Arturo Escobar launches the Spanish translation of "Take Back the Economy" in Santiago, Chile

Ms Alice Quinn, Arturo Escobar, Juliana Flórez, Kath and Stephen

[Retomemos la economia cover]Juliana Flórez (on far right above) and William Sánchez recently completed the Spanish translation of Gibson-Graham, Cameron and Healy’s 2013 book Take Back the Economy. Retomemos la Economia: Una guia ética para transformer nuestras comunidades was published by Instituto Pensar and Editorial Pontficia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota Colombia.

Kath and Stephen attended a launch of the book in Santiago which was organized as part of the Knowledge/Culture/Ecology Conference sponsored by Western Sydney University’s Institute for Culture and Society and the Universidad Diego Portales in November.

Our long standing friend and colleague Arturo Escobar (front left above) launched the book saying that it was the best example of an economics guide for teaching and activism. The launch was also attended by Ms Alice Quinn the Australia’s Deputy Head of Mission Australian Embassy in Chile (on far left above).