Marx 200

Marx 200

Marx 200

A major international conference celebrating Marx’s work and exploring the significance of Marxism in the world today.

Organised by the Marx Memorial Library on the bicentenary of Marx's birth.

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

Draft Programme:

PLENARIES

 

Marx’s contribution to political economy and its relevance today - why Marx was right

            Chair: Jim Gledhill

  • Ben Fine, Professor of Economics, SOAS, University of London
  • Luo Wendong, Professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
  • Anne-Kathrin Krug, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Berlin

Marx, philosophy and human development – Marxism and the battle of ideas

            Chair: Alex Gordon

  • David McLellan, Visiting Professor of Political Theory, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Isabel Monal, Editor of Marx Ahora, a Cuban theoretical journal
  • A N Other

Into the 21st century: Marxism as a force for change today

            Chair: Mary Davis

  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
  • Sarah Mosoetsa, Professor of Sociology, at the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Johannesburg

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Capitalism and new technology – has Marx been eclipsed?

            Chair: tbc

  • Ursula Huws, Professor of Labour and Globalisation. Hertfordshire School of Business
  • Nick Srnicek, Lecturerer n Digital Economy, King’s College London (tbc)

Populist Nationalism

            Chair: Nisar Ahmed

  • Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
  • Francisco Dominguez, Head of Brazil and Latin American studies, Middlesex University London

Neoliberalism, austerity and Marx

            Chair: John Foster

  • Ben Fine, Professor of Economics, SOAS, University of London
  • Denise Christie, Scottish Secretary, Fire Brigades Union

Class, race and gender: Marxism, exploitation and oppression

            Chair: Will Sullivan

  • Mary Davis, Visiting Professor at Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Sarah Mosoetsa, Associate Professor of Sociology, at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, CEO of the National Institute for Humanities & Social Science

Marxism and culture

            Chair: Bruni de la Motte

  • David Margolies, Emeritus Professor of English at Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Christine Lindey, Art historian and visual arts critic

Marxism and the environment

            Chair: Richard Clarke

  • Ted Benton, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Essex
  • John O’Neill, Hallsworth Chair in Political Economy, University of Manchester

Marxism and the present as history

            Chair: Jonathan White

  • John Foster, Emeritus Professor, Social Sciences, University of the West of Scotland
  • Isabel Monal, Editor of Marx Ahora, a Cuban theoretical journal

The role of the state

            Chair: Marj Mayo

  • Luo Wendong, Professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
  • Faleh Jabar, Chair of the Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies, Beirut (tbc)

 

 

AMT logoIWA logoKS logounison nw logo 002

 

 

Monday, 22 January 2018 09:12

Marx 200 flyer

 
  • Through original documents and photographs, Read More
  • This book offers an insider's Read More
  • Poster celebrating the pilots of Read More
  • Small pin badge perfect for Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4