What’s New – 18th October 2023

18th Oct 2023

– Now Online: Did Marx Defend Black Slavery? On Jamaica and Labour in a Black Skin, Gregory Slack

– Now Online: Race and Reification, Matthew Dimick

– Wanting Something Completely Different, Book launch with Jairus Banaji, Alberto Toscano, and Rashmi Varma, Chaired by Sezgin Boynik, Friday, 13th October, Maa-Tila, Pääskylänrinne 10, 00500 Helsinki, 19:00–21:00, Or join Zoom Meeting

– Book Launch at SOAS: Dismantling Green Colonialism: Energy and Climate Justice in the Arab region, 26th October at 17:30,Khalili Lecture Theatre,with Hamza Hamouchene and Manal Shqair Register here:

Pre-orders with a 30% discount, please use code GREEN30 on Pluto’s website:

– CfP: Labor Past & Present: Bringing History and Activism Together, February 2, 2024, 9 am – 6 pm, Columbia University. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract outlining the topic and approach of your work in PDF format here by October 27, 2023.

– New Book out soon: The Labor of Extraction in Latin America, edited by Kristin Ciupa and Jeffery R. Webber

– Ukraine: War, Imperialism, and a Divided Left, with Olena Lyubchenko, Chelsea Ngoc Minh Nguyen and Trevor Ngwane, Wednesday 08 November, 4-6pm, on Zoom. Please register here:

– Workers’ Inquiry and Co-Research: History, theory, and practice, Workshop from 2-6 pm on Tuesday 7th of November at Queen Mary, University of London. Register online:

– Strike Activity in the 21st Century: Implications of the Recent Global Upsurge. Call for Papers for the 6th International Association on Strikes and Social Conflicts Conference to be held in Cape Town, South Africa 5th-7th February 2024.Conference abstracts of between 200-500 words should be sent by the deadline of Friday 10 November 2023 to: Papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in the Association’s journal Workers of the World.

– CFP: Class, Skill and Exploitation: Harry Braverman’s Labor and Monopoly Capital after 50 Years

seminar programme of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) for the forthcoming Autumn semester 2023. Participation is free, but please register via the CSSGJ Eventbrite website for the various talks, which will be held on Zoom:

– Raya Dunayevskaya’s Intersectional Marxism, November 8, 2023, 19:00, Bertrand Russell Room, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL