“Stewardship of Finance”, lectures resume on September 30 at 4 p.m.
My “Stewardship of Finance” lectures at the VUB resume on September 30.
Lectures will be delivered in English, they are held on Mondays from 4 to 6 p.m. in lecture hall QB (2 Pleinlaan, 1050 Brussels); auditors are free to attend.
Lectures are videotaped and can be viewed on YouTube as well as here on the blog.
1. Why stewardship of finance?, September 30
2. Is rational behaviour necessarily ethical?, October 7
3. Regulation and self-regulation. Adam Smith’s “invisible hand”, October 14
4. Law, Ethics and the business world, October 28
5. The business world and … Read the rest
VUB and ULB, “Stewardship of Finance” chair, Prince Philip and Princess Mathilda of Belgium ask students about their research, Avril 18 2013
Well, call me sentimental, but in a world of confrontation, disarray and dearth of proper answers, the whole occasion was, please forgive me for being so blunt, perfect.… Read the rest
VUB, “Stewardship of Finance” Chair, thirteenth lecture, 21st March 2013
The thirteenth lecture on ethical ways of sharing newly created wealth. The situation in Cyprus served as an illustration.
Calendar of the remaining events associated to the “Stewardship of Finance” Chair at the VUB
For registration, precise location and times, please look here.
On March 7th, my lecture will be devoted to the Enron corporation and its downfall as a counter-example of stewardship of finance.
On March 13, Jacques Attali will be our guest. He is head of Pla-Net Finance and of the study group on a positive economy (of which I have the privilege of being a member). He will answer the question “Peut-on théoriser l’avenir ?”
On the following day, on March 14th, I will be discussing “Financial instruments in an ethical perspective”, with an extensive review of those which are … Read the rest
VUB, “Stewardship of Finance” Chair, tenth lecture, 28th February 2013
The tenth lecture in the course, devoted to risk and insurance: financial risk, systemic risk, the insurance business’ first steps, the methodology: Value at Risk, regulation: Solvency II.
VUB, “Stewardship of Finance” Chair, seventh lecture, 13th December 2012
CHAIR “STEWARDSHIP OF FINANCE” : EMMANUEL TODD on December 5th, MICHEL PRADA on December 19th, at the VUB
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is honored to invite you to attend the last two invited talks of this year.
Wednesday 5th of December – Emmanuel Todd: Les élites européennes: incompétence historique et anthropologique? This talk will be held in French
Emmanuel Todd is a French historian, sociologist and political scientist at the National Institute of Demographic Studies (INED), in Paris.
Entrance is free but please register here for the talk.
Wednesday 19th of December – Michel Prada: Crise financière et régulation: progrès et problèmes. This talk will be held in French
Michel Prada is Chairman of the Board of … Read the rest
THE NEW “STEWARDSHIP OF FINANCE” CHAIR AT THE VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL