Mainstreaming Co-operation: An alternative for the 21st Century? Conference

Tuesday, 3 July 2012 to Thursday, 5 July 2012
Co-operative College
Conference venue at New Century Hall (M60 4ES)
Conference dinner at Rochdale Town Hall
Manchester & Rochdale
United Kingdom

This international conference will explore how co-operatives in every sphere of life can emerge globally as a mainstreaming alternative for the 21st century.

Keynote speakers:
• Pauline Green, President, International Co-operative Alliance.
• Paul Hazen, Executive Director, US Overseas Development Council.
• Professor Ian Macpherson, scholar of Canadian and international co-operation.
• Bruno Roelants and Claudia Sanchez Bajo, authors of Capital and the Debt Trap: Learning from Co-operatives in the Global Crisis.
• Professor John Walton, social historian, speaking on the Rochdale Pioneers.
• Professor Stephen Yeo, social historian of British co-operation and former Board Chair, Co-operative College.

£150 for the full 3 day conference (including conference dinner and transport to and from Rochdale).

£135 Conference without the conference dinner.

£70 one day rate.

A limited number of bursaries (up to half the conference fee) are available for postgraduates.

For full details of the programme and booking details, visit

Contact person: 
Ana Torrado
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