Events

Walter Rodney’s "Russian Revolution"

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Walter Rodney’s "Russian Revolution" with Robin D.G. Kelley, Vijay Prasad, and Jesse Benjamin

 

May 24, 2018

7.00pm - 9.00pm

 

Verso Books

20 Jay Street, Suite 1010
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

+1 718-246-8160

 

Renowned Pan-African and Socialist Theorist on the Bolshevik Revolution and its Post-Colonial Legacy

In his short life, Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the foremost thinkers and activists of the anti-colonial revolution, leading movements in North America, Africa, and the Caribbean, Wherever he was, Rodney was a lighting rod for working-class

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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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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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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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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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