Tag: Karl Polanyi

Chris Hann: Hayek versus Polanyi in Montréal: Global society as markets, all the way across?

Focaal Web Editor , July 11th, 2017

The workshop “Geographies of Markets”—hosted over three days in mid-June 2017 by the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy at Concordia University, Montréal—gave scholars from a wide range…


Gareth Dale on Karl Polanyi

Rex , February 13th, 2017

Karl Polanyi (1886-1964) is difficult to summarize. A patriotic citizen of his native Hungary, he spoke German at home and identified with German intellectual culture. He was a…

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