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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Socialists Are Urgently Looking for the Future: American Marxist Mike Davis Talks to Algerian Journalist Mohsen Abdelmoumen.

Submitted by Vijay Prashad on Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:22
Marx in Diego Rivera's mural

 

 

The Algerian journalist Mohsen Abdelmoumen interviewed Mike Davis recently. This is a fascinating interview that ranges from the question of Marxism today to the politics of Middle East to the necessity of socialism. I highly recommend it. Mike Davis is an American Marxist who has published some very important books: Prisoners of the American Dream (1986), City of Quartz (1990), Late Victorian Holocausts (2001), Planet of Slums (2006) and Buda's Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb (2007). He is an editor of New Left Review. His essay in New Left Review on the US election of Trump is

Latest Works by Vijay Prashad - April 7, 2018

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Vijay Prashad at Bolerium Books, San Francisco, CA
Vijay Prashad at Bolerium Books, San Francisco, CA, April 4, 2018

 


Dossier #3: Syria’s Bloody and Unforgiving War - Tricontinenta
https://www.thetricontinental.org/dossier-3-syrias-bloody-war/

What to Make of the Syrian Conflict? - Newsclick
https://newsclick.in/what-make-syrian-conflict

Columnist Vijay Prashad: Critical of Western reporting from Gaza - Daily Hampshire Gazette
http://www.gazettenet.com/Columnist-Vijay-Prashad-criticizes-Western-reporting-from-Gaza-16600945

Batılı gazeteciler için Gazze’den haber verme rehberi - BirGÜN
https://www.birgun.net/haber-detay/batili-gazeteciler-icin

Latest Works by Vijay Prashad - March 30, 2018

Submitted by admin on Fri, 03/30/2018 - 19:18
Prashad at the site in Sao Paulo of the assassination of Carlos Marighella (1911-1969)
Prashad at the site in São Paulo of the assassination of Carlos Marighella (1911-1969)

 

 

Leftist Caravan in Brazil Threatens Its Ruling Billionaire Class - Alternet
https://www.alternet.org/world/lula-caravan-brazil-populism

Trump and his tariffs - Frontline
http://www.frontline.in/world-affairs/trump-and-his-tariffs/article10105878.ece

Will Europe Put New Sanctions on Iran to Placate the United States? - Newsclick
https://newsclick.in/will-europe-put-new-sanctions-iran-placate-united-states

Working Document 1: In the Ruins of the Present - Tricontinental recommended
https://www

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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