[OPE-L] Fwd: Please Circulate Widely: Historical Materialism Conference 2005

From: michael a. lebowitz (mlebowit@SFU.CA)
Date: Tue Sep 27 2005 - 04:07:26 EDT

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>Historical Materialism Annual Conference 2005, 4-6
>Birkbeck College and School of Oriental and African
>Studies, London, WC1
>The Editorial Board of Historical Materialism:
>Research in Critical Marxist Theory, in collaboration
>with the Isaac and Tamara Deutscher Memorial Prize
>Committee and the Editorial Board of the Socialist
>Register, is pleased to announce its annual
>conference, ‘Towards a Cosmopolitan Marxism’, 4-6
>November 2005.
>Since its inception, Historical Materialism has been
>firmly committed to the project of creating a space of
>dialogue and debate which extends across disciplinary,
>linguistic and cultural borders, and promotes the
>circulation, cross-fertilisation and expansion of
>critical Marxist thought. For the 2005 conference we
>have invited a wide range of leading figures in
>European Marxist thought to discuss the terrain of a
>future ‘cosmopolitan Marxism’. This will be an
>exciting weekend of comradely exchange, which the
>Editorial Board of Historical Materialism hopes will
>grow into an important annual international event.
>The conference will be organised with three plenary
>sessions (Deutscher Memorial Prize Lecture, Socialist
>Register and Historical Materialism plenary sessions)
>and workshops dedicated to specific themes. Workshop
>themes include: the philosophy of Nietzsche, the
>critique of Liberalism, Gramsci, Althusser, the young
>Marx, European integration, the break-up of
>Yugoslavia, the interpretation of Capital, Marxism and
>intellectuals, Marxism and philosophy, ‘mutations’ in
>the mode of production, visions of socialism, Deleuze
>and Marx, imperialism, Venezuela, the
>Historical-Critical Dictionary of Marxism, thinking
>the political, and combined and uneven development.
>The Deutscher Memorial Prize Lecture, ‘The Politics of
>Assumption, the Assumption of Politics’, will be
>delivered by Michael Lebowitz on Friday evening, 4
>The Socialist Register Plenary Sessions, ‘Telling the
>Truth about Class’ and ‘The State of the Third Way’,
>will be held on Saturday evening, 5 November.
>The Historical Materialism Plenary Session, ‘War and
>Capitalism’, will conclude the conference on Sunday
>afternoon, 6 November.
>The language of the conference will be English with
>simultaneous translation provided for a limited number
>of sessions, where necessary.
>Attendance is free. However, please register in
>advance by email to help us to guarantee sufficient
>seating: <historicalmaterialism@soas.ac.uk>
>List of Participants (in alphabestical order)
>Chris Arthur (London, author of The New Dialectic and
>Marx’s Capital)
>Giorgio Baratta (University of Urbino, author of Le
>rose e i quaderni. Il pensiero dialogico di Antonio
>Thomas Barfuss (Freie Universität Berlin, author of
>Komformitaet und Bizarres Bewusstsein)
>David Bates (Christ Church University College,
>Canterbury, co-editor of Marxism, Intellectuals and
>Riccardo Bellofiore (University of Bergamo, editor of
>Global Money, Capital Restructuring and the Changing
>Patterns of Labour)
>Tobias ten Brink (Fachhochschule Frankfurt/M, author
>of VordenkerInnen der globalisierungskritischen
>Bewegung: Pierre Bourdieu, Susan George, Antonio
>Alex Callinicos (King’s College London, author of
>Making History: Agency, Structure, and Change in
>Social Theory)
>Mario Candeias (University of Jena, author of
>Neoliberalismus, Hochtechnologie, Hegemonie)
>Paresh Chattopadhyay (Université du Quebec à Montreal,
>author of The Marxian Concept of Capital and the
>Soviet Experience)
>Simon Clarke (University of Warwick, author of Marx,
>Marginalism and Modern Sociology)
>Neil Davidson (Open University, author of Discovering
>the Scottish Revolution 1692-1746)
>Alex Demirovic (Universities of Wuppertal, Frankfurt
>am Main and Bern, author of Modelle kritischer
>Gregory Elliott (Paris, author of Althusser: The
