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A SHORT GUIDE TO KEYNES AND GERMAN TRANSLATIONS OF HIS WORKS, ESPECIALLY THE GENERAL THEORY


NIELS GEIGER
UNIVERSITÄT HOHENHEIM
STUTTGART, GERMANY
niels.geiger@uni-hohenheim.de


ABSTRACT

This guide aims at providing an introduction to the general context within which the translation of Keynes’s works into German, especially the most interesting case of the General Theory is to be seen. The guide thus relates to the related research paper by Harald Hagemann. The guide provides short overviews on Keynes’s biography, his works (including a short overview of German translations), and his legacy. Some exercises and a short test conclude the guide.

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15 September 2013 The EET International Conference

The international conference entitled Translations of Economic Texts into and from European Languages, organized in the framework of the EE-T project, was held at the University of Pisa (Italy) on 11 to 13 September. The aim of the conference was to present the results of researches carried out throughout Europe on the international circulation of economic ideas through translations and adaptations of economic texts. The three days event was attended by around 100 participants representing: lecturers, researchers, students in the field of history of economic thought. More information is available in the Events section