kristin Asdal and Béatrice Cointe, TIK, UiO.
The workshop is part of the ERC-StG project “Enacting the Good Economy: Biocapitalization and the Little Tools of Valuation”, led by Prof. Kristin Asdal.