Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Lukács

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Marxism and the Economic Crisis

A one-day conference hosted by International Socialism
Saturday 25 October 2008
12 noon – 6pm
UCL, 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 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 isj@swp.org.uk or phone 020 7819 1177. Those attending will be asked for a donation (£10/£5) to cover our costs.

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At 1:24 pm, Blogger Derek Wall said...


are my very introductory thoughts, criticism and comment welcome.


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