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Seminar Series - Returns of Marxism 2008/09

  Next lecture:

Tuesday, June 9th, 7.30 p.m.

Contradictions and Limits of Neoliberal European Governance – Laura Horn, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

After a successful inaugural seminar series in 2007/2008, Returns of Marxism will continue beginning in October 2008. Topics in this year’s lecture series include: contemporary Latin American politics, the politics of gentrification, reading Capital, radical feminism, Marxism and philosophy and more. 

In recent years we have seen a renewed interest in Marxism worldwide. A new generation is discovering the fertility of the many traditions of Marxism for understanding and attempting to change the world. This seminar series aims to bring together scholars, writers and activists from different fields in order to discuss the relevance of Marxist ideas for contemporary debates. 

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 Returns of Marxism 2008-2009

 

October

 

The Left in Latin America – Lecture Series held by Jeff Webber, University of Toronto

Tuesday 7th, 7.30 pm: Competing Theories of the New Latin American Left

Tuesday 14th, 7.30 pm: Left-Indigenous Liberation Struggles in Bolivia

Tuesday 21st, 7.30 pm: Argentina: From Rebellion to the Return of Normal Capitalism, 2000-2008

Tuesday 28th, 7.30 pm: Chávez and the Contradictions and Possibilities of Twenty-First Socialism in Venezuela, 1998-2008

 

Thursday, October 30th, 7.30 p.m.

Toward a Marxist Analysis of the Urban – Martin Cobian, University of Amsterdam

 

November

 

Wednesday, November 5th, 7.30 p.m.

Storming Heaven: Autonomist Marxism, Workerism and the left today - Panel with:

 

Steve Wright, Monash University Australia (author of 'Storming Heaven. Class composition and struggle in Italian Autonomist Marxism')

Katja Diefenbach, Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht

Guglielmo Carchedi, University of Amsterdam

Peter Thomas, Historical Materialism and University of Amsterdam

 

Tuesday, November 25th, 7.30 p.m.

Book presentation: Workers of the World: Essays toward a Global Labor History – by Marcel van der Linden

 

Marcel van der Linden, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam

Jurriaan Bendien, Archivist and Translator

 

December,

 

Tuesday, December 9th, 7.30 p.m.

Workers of the world, who washes your socks? Feminist critiques of Marxism in the late 1970s – Chiara Bonfiglioli, University of Utrecht

 

 

Thursday, December 18th , 6.30 p.m.

Exploring Marx’s Capital: “The commodity and the form of value” – Peter Thomas, Historical Materialism and University of Amsterdam

 

January

 

Friday, January 9th, 7.30 p.m.

The Cuban process: 1959-2009 – Antonio Carmona Baez, Executive Co-Director IIRE

 

Tuesday, January 27th, 7.30 p.m.

Does Marx have a principle of distributive justice? – Wei Xiaoping, Philosophy Institute of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

 

February

Tuesday, February 3rd, 7.30 p.m.

Is Marx a Fichtean? – Tom Rockmore, Philosophy Institute of Duquesne University of USA

 

Thursday, February 12th, 7.30 p.m.

Exploring Marx’s Capital: “The fetishism of commodities” – Geert Reuten, University of Amsterdam

 

Friday, February 27th, 6.30 p.m.

Exploring Marx’s Capital: “Money, the general formula of Capital and labour process” – Riccardo Bellofiore, University of Bergamo

 

March

Tuesday, March 10th , 7.30 p.m.

The national question in post Cold War Europe - Murray Smith, Former Co-Director IIRE

 

 

Thursday, March 26th, 6.30 p.m.

Exploring Marx’s Capital: “Constant and variable Capital and surplus value” – Guglielmo Carchedi, University of Amsterdam

 

April

Tuesday, April 14th, 7.30 p.m.

Althusser and Marxist political analysis (the case of Yugoslavia) – Gal Kirm, Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht

 

 

Friday, April 24th, 6.30 p.m.

Exploring Marx’s Capital: “Relative surplus value, machinery and large-scale Industry” – Michael Kraetke, University of Amsterdam

 

May

 

Tuesday, May 5th, 7.30 p.m.

Immigration in Europe Today: Apartheid or Civil Cohabitation? – Darko Suvin, Professor Emeritus, McGill University

 

 

Friday, May 22nd, 6.30 p.m.

Exploring Marx’s Capital: “Absolute and relative surplus value and the accumulation of Capital” – Michael Heinrich, PROKLA – Zeitschrift für kritische Sozialwissenschaft, Berlin

 

June

 

Tuesday, June 9th, 7.30 p.m.

Contradictions and Limits of Neoliberal European Governance – Laura Horn, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

 

 

Friday, June 19th, 6.30 p.m.

Exploring Marx’s Capital::“Primitive accumulation” – Frieder Otto Wolf, Freie Universitaet Berlin.

 

 

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17-09-2008
To date
17-09-2008
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