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Capital.150: Marx's Capital Today

Location
London WC1E 7HY, Malet Street, Student Central (formerly ULU)
Category
Conference/Seminar
When
19 (11:00) - 20/09/2017 (16:00)
Contact
Contact: capital150conference@gmail.com
Registration URL
http://bit.ly/2uhukxO
Description

Marx Capitalism

Tuesday 19 September

Crises (11am–1:30pm)

  • Mino Carchedi – The old is dying and the new cannot be born: the exhaustion of the present phase of capitalist development
  • Rolf Hecker – Marx’s critique of capitalism during the 1857 crisis
  • Paul Mattick jr –  Crisis: abstraction and reality
  • Ben Fine, discussant

Imperialism (2:30–5pm)

  • Marcelo Dias Carcanholo, Dependency, super-exploitation of labour and crisis – an interpretation from Marx
  • Tony Norfield, Das Kapital, finance, and imperialism
  • Raquel Varela (& Marcelo Badaró Mattos), Primitive accumulation in Das Kapital

Mapping the terrain of anti-capitalist struggles (6–8pm)

  • David Harvey, Perspectives from the Circulation of Capital
  • Michael Roberts, Perspectives from the Accumulation of Capital

Wednesday 20 September

The future of capital (10am–12:30noon)

  • Alex Callinicos, Continuing Capital in the face of the present 
  • Hannah Holleman, Capital and socio-ecological revolution
  • Fred Moseley, The rate of profit and the future of US capitalism
  • Eduardo Motta Albuquerque, Technological revolutions and changes in the centre-periphery divide

Labour and beyond (1:30-4pm)

  • Tithi Bhattacharya, Social reproduction theory: conceiving capital as social relation
  • Michael Heinrich, Communism in Marx's Capital
  • Lucia Pradella, Marx’s Capital and the power of labour: imperialism, migration, and workers’ struggles
  • Beverly Silver, Marx’s general law of capital accumulation and the making and remaking of the global reserve army of labour

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