Co-operative Enterprises in the Face of Crisis: A Comparison Between Current and Past Strategies

19th Jul 2013  -

The second talk for 2013 in the CRG seminar series will be held on Friday 19 July from 1pm to 2pm in Room 214/215 in the Economics and Business Building, The University of Sydney.

The topic will be '"Co-operative Enterprises in the Face of Crisis: A Comparison Between Current and Past Strategies" by Patrizia Battilani. Patrizia is a Visiting Scholar at the Co-operative Research Group and is a Professor of Economic History at the University of Bologna. She sits on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Tourism History. She has published several books and essays mainly concerning the economic history of Italy, the history of tourism and the co-operative movement.

Patrizia's two most recent publications:

P. Battilani, H. Schroeter. (2012). The Cooperative Business Movement, 1950 to the Present (pp. 278) ISBN: 978-1-107-02. CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge Univerity Press

P. Battilani & V. Zamagni, 2011, The Managerial Transformation of Italian Co-operative Enterprises 1946-2010, Business History, 6, 2012.

Patrizia will also be a speaker at Australian-Italian Comparative Co-operative symposium on 25 and 26 July.

A light lunch will be provided.

For catering purposes, please contact Anna White at wos.admin@sydney.edu.au by noon on Wednesday 17 July