November 08, 2012 - November 11, 2012

School of Oriental and African Studies [SOAS]

The Ninth Annual Historical Materialism Conference 'Weighs Like a Nightmare' [on the living]

"The tradition of all dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brains of the living." - Marx
Marx demanded the ‘merciless criticism of everything that exists’: for Historical Materialism, that includes Marxism itself.

Plenaries include: 

Historical Materialism Plenary: 'Gender, Work and Reproduction in Crisis' with Silvia Federici, Kathi Weeks and David McNally 

Isaac and Tamara Deutscher Prize Lecture: 'Seasons of Self-Delusion: Opium, Capitalism, and the Financial Market' by Jairus Banaji

Socialist Register Launch: 'The Question of Strategy' with Leo Panitch, Sam Gindin, Alex Callinicos, Susan Spronk, and Greg Albo

Visit Historical Materialism to view the program in full.

1.30pm – 6.30pm

School of Oriental and African Studies [SOAS]

Thornhaugh St
London, WC1H 0XG United Kingdom

020 7637 2388