Cultural Revolution

Cultural Revolution in Asia and Beyond

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OCTOBER 28, 2016 FRIDAY

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 

Rubenstein Library, Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room (Room 153), Duke University

Plenary Session: The Cultural Revolution in South Asia and Beyond

Moderator: Prasenjit Duara, Duke University

 

VIJAY PRASHAD

Communism and the Lost Time of the Gun

Fifty years ago, in Havana Cuba, the guerrilla leaders of the wars of national independence gathered to inaugurate the Tricontinental. It was at that conference that the PAIGC1s Amilcar Cabral argued that armed struggle was the only way to confront imperialism. From Vietnam at one end to Cuba at an