Monday, October 20, 2008

Marxism and the Economic Crisis

A one-day conference hosted by International Socialism
Saturday 25 October 2008 12 noon – 6pm Uuniversity College London, Central London

Faced with the unprecedented economic upheavals of recent months, International Socialism has invited some of Britain’s leading Marxist economics to present their views on the crisis.

Sessions on:
· The depth of the crisis
· Finance and the system
· Political implications of the crisis

Speakers will include:Peter Gowan, professor of international relations at London Metropolitan University and author of The Global Gamble, Alex Callinicos, chair of European studies at King’s College London, and author of An Anticapitalist Manifesto and Resources of Critique. Robin Blackburn, professor of sociology at Essex University and author of Age Shock: How Finance is Failing us. Chris Harman, editor of International Socialism and author of Explaining the Crisis

To book a place, email or phone 020 7819 1177. Those attending will be asked for a donation (£10/£5) to cover our costs.

To download a poster, go to our website:

Sounds great, but short notice.

There's a lengthy account of the event by Infinite Thought (October 26th)

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