Economics of Good and Evil / Tomas Sedlacek / MA 27 septembrie / Bucuresti

10h00 / discutie panel / Biblioteca Centrala Universitara (intrarea libera)
12h00 / prezentare de carte / Biblioteca Centrala Universitara (intrarea libera)
19h00 / piesa de teatru / premiera internationala / Teatrul Odeon, Sala Majestic (biletele in valoare de 26,50 lei se gasesc la Teatrul Odeon, locurile sunt limitate, spectacol in limba engleza)

* dupa premiera publicul este invitat la un pahar de vin


TOMAS SEDLACEK a zguduit studiul economiei cum putini au facut-o. Criza financiara globala a facut ca relevanta economicului sa fie pusa sub semnul intrebarii. Noi perspective sunt explorate de Tomas Sedlacek in Economics of Good and Evil.

Autorul, numit de Yale Economic Review una dintre cele “5 minti luminate ale economiei” argumenteza ca mersul economiei nu e guvernat de matematica sau forumule, ci de instinctual uman. Punctul lui de vedere, aproape eretic, reduce economicul la bine si rau. Cartea, publicata de Oxford University Press cu o prefata de Vaclav Havel, a fost vanduta in peste 50 000 de exemplare.
In Economics of Good and Evil Sedlacek propune o schimbare radicala a modului de a gandi economicul, punand sub semnul intrebarii perspectiva traditionala. Privita anterior ca o stiinta, un domeniu a-valoric deci, economia e vazuta de catre Sedlacek drept un fenomen cultural, un produs al civilizatiei. Autorul trece dincolo de limitele traditionale ale domeniului, explorand miturile, religia, filosofia, literatura si filmul, incepand cu Noul Testament si Epopeea lui Ghilghames pana la Matrix si consumerismul din Fight Club. Intr-un stil provocator si postmodern, investigheaza un suflet al economicului, punand intrebari ce tin de metaeconomie.

DISCUTIE PANEL + PREZENTARE DE CARTE
Peste tot pune intrebari meta-economice: Care este sensul si scopul economiei? Putem sa facem in mod etic, tot ceea ce facem in mod tehnic? Si mai practic, in mediul actual de afaceri, mai merita acum sa fii bun?

Raspunsul lui Tomas Sedlacek la ultima intrebare este afirmativ – dar ceilalti doi parteneri la discutia panel, oameni de afaceri cu experienta practica in Romania, vor fi ei de acord? Veniti si aflati ce cred despre asta Sebastian Ghita, un tanar şi dinamic antreprenor roman si Raymond A. Breden, presedinte al Camerei de Comert Anglo-Romane.

Intrebarile si comentariile dumneavoastra din timpul acestei intalniri interactive cu trei experti, moderata de catre Luminita Oprea, vor fi mai mult decat binevenite.
Dupa discutie, la ora 12h00, va avea loc prezentarea cartii.

Participarea la discutii este gratuita, va rugam sa confirmati prezenta la adresa de mail: bucharest@embassy.mzv.cz. Inregistrarea incepe la orele 9h30, fiind urmata de cafeaua de dimineata. In timpul prezentarii cartii se vor servi racoritoare.

Discutia va fi in limba engleza cu traducerea simultana in limba romana.

PIESA DE TEATRU
Piesa de teatru dupa noua si provocatoarea carte a lui Tomas Sedlacek.

Economics of Good and Evil a fost de asemenea adaptata pentru scena, devenind astfel o experienta multisenzoriala. Spectacolul s-a jucat de mai bine de 70 de ori in diferite teatre din Cehia si Slovacia, de fiecare data in regim de casa inchisa pe scena Teatrului National din Praga. Un turneu international in limba engleza, cu prezenta pe scena a lui Tomas Sedlacek, a fost lansat in 2011 si se va juca si pe scena teatrului Odeon pe 27 septembrie cand va avea loc chiar premiera internationala. Dupa premiera, publicul este invitat la un pahar de vin.

Organizatori: Ambasada Republicii Cehe la Bucuresti si Centrul Ceh Bucuresti / parteneri: Skoda, BNP Paribas, Eurowag, Fundatia Konrad Adenauer – Rule of Law Programme South East Europe / parteneri media: Ziarul Financiar.

ENGLISH VERSION


10h00 / panel discussion / Central University Library of Bucharest (admision free)
12h00 / book presentation / Central University Library of Bucharest (admision free)
19h00 / theatre play / Odeon Theatre (theatre tickets on sale at Odeon Theatre / limited capacity – just 100 places / international premiere / buy now!)

*the show will be followed by a glass of wine

Tomas Sedlacek has shaken the study of economics as few ever have. As the virtues of economics have come under attack in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, new perspectives have been explored. Tomas Sedlacek, named as one of the “5 Hot Minds in Economics” by the Yale Economic Review in 2006, quickly captured the stage with the  book Economics of Good and Evil, publised by Oxford University Press, with a forward by Vaclav Havel. Sold in over 50.000 copies, his provocative writing has achieved bestseller status by arguing a simple, almost heretical proposition: economics is ultimately about good and evil.

Sedlacek’s potential to spread  his provocative view on economics has been enhanced as his book was turned into a theatre play, inviting the audience to take part in a multi-sense experience. After five sold-out shows in the Czech National Theatre, the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs set up for the play, in English, to tour internationally.

In Economics of Good and Evil, Sedlacek radically rethinks his field, challenging our assumptions about the world. Economics is touted as a science, a value-free mathematical inquiry, but Sedlacek sees it as a cultural phenomenon, a product of our civilization. To grasp the beliefs underlying economics, he breaks out of the field’s confines and explores myths, religion, theology, philosophy, psychology, literature, and film, ranging from the epic of Gilgamesh and the Old Testament to Matrix and the consumerism of Fight Club. In his thrilling, postmodern style, he asks searching “meta-economic” questions about the very soul of economics.

Economics of Good and Evil
Theater show based on new provocative book by Tomas Sedlacek

The Economics of Good and Evil has also been adapted as a theater piece, which turns this  unique book into a multi-sense experience. The show has had over 70 repeats in various theaters of Czech and Slovak Republic and sold out The National Theater in Prague. An international tour, featuring Tomas Sedlacek on stage, has been launched in 2011 in English and will be staged by Odeon Theatre on September 27 in Bucharest.

 

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