What’s New – 23rd March 2023

23rd Mar 2023

– In the context of the recent earthquake in Turkey, Historical Materialism has made this important article temporarily freely available.

– Ecologies of Labour: A symposium and workshop, 15-16 June, Nottingham Trent University, UK (hybrid online/offline)

– Art & the Public Sphere, Special Issue 12.2: The Struggle Before Us. If you wish to propose an abstract, please contact Marc James Léger at Deadline for abstracts and submissions: 1st September 2023. Notification by 1st October 2023

– Neither Washington Nor Moscow: Memories of the International Socialists, IS History Projected open meeting – speakers to be confirmed, 2-3.30pm Saturday 20 May 2023, Register at or send an email to

– Now Online: Pandemic Capitalism: Metabolic Rift, World-Ecology Crossing Dialectical Biology, by Jacopo Nicola Bergamo

– Forthcoming:* The Ends of Utopian Thinking in Critical Theory, by Nina Rismal. *Paperback edition from Haymarket Books out 12 months after hardback

– James Aldridge: the greatest post-war novelist you have never heard of A Socialist History Society on-line talk with Helen Mercer

– Historical Materialism Twentieth Annual Conference, Central London, Thursday 9–Sunday 12 November 2023. The conference’s overarching theme, the call for papers, and the various streams will be announced in the coming months. For now, please save the date.


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