[Marxism] HISTORICAL MATERIALISM CONFERENCE 2009: ANOTHER WORLD IS NECESSARY: CRISIS, STRUGGLE AND POLITICAL ALTERNATIVES

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ANOTHER WORLD IS NECESSARY: CRISIS, STRUGGLE AND POLITICAL ALTERNATIVES



The sixth annual Historical Materialism conference takes place next weekend, 27th to 29th November at SOAS and Birkbeck, London.



Pre-registration closes November 24. Book here:

<http://mercury.soas.ac.uk/hm/conf2009Reg.htm>



Programme, abstracts and other information here:

<http://mercury.soas.ac.uk/hm/conference2009.htm>



Speakers include:

Shlomo Sand * Julian Stallabrass * Peter Hallward * Fredric Jameson



For more information about Shlomo Sand's new book THE INVENTION OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE: http://inventionofthejewishpeople.com/



Fredric Jameson's new book VALENCES OF THE DIALECTIC is out now: http://www.versobooks.com/books/ghij/ij-titles/jameson_f_valences.shtml



Other speakers include: Gilbert Achcar * Robert Albritton * Kevin Anderson * Jairus Banaji * Wendy Brown * Alex Callinicos * Vivek Chibber * Hester Eisenstein * Ben Fine * Ferruccio Gambino * Lindsey German * John Holloway * Bob Jessop * David McNally * China Mieville * Kim Moody * Peter Osborne * Leo Panitch * Moishe Postone * Sheila Rowbotham * Hillel Ticktin * Kees Van Der Pijl * Hilary Wainright



Panels include: APOCALYPSE MARXISM * ART AGAINST CAPITALISM * CLASS AND POLITICS IN THE 'GLOBAL SOUTH' * COGNITIVE MAPPING, TOTALITY AND THE REALIST TURN * COMMODIFYING HEALTH CARE IN THE UK * CUBAN REVOLUTION AND CUBAN SOCIETY * DERIVATIVES * DIMENSIONS OF THE FOOD CRISIS * ECOLOGICAL CRISIS * EMPIRE AND IMPERIALISM * ENERGY, WASTE AND CAPITALISM * FINANCE, THE HOUSING QUESTION AND URBAN POLITICS * GLOBAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS * GRAMSCI RELOADED * INTERPRETATIONS OF THE CRISIS * LABOUR BEYOND THE FACTORY * LATIN AMERICAN WORKING CLASSES * LINEAGES OF NEOLIBERALISM * MARXISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE * MIGRATION * PHILOSOPHY AND COMMUNISM IN THE EARLY MARX * POSTNEOLIBERALISM * RACE, NATION AND ORIENTALISM * RED PLANETS: MARXISM AND SCIENCE FICTION *  REMEMBERING PETER GOWAN AND CHRIS HARMAN * REVOLUTIONARY THEORY, AUTONOMIST MARXISM AND THE CRITIQUE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY * SLAVERY AND CAPITALISM IN THE US SOUTH * STUDENT MOVEMENTS AND YOUTH REVOLTS * THE CRITIQUE OF RELIGION AND THE CRITIQUE OF CAPITALISM * UTOPIAS, DYSTOPIAS AND SOCIALIST BIOPOLITICS.


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