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Lectures in Marxism

lectures in marxism

RETURNS  OF MARXISM
for understanding and
attempting to change the world

 

In recent years we have seen a renewed interest in Marxism worldwide. New generation is discovering the fertility of the many traditions of Marxism for understanding and attempting to change the world. This seminar series aims to bring together scholars, writers and activists from different fields in order to discuss the relevance of Marxist ideas for contemporary debates. One seminar will be held regularly each month, with occasional lectures by visitors at other times. Returns of Marxism is presented by the International Institute of Research and Education. In order to receive regular updates and newsletters, please register by sending an e-mail to lectures@iire.org

 

  NEXT LECTURE:

Tuesday,10th, June, 7.30 p.m.

Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

US imperialism and Marxist perspectives on geopolitics

CALENDAR OF THE SEMINAR SERIES

RETURNS OF MARXISM

for understanding and attempting to change the world

 

October

 

Tuesday,2nd October 7.30 p.m.

Roland Boer,Monash University, Australia

ADifficult Love Affair? On the Relation Between Marxism and Theology

 

Tuesday,9th October 7.30 p.m.

PeterThomas,University of Amsterdam

The Marxist theory of the State today

 

 

November

 

Tuesday,6th November, 7.30 p.m.

Marcelvan der Linden, University of Amsterdam and International Institute of Social History (IISH)

Whatis the working class?

 

 

December

 

Tuesday,11th December, 7.30 p.m.

Bertel Nygaard, Aarhus Universitet, Copenhagen

TheBourgeois Revolution and Beyond: Rethinking State, Revolution and Class inWorld History

 

 

January

 

Tuesday,15th January, 7.30 p.m.

Guglielmo Carchedi,University of Amsterdam

Dialectics, social phenomena and non-equilibrium

 

Tuesday22nd January, 7.30 p.m.

Guglielmo Carchedi,University of Amsterdam

Dialectics, formal logic and mathematics

 

 

February

 

Tuesday5th February, 7.30 p.m.

Görkem Akgöz,International Institute of Social History (IISH)

Historiography as a Political Enterprise: Rethinking Histories of Labor

 

Tuesday,19th February, 7.30 p.m.

Michael Krätke,University of Amsterdam

World politics and World economy in Marx's thought

 

 

March

 

Tuesday,11th March, 7.30 p.m.

Matthieu Leimgruber, International Institute of Social History (IISH)

Whois afraid of grey capital? Pension funds and late capitalism

 

Friday,28th March, 5.30 p.m.

Sara Farris, International Institute of Social History (IISH)

Eva Ferraren,International Institute for Research and Education (IIRE)

Nation State, Integration and Immigration in Europe.

  

 

April

 

Sunday,13th April, 7.30 p.m.

Peter Drucker, Former programme director of the IIRE and editor of the anthology "Different Rainbows" on LGBT sexualities and struggles in the underdeveloped world"

Socialist Questions about Queer Activism

 

Tuesday,22nd April, 7.30 p.m.

Joost Kircz,International Institute for Research and Education (IIRE)

Science and Scientific Socialism, what does it mean? Towards a materialist epistemology?

 

 

May

 

Thursday,8th May, 7.30 p.m.

Geert Reuten,Senator in the Dutch Parliament and University of Amsterdam

Fundamental elements of Marx’s political economy of capitalism: value-form theory and commodity fetishism

 

 

June

 

Tuesday,10th, June, 7.30 p.m.

Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

US imperialism and Marxist perspectives on geopolitics

 

 

Inorder to receive regular updates and

newsletters,please register by sending an

emailto lectures@iire.org

 

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