In the second session we take a look how debt crises arose in Sparta and try to apply David Graeber’s framework from Debt – The first 5000 years (mainly chapter 5 and chapter 9 – if anybody wants to check their notes).
Suggested reading is the summery doc:
Suggested further reading are chapters two and three.
The goal is to have a lively discussion – bring your favorite passage!
Even further reading materials and more are available in the “The Origins of Modern Debt Politics ing Greece & Rome” room. The link is on the right or otherwise closeby depending on the size of your screen.