Partant de Karl Polanyi, je remonte de fil en aiguille et par cercles concentriques, les réseaux autour de lui et dans lesquels il a été pris et j’ai rencontré trois personnages étranges que sont Dimitrije Mitrinović – puis aux deuxième et troisième degrés de proximité, George Ivanovich Gurdjieff ; voire Piotr Continue Reading
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By comparing of Karl Polanyi’s notebook which is in the archive 07/08, 183-254, and the one that is on 46/13, one realizes they are identical. Identical first of all materially, since we recognize the same type of notebook cover, as well as the same lines on the sheets of paper: Moreover, Continue Reading
In the archives Box 59, Folder 02, 58 [henceforth: 59/02, 58], there is a reference to Hegel at the back of a sheet of paper, maybe a fragment of a letter, without date, in Hungarian, with a writing hard to read. This folder contains letters sent by Karl Polanyi to Continue Reading
Strange is the archive we can find in KPA 15/06, constituted by the syllabus and notes of a set of six lectures called „Deutsches Leben und Schrifttum” [litterally: “ German Life and Literature”]. Actually, those lectures given by Karl Polanyi between January and February 1939 for the “extended courses” of London Continue Reading
“Weekend Notes” is a short movie realized by David Nadjari in 2015. It put images on discussions Karl Polanyi and Abraham Rotstein, his former student at Columbia, had between 1956 and 1959, and the latter recorded in typewritten texts. These “Weekend notes”, as he called them, are available on the Continue Reading
In his Mises, the last Knight of Liberalism , Jörg Guido Hülsmann writes: In the early summer of 1919, [Mises] led negotiations with representatives of the new—and as it turned out, short-lived—Communist government of Hungary, concerning the property rights of Austrian citizens in Hungary. The official leader of the Hungarian delegation Continue Reading
Gareth Dale published the Hungarian Writings in July, 2016, a collection of texts in which 39 Hungarian texts has been translated in English, by Adam Fabry. Nevertheless, in the Karl Polanyi Archives, there remain however 74 texts in Hungarian that have never been translated. For some of them, this fact Continue Reading
If someone wants to help me to type the Felix Schafer’s article, “Some links between the early and later work of Karl Polanyi”, it is possible now possible on the Wiki! Don’t hesitate to join me!
I want to contact the three children of Felix and Adele Schafer. The austrian couple emigrated in New Zealand, in Wellington, in 1939. If you have some information, don’t hesitate to write to me!