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Marx 200

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Organised by the Marx Memorial Library

Date and Time: Sat 5 May 2018, 09:00 – 17:30 (15:15 - 16:30) BST

Venue: SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, London, WC1H 0XG UK

Concession: £15/10 >> tickets available here 

 

15.15 - 16.30      Sessions

                Marxism and the present as history

                Chair: Vijay Prashad

                Speakers:

                John Foster, Emeritus Professor, Social Sciences, University of the West of Scotland

                Isabel Monal, Editor of Marx Ahora, a Cuban theoretical journal

                Marxism and culture

   

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2018 PEN World Voices Festival: Resist and Reimagine

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'How can writers help bring about a new politics more responsive to the growing movements for living wages, universal healthcare, and racial justice? Mark Nowak of the Worker Writers School and Vijay Prashad of LeftWord Books join Anjali Kamat in conversation about writers working at the intersection of economic inequality, creativity, and power. Featuring poetry from the Worker Writers.'

 

Date and Time: 20 April, 2018 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

 

Venue: SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street, Downstairs New York, NY 10012.

 

Subway: 6 to Bleecker St. B, D, F, or F to Broadway / Lafayette St. N or R to

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Long, Bitter and Beautiful Struggle for Freedom

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CPE - The Center for Political Education( @Center4PE ) Presents

Vijay Prashad: Long, Bitter and Beautiful Struggle for Freedom

'What does it mean to live in a democracy where guns are more important than ending poverty? On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made a powerful argument that the mass movement for racial and economic justice needed to break its silence on the US wars raging abroad. King's words echoed those of other radicals who argued that understanding the relationship between war, imperialism, and exploitation abroad and violence, racism, and impoverishment at home

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The Necessity of Communism - Left Politics in South Asia: Past, Present, Future

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Date and Time: Mon, 26 March 2018 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM EDT

The Necessity of Communism - Keynote Address by Vijay Prashad: 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road, Davis Building Room, 3140 Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6, Canada

Organizer: The Centre for South Asian Civilizations, University of Toronto Mississauga

Admission: free (Please register at the websites)

 

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Reporting from Places of War and Routes of Refugees: from Syria to the Sahel

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Numsa presents a discussion with Vijay Prashad

Reporting from places of War and Routes of Refugees from Syria to the Sahel

Date: Tuesday 6 February 2018

Time: 18:00

Venue: VMCC, 155 Lilian Ngoyi St 155 Lilian Ngoyi St, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2113, South Africa

Contact: +27722368703

 

 

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On the Ruins of the Present: Imperialism Today

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<Dhaka> Tomorrow, January 11, I'll be giving a lecture - On the Ruins of the Present: Imperialism Today - in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Thanks to Shahidul Alam, the crack photographer, for asking me to give the Golam Kasem Lecture 2018 (Golam Kasem, known as Daddy, was a pioneer photographer of Bangladesh - on whom, see Shahidul's essay: http://www.shahidulnews.com/when-the-mind-says-yes.). The photo is by Golam Kasem.
 

 

Programme:

6:00 pm Welcome Address 
Shahidul Alam, Managing Director, Drik

6:10 pm 7th Golam Kasem Daddy Lecture 
Vijay Prashad
‘The Ruins of the Present: Imperialism Today’

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Exploiting Anti-Semitism

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'Come listen to the discussion on Exploiting Anti-Semitism and how the charge of anti-semitism silences criticism of Israeli Policy. The discussion will feature speakers: Vijay Prashad, Professor of International Studies at Trinity College, Joseph Levine, Professor of Philosophy at UMass Amherst, and Sut Jhally, Professor of Communication at UMass Amherst. '

Sponsored by Students for Justice in Palestine, Jewish Voice for Peace, Media Education Foundation, and the Departments of Communication, Philosophy, History, African-American Studies and Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies. 

 

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