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The Next Left: Globalised Social Democracy in the North and South
October 1, 2011
In the fall of 2011, the IGLP hosted Dr. Alfred Gusenbauer, Former Chancellor of Austria for a series of meetings related to his research project “The Next Left: Globalised Social Democracy in the North and South.”
Dr. Gusenbauer’s Project seeks to examine the state of social democracy today, and to evaluate the ways it could become a driving force for change in the 21st century.
The first meeting of the was held on October 9th for a small group of invited participants including Dr. Ricardo Lagos, the former president of Chile. The readings for this meeting will include:
Dr. Gusenbauer served as chancellor from January 2007 to December 2008, has long been active in Austrian government and politics — as a member of Parliament, leader of the Social Democratic Party, chairman of the parliamentary committee for development cooperation, and senior researcher on economic policy, among other posts. He earned a doctorate in political science from the University of Vienna.