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14:00 - 17:15 29 June 2011

The Co-operative movement and the current crisis


AV Hill Lecture Theatre | Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Open

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and the subsequent recession, co-operatives have been widely debated as a potential strategy for coping with hard times and have therefore become the focus of political debate.

This seminar, organised by UCL with the support of the Co-operative College, brings together co-operative activists, advocates and academics to explore the question of how the current interest in co-operation can be translated into practice. With approximately a billion members worldwide the co-operative movement is flourishing, but how can it continue to do so, and what role can or should governments play in this process?


Mary Hilson
+44 (0)20 7679 7176 | m.hilson@ucl.ac.uk


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