What’s New – 15th April 2021

15th Apr 2021

– Book talk on Capitalism and the Sea, Thursday, April 15, 5:00 pm BST: Contemporary Labour Issues in the Global Maritime Industry.

With Liam Campling (Professor of International Business and Development, Queen Mary University) and Alejandro Colas (Professor of International Relations, Department of Politics, Birkbeck).

Register here:


– CfP: Franco Fortini and Lucien Goldmann.

Editors: Roberto Bravi, Marco Gatto, Guido Grassadonio. Invited paper: Michel Löwy.

Proposals can be written in Italian, Portuguese, English, Spanish and French. Submission of the articles: 31th October 2021. Send to: and to:



– Sylvia Pankhurst in America. A talk by Katherine Connelly hosted by the Socialist History Society. Held as a virtual event on 15th April starting at 6.30pm via Zoom.

Free to attend; all welcome but you need to register in advance: 


– Counterrevolution and Revolutionary discontent: Syria, Libya, Yemen & Bahrain, 
Friday 16th April at 4pm London time (5pm Amsterdam time).

Register here for the Webinar: Https:// with Yasser Munif, Ala’a Shehabi, Lucia Pradella, Helen Lackner.


– Self-Transformative Life? Lukács and the Critique of Capitalism, Online Workshop, Thursday, April 22nd, 2021.

Event in English via Zoom. Please register:

More information:


Cosmopolitanisms: past, present, future? Wednesday 21 April, 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Speaker: Professor Etienne Balibar, Chair:  Dr Ayça Çubukçu


– Call for Papers of the Interface journal for the issue on “Rising up against Institutional Racism in the Americas and Beyond”

Available in English:

And Spanish:


– The ‘Self’ and the ‘Other’ in Political Theory, Online Lecture Series,

13 May – Gilbert Achcar (London)// Marxism and Orientalism

27 May – Vishwas Satgar (Johannesburg)// Imperialism, Non Euro-centric Marxism and the Ecocide Question

10 June – Mike Cole (Lincoln)// Public Pedagogy and Political Theory: from Marx and Engels to anti-racist feminist ecosocialism

Organisation: Eleonora Roldán Mendívil –