The Cambridge Realist Workshop Reunion Conference – September 2015 –

This Conference marked 25 years of the Cambridge Realist Workshop.
The Conference Themes were: Social Ontology & Economics
The event was held at Newnham College, Cambridge 7 -9 September 2015.

The conference sessions were run on a roundtable discussion basis, with audience participation encouraged. The full programme for the Conference was:

Monday, 7 September 2015

15:45-16:45 Registration and Coffee
(Lucia Windsor room foyer)
16:45-18:30 Introduction & Welcome
Tony Lawson
Session 1: Critical Issue in Social Ontology
Chair: Phil Faulkner
Tony Lawson
18:30-19:30 18:30-19:30 Pre-dinner Drinks Reception
(Barbara White Room )
Recent books on the conference themes will be available at a discounted rate.
(Event Supported by: Routledge Publishing and Cambridge University Press)
19:30 Conference Dinner
(the College Hall)

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

8:45 -9:15 Tea & Coffee
9:15-10:45 Introduction & Welcome
Tony Lawson
Session 2: Ontology and Critiques
Chair: Jochen Runde
Steve Fleetwood, Steve Keen, Andrew Mearman
10:45-11:15 Refreshment Break
11:15- 12:45 Session 3: Ontology and (alternative) Explanatory Endeavour
Chair: Dimitris Milonakis
Jamie Morgan, Bjorn-Ivar Davidsen, Andy Brown
12:45 -14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Session 4 – Ontological Elaborations
Chair: Simon Deakin
Dave Elder-Vass, Clive Lawson, Angela Martinez Dy
15:30 -16:00 Refreshment Break
16:00 -17:30 Session 5 – Ontology, Ethics and Practice
Chair: Pat Northover
Nuno Martins, Lena Gunnarsson
17:30-19:00 Drinks Reception
(Barbara White room)
19:00 Conference Dinner
(the College Hall)

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

8:45 -9:15 Tea & Coffee
9:15-10:45 Session 6 – Ontology and the History of Economic Thinking
Chair: Leonidas Montes
Richard Arena, Paul Lewis, Mario Graca Moura
10:45 -11:15 Refreshment Break
11:15- 12:45 Session 7 – Round up: Going Forward
Chair: Tony Lawson
Stephen Pratten, John Latsis, Diana Garcia Lopez
12:45 -14:00 Lunch (the College Hall)
14:00 Conference Ends

Further details about the conference are available on The Cambridge Social Ontology Group website.

The conference was kindly sponsored by the Cambridge Journal of Economics.