Does the idea of imperialism help us to understand contemporary conflicts?
|Starts:||17:00 19 Mar 2014|
|Ends:||19:00 19 Mar 2014|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||Current University students, General public, University staff|
The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) is pleased to present this event, organised under the Peace and Conflict North network, at which Professor Alex Callinicos (King's College London) will deliver the seminar paper: ‘Does the idea of imperialism help us to understand contemporary conflicts?’
Professor Callinicos is a political theorist and activist; he holds a chair of European Studies at the King's College London. He has published more than thirty monographs on Marx, contemporary political philosophy and critical theory, historiography, international political economy. Among his latest books are: Bonfire of Illusions: The Twin Crises of the Liberal World (2010) Cambridge: Polity; Imperialism and Global Political Economy (2009) Cambridge: Polity; The Resources of Critique (2006) Cambridge: Polity; Making History: Agency, Structure, and Change in Social Theory (2004) 2nd ed. Leiden: Brill; Against the Third Way; An Anti-Capitalist Critique (2001) Cambridge: Polity. Likewise, he is editor of "International Socialism", the Socialist Workers Party's theoretical journal.
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