Saturday, September 18, 2010

ISJ Conference: Imperialism and Austerity

I'll be speaking at this next Saturday:

International Socialism journal presents a one day conference on the twin crises of the liberal world—the economic crisis and the crisis of imperialism.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Chris Bambery (author, 'A Rebel's Guide to Gramsci', ISJ editorial board).

Alex Callinicos (Author, 'Bonfire of Illusions, 'Imperialism and Global Political Economy' and editor of International Socialism).

Joseph Choonara (author, 'Unravelling Capitalism', ISJ editorial board).

Panos Garganas (editor of the Greek newspaper Workers' Solidarity).

Mike Gonzalez (author, 'Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution, 'A Rebel's Guide to Marx', ISJ editorial board).

Jane Hardy (author, 'Poland's New Capitalism', ISJ editorial board).

Marnie Holborow (author, 'The Politics of English').

Boris Kagarlitsky (author, 'The Politics of Empire', 'The Twilight of Globalisation').

Richard Seymour (author, 'The Liberal Defence of Murder', 'The Meaning of David Cameron', ISJ editorial board).

SESSIONS INCLUDE:

The twin crises of the neoliberal world.

Imperialism contained? Russia and Latin America.

Racism, the far right and the crisis.

Finance humbled?

The struggle against austerity in Europe.

Time: Saturday, September 25 · 9:30am - 5:00pm

Location: Charles Wilson Building, Glasgow University, G12 8QQ

9.30am - 5pm

Tickets £10 waged/£5 unwaged.

Contact Gregor on 07738 334724 for more details.

For transport information, call Ben: 07805 590391.