Friday, August 10, 2012

“Modern Money and Public Purpose” Seminar Series Announced

Modern Money and Public Purpose is an eight-part, interdisciplinary seminar series to be held at Columbia Law School during the upcoming academic year. According to the organizers, “The series aims to present new perspectives and progressive policy proposals on a range of contemporary issues facing the U.S. and global macroeconomy. Seminars will feature a mix of academics and practitioners on topics ranging from the history of debt and money and the structure of the financial system to economic human rights for the 21st century.”  The schedule, information about speakers, and other details can be found on the seminar website. The series is open to the public, though attendees are encouraged to register in advance. Sessions will be held at Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia Law School.
   The series is presented by a consortium of Columbia student organizations, including the Columbia Workers' Rights Student Coalition (Series Organizer), American Civil Liberties Union, American Constitution Society, Columbia Business Law Association, Columbia Law Democrats, Columbia Law Libertarians, Columbia Pre-Law Society, Columbia Society for International Law, Rightslink, and the Unemployment Action Center. It is also being sponsored by the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy.

Hat tip: Legal History Blog