What’s New – 15 February 2021

15th Feb 2021

– An online symposium hosted by the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung and the International Rosa Luxemburg Society in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of her birth. Join the RLS and IRSS, 4–5 March 2021 for a series of panels, discussions, and keynote lectures on the life and legacy of this incredible woman, for whom “the most revolutionary thing one can do is always to proclaim loudly what is happening”. Website:,

– 2021 Marx and Philosophy Society Annual Conference: Marxism and Nationalism. Papers are invited from graduate and early career scholars for the 2021 annual conference of the Marx & Philosophy Society. The conference will be held online on Saturday June 5th. For those interested, please send an abstract of no more than 300 words to Jan Kandiyali at by March 14th.

– Downloadable: Market Economy, Market Society: Interviews and Essays on the Decline of European Social Democracy,

– The ‘power and capital stream’ of the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC) at Queen Mary, University of London is launching the ‘Law and Marxism Series’, a new forum featuring the work of the many exciting scholars researching and writing within the Marxist tradition from around the world. We begin the new series with a discussion of recently published books within this tradition, in conversation with the authors and other scholars from across the humanities and social sciences. To open our series, we’ll be joined by the author Dr Tarik Kochi to discuss his new book ‘Global Justice and Social Conflict: The Foundations of Liberal Order.’ Offering their thoughts are Dr Christine Schwobel Patel and Kelly Jo Bluen. Register here:

Online workshop “Western Intervention in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings: Political Containment, Neoliberalism, and Imperial Legacies” at the University of Oxford, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies and the Middle East Centre. Registration is open and free:

Day 1 (Tuesday, February 23, 9-10:15 am GMT):

Day 2 (Wednesday, February 24, 4-5:15 pm GMT)

Day 3 (Thursday, February 25, 4-5:15 pm GMT)

– Critical Theory Workshop, Atelier de Théorie Critique, Summer Research Program 2021, EHESS in Paris, France & Simultaneously Online, Applications are due March 31 for the in-person program and by June 15 for the online program, but there is a rolling admissions policy so early applications are welcome. For additional information, including how to apply: