#LEFTFORUM 2018 panel 'Marx 200 Years Later...'
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Session 1: Saturday, June 2nd: 10:00 - 11:50am
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The purpose of the panel is to systematize Karl Marx's most relevant ideas for the 21st century and to show how classic and modern Marxist methodology can ve used for the analysis and solvation of the major problems of the 21st century. Among them: 1) Capitalism is coming back: desocialization and rebirth of the class conflicts of the capital and labour. Marxist alternative. 2) Marx’s analysis of market and money and modern market of simulacra. 3) Deepening conflicts: 21st century and rebirth of dialectical method. 4) Marx’s theory of disalienation and problems of development of a strategy for social liberation.


A leading theorist in the field of urban studies whom Library Journal called “one of the most influential geographers of the later twentieth century,” David Harvey earned his Ph.D. from Cambridge University and was formerly professor of geography at Johns Hopkins, a Miliband Fellow at the London... Read more
Professor of Political Economy, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Director, Center for Modern Marxist Studies, Faculty of Philosophy; Visiting Professor Cambridge & Peking Universities; Editor-in-chief of “Alternatives” and “Questions of Political Economy”; Editorial Board “World Review of... Read more
Raju J Das is a Professor at York University, Toronto. His most recent book is Marxist Class Theory for a Skeptical World, published by Brill in 2017. He is currently writing a book entitled Marx, Capital, and Contemporary Capitalism: A Global Perspective, to be published by Taylor and Francis,... Read more
David Laibman is Professor (Emeritus), Economics, City University of New York, and Editor of *Science & Society*. His latest book is *Passion and Patience: Society, History, and Revolutionary Potential* (International Publishers, 2015).
David M. Kotz is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Distinguished Professor in the School of Economics at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He is the author of The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism, Harvard University Press, 2015 (... Read more