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5th May 2018
Heide Gerstenberger's updated paper given at the London HM Conference 2017.
28th Apr 2018
In this article Alberto Toscano considers three texts that allow us to explore the place that a recovery and reinterpretation of Lenin's 'Materialism and Empirio-Criticism' played in setting the agenda of European Marxist philosophy after the crisis of ’56.     Introduction: An ‘Eastern’ Materialism?
25th Apr 2018
Moishe Postone (1942-2018) died in Chicago, Monday, March 19, 2018, after a battle with cancer. A member of the Historical Materialism Advisory Board, he delivered one of the plenary talks at the Historical Materialism conference in London last November (2017)
13th Apr 2018
Text by Lea Kuhar presented at the HM London Conference 2017.
27th Feb 2018
HM editorial board members are currently on strike in their pre-1992 UK universities over the private financialisation of pensions.
26th Feb 2018
Susan Dianne Brophy has a PhD in Social and Political Thought (York University - Toronto, Canada) and is currently an Assistant Professor in Legal Studies (St. Jerome's University - Waterloo, Canada). For more info see https://uwaterloo.ca/scholar/s3brophy. An earlier draft of this paper was presented at the HM London 2016 conference.
25th Feb 2018
Ankica Čakardić is an assistant professor and the chair of Social Philosophy and Philosophy of Gender at the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Her research interest include Marxist critique of social contract theory, Political Marxism, Marxist-feminist and Luxemburgian critique of political economy, and history of women’s struggles in Yugoslavia.
5th Feb 2018
Capitalism is a system which by its very nature must expand until it destroys the conditions of its own existence. It is hardly surprising then that Marxists in the Soviet Union argued that in the current environmental crisis lay the ultimate reason for replacing capitalism with socialism.
5th Feb 2018
Presented at Historical Materialism London (2017) by Tiarnán Somhairle Tiarnán is an independent Marxist researcher interested in theories of underdevelopment and Irish historiography. He blogs at https://chemicalelementsof.wordpress.com/.  
1st Dec 2017
Soma Marik (b. 1962) is Associate Professor of History , RKSM Vivekananda Vidyabhavan, West Bengal, and former Visiting Professor, School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur University. She has published extensively on Marxism, the Russian Revolution, Communist Women in India, and Communalism in India.