Presentation of the new issue of the almanac "Istoki"
The professor’s club on Pokrovka hosted the presentation of the 9th edition of the almanac under the heading "Economics - the Dismal Science?"
The presentation of the new issue of the almanac "Istoki" took place on October, 24th. The ninth volume of the almanac is called "Economics - the Dismal Science?" and refers readers to the pamphlet by Thomas Carlyle, where the author, discussing the justification of slavery in the American colonies, described political economy as a "dismal Science".
The staff of the Center for History and Methodology of Economic Science - Vladimir Avtonomov, Denis Melnik, Natalia Makasheva and Anton Galeev took part in the preparation and the presentation itself.
The full video of the presentation can be found on the HSE YouTube channel.