>Detour of Theory)
>Roberto Finelli (University of Bari, author of Un
>parricidio mancato)
>Roberto Fineschi (Università degli Studi di Siena,
>editor of Karl Marx: Rivisitazioni e prospettive)
>Alan Freeman (University of Greenwich, co-editor of
>The New Value Controversy)
>Fabio Frosini (University of Urbino, author of Gramsci
>e la filosofia)
>Peter Gowan (London Metropolitan University, author of
>The Global Gamble)
>Marta Harnecker (director of the Centro de
>Investigaciones Memoria Popular Latinoamericana
>[MEPLA] in Havana, Cuba, author of Making the
>Impossible Possible: The Left at the Threshold of the
>XXIst Century)
>Wolfgang Fritz Haug (Freie Universität Berlin, author
>of High-Tech-Kapitalismus. Analysen zu
>Produktionsweise, Arbeit, Sexualität, Krieg und
>Hegemonie, editor of Das historisch-kritische
>Wörterbuch des Marxismus)
>Bob Jessop (University of Lancaster, author of The
>Future of the Capitalist State)
>Juha Koivisto (University of Helsinki, author of
>Unruly Subjects)
>Michael R. Krätke (University of Amsterdam, author of
>Geschichte der Weltwirtschaft)
>Michael Kustow (theatre producer and writer, author of
>Rocco Lacorte (University of Chicago, co-editor of a
>forthcoming anthology on Gramsci, Language and
>Miko Lahtinen (University of Tampere, author of
>Niccolò Machiavelli ja aleatorinen materialismi. Louis
>Althusser ja Machiavellin konjunktuurit / Niccolo
>Machiavelli and aleatory materialism. Louis Althusser
>and Machiavelli's conjunctures)
>Michael Lebowitz (Professor Emeritus of Economics at
>Simon Fraser University, author of Beyond Capital)
>Colin Leys (Queen's University, Canada, author of
>Market-Driven Politics, co-editor, the Socialist
>Domenico Losurdo (University of Urbino, author of
>Hegel and the Freedom of the Moderns)
>Giacomo Marramao (Università di Roma III, author of
>Passaggio a occidente. Filosofia e globalizzazione)
>David Miller (Strathclyde University, editor of Tell
>Me Lies: Propaganda and Media Distortion in the Attack
>on Iraq)
>Rastko Mocnik (University of Ljubljana, author of How
>Much Fascism? Essays on post-communist politics)
>Vittorio Morfino (University of Milano-Bicocca, author
>of Il tempo e l’occasione. L’incontro Spinoza
>Oliver Nachtway (University of Göttingen, author of
>Weltmarkt und Imperialismus. Zur Entstehungsgeschichte
>der klassischen marxistischen Imperialismustheorie)
>Peter Osborne (Middlesex University, author of The
>Politics of Time)
>Ozren Pupovac (Open University, editor of the journal
>Joost Ploeger (University of Amsterdam, author of
>Killing Two Birds With One Euro: A Marxist Analysis of
>the Attack on Labor and the Dollar)
>Jason Read (University of Southern Maine, author of
>The Micro-politics of Capital: Marx and the Prehistory
>of the Present)
>Jan Rehmann (Freie Universität Berlin, author of
>Postmoderner Links-Nietzscheanismus: Deleuze und
>Foucault, eine Dekonstruktion)
>Geert Reuten (University of Amsterdam, co-author of
>Value-Form and the State)
>Alfredo Saad-Filho (SOAS, editor of Anti-Capitalism: A
>Marxist Introduction)
>G. M. Tamás (Central European University, author of On
>Martin Thomas (London, author of Three Traditions:
>Marxism and the USSR)
>Massimiliano Tomba (University of Padova, author of
>Krise und Kritik bei Bruno Bauer. Kategorien des
>Politischen im nachhegelschen Denken)
>Nick Thoburn (University of Manchester, author of
>Deleuze, Marx and Politics)
>Elisa Van Waeyenberge (SOAS, co-author of Correcting
>Stiglitz: From Information to Power in the World of
>Carlo Vercellone (University of Paris I, editor of La
>fin du capitalisme industriel?)
>Nicolas Vieillescazes (Paris, author of essay on Fredric
>Jameson, A Singular Modernity. Essay on the Ontology
>of the Present)
>Frieder Otto Wolf (Freie Universität Berlin, author of
>Radikale Philosophie).

Michael A. Lebowitz
Professor Emeritus
Economics Department
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C., Canada V5A 1S6
Office Fax:   (604) 291-5944
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