The third sector economy: Papers & Schedule

Chair: Catherine Alexander

09:30-10:00 Coffee

10:00 – 12:00 Panel 1: Locating the Third Sector Economy?

David Lewis (LSE Social Policy)

Elusive spaces and organisational forms: a partial recovery of the history of the ‘third sector idea’

Graham Haughton (Geography, University of Hull)

Discovering how (not) to evaluate community economic development

Discussion led by Catherine Alexander (Goldsmiths, London)

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:30 Panel 2: From trade unions to community unions

Tom Wilson/ Carl Roper (TUC)

Community Unionism in the TUC

Massimiliano Mollona (Goldsmiths, Anthropology)

The return of the moral economy in trade union studies. A critique from anthropology

Discussion led by Jane Wills (Geography, QMW)

15:30-16:00 Tea

16:00-18:00 Panel 3: Ethnographies of the Social Economy

Tom Hall (Cardiff University, Sociology)

Contesting economies: an ethnography of Cardiff City centre (provisional title)

Nicola Frost (City University London, Cultural Policy and Management)

Grant culture and the business of community: Indonesian organisations in Sydney

Discussion led by Ben Campbell (Anthropology Department, Durham University)