Almost in the same time with the annual conference of Karl Polanyi Research Center for Global Social Studies in Budapest, on 24th of April was the opening ceremony of the Karl Polanyi Institute for Asia in Seoul, where Kari Polanyi-Levit unveiled the Institute with Mr. Park Won-Soon, the mayor of the city of Seoul (photo).Karl Polanyi Institute Asia (KPIA)
Letter from Kari Polanyi-Levit to the Karl Polanyi Center for Global Social Studies:
On April 23. I was in Seoul, South Korea, for the opening of a Karl Polanyi Institute Asia. It is remarkable that the importance of the work of my father Karl Polanyi was celebrated almost simultaneously in Budapest on April 23 and in Seoul, on April 24, 2015.
Message from Kari Polany-Levitt (Emerita Professor of Economics at McGill University, Montreal) to the Karl Polanyi Center for Global Social Studies.
I send you a photo of the unveiling of the KP Institute Asia. The person who joined me in the official ceremony is the mayor of the city of Seoul, Mr. Park Won-Soon. Please accept my congratulation on your initiative in the establishment of the Karl Polanyi research centre at Corvinus University.