Who’s afraid of neoliberalism?

Tuesday September 24th 2019 | 20:00 – 21:30 | Studium Generale UU|Domplein 29, 3512 JE Utrecht |

Privatisation, financialisation and the dismantling of the welfare state: the rise of neoliberalism in the 90s left some big losers in its wake. According to sociologist Dr Stephanie L. Mudge (UC Davis) leftist political parties are to blame. While embracing the principles of the free market, they turned their backs on traditional lower-income supporters. How did this transformation happen? Can the Left reinvent itself once again?

This is the second lecture in the series ‘Na de val van de Muur’, in which national and international academics think about the question: what has become of the high expectations after the Cold War? More info: https://www.sg.uu.nl/series/na-de-val-van-de-muur

This lecture is organised in collaboration with Studium Generale UU. No registration is needed, everyone is welcome and entrance is free. This lecture will also be recorded, you’ll be able to watch it live or later at home.