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We are pleased to note that more and more works of Ernest Mandel are available on the web. In English, for example, International Viewpoint offers access to a number of his writings. The Belgian site www.ernestmandel.org provides access to a number of Mandel's works in Dutch, French and English.
Two of Ernest Mandel's books are also available from the IIRE as Notebooks for Study and Research:
Since 1993 four Economists' Seminars have been held at the IIRE. Beginning in 1997, the Economists' Seminars have taken place under the auspices of the Ernest Mandel Study Centre. The seminar generally brings together about 20 professional economists from various European countries, North America, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Themes discussed have included globalization, social clauses, and the transition to the market in Eastern Europe. Each year the seminars have resulted in a substantial body of published work in various forums. Thanks to the participation of Nicaraguan and Brazilian economists in our 1992 and 1993 Economists' Seminars, the discussions there on alternative models of economic development for small countries such as Nicaragua and El Salvador were drawn on in several different countries.
The Ernest Mandel Study Centre is also dedicated to the preservation, study and discussion of the classical Marxist tradition that Mandel steadfastly defended, for example by (helping) organize conferences on relevant themes.
The papers presented at the 1996 Ernest Mandel Memorial Seminar are available in English as The Legacy of Ernest Mandel, a strikingly handsome and sturdy hardcover published by Verso Press. A review of the book in French by Francis Sitel concluded that it 'will constitute a reference point for any future understanding of Mandel's indispensable work'. Covering not only Mandel's pioneering explorations of the economics of late capitalism but also his work on bureaucracy, the transition to socialism and Auschwitz, it was edited by IIRE Fellow Gilbert Achcar and with contributions by Robin Blackburn, Michael Löwy, Michel Husson, Charles Post, Catherine Samary and Norman Geras among others. It also includes several of Mandel's articles never before available in English.
The IIRE is making this book available to our friends for special low prices.
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