Historical Materialism Presents The Great Transition – Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society

The Great Transition: Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society 17-20th May 2018 at Universitie du Quebec Montreal, Quebec, Canada After years of revolt and mobilization following the economic crisis of 2008, from Occupy Wall Street to Bernie Sanders, from the Maple Spring through Nuit Debout (and without forgetting the tragic backlash aimed at Syriza) … More Historical Materialism Presents The Great Transition – Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society

ISA World Congress of Sociology: Power, Violence and Justice – Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities

Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018 Since the inception of the discipline, sociologists have been concerned with power, violence and justice. Current social, economic and political challenges enhance their relevance. As capitalist globalization expands and deepens, corporate power increases along with global, national and local inequalities. New geo-political power configurations and confrontations are emerging, with violence … More ISA World Congress of Sociology: Power, Violence and Justice – Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities

Call for papers: Violence and Contemporary Capital Accumulation in Latin America

In Drug War Capitalism, author Dawn Paley provides the compelling thesis, harkening back to Marx’s writings on primitive accumulation and David Harvey’s contemporary analysis, that violence enables the expansion of the capitalist system by accumulation through dispossession. This thematic issue focuses on the link between contemporary forms of capital accumulation and violence in Latin America, … More Call for papers: Violence and Contemporary Capital Accumulation in Latin America

Call For Papers: Writing as Resistance in the Age of Demagoguery

Writing has long been regarded as an act of overt and covert resistance depending on the situated and lived contexts in which writers have questioned and challenged those in power and the means, both materially and discursively, by which they rule society. However, in contrast to written texts that openly call for radical societal changes … More Call For Papers: Writing as Resistance in the Age of Demagoguery

Call For Papers: Pluralism and Economics 10 Years After the Crisis (ICAPE)

​​ International Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics (ICAPE) Call for Papers, Panels and Workshops Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA January 4, 2018 Pluralism and Economics 10 Years after the Crisis (and 200 Years after Marx’s Birth) It has now been 10 years since the financial crisis, but there have been very few changes in … More Call For Papers: Pluralism and Economics 10 Years After the Crisis (ICAPE)