What’s New – 18th December 2023

– Now online: preprint edition of the double-volume ‘Marxism and the Critique of Antisemitism’ special issue of Historical Materialism. Issue 32, 1&2: https://www.historicalmaterialism.org/special-issue/issue-32-12-marxism-and-critique-antisemitism The special issue consists of two volumes: ‘Contemporary Critiques of Antisemitism’ and ‘Revisiting the Marxist Critique of Antisemitism’. – Sexuality in Times of Imperial War: with Sita Balani and Nivi Manchanda, Tuesday,

What’s New – 28th November 2023

– Now Online: Robert Wedderburn’s ‘Universal War’: Anti-Colonial Universality in the Age of Revolution, by Ajmal Waqif https://brill.com/view/journals/hima/aop/article-10.1163-1569206x-bja10022/article-10.1163-1569206x-bja10022.xml – Bodies and Artefacts Vol. 1 and Vol 2. Historical Materialism as Corporeal Semiotics, By Joseph Fracchia Buy from Haymarket Books directly at a 20% discount: https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/2011-bodies-and-artefacts-vol-1 https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/2012-bodies-and-artefacts-vol-2 – CfP: Rethinking the History of Global Capitalism, Rio

What’s New – 30th October 2023

– Subjectivation and Cohesion: Towards the Reconstruction of a Materialist Theory of Law, with Sonja Buckel (Kassel University), 13 Nov 2023, 5-7pm, Goldsmiths, University of London, RHB Room 137a – New issue of the Commons journal, out November. The Russian Invasion and the Ukrainian Left: The Struggle for a Social Ukraine. Commons Journal 13/2023 https://commons.com.ua/en/

What’s New – 18th October 2023

– Now Online: Did Marx Defend Black Slavery? On Jamaica and Labour in a Black Skin, Gregory Slackhttps://brill.com/view/journals/hima/aop/article-10.1163-1569206x-bja10021/article-10.1163-1569206x-bja10021.xml – Now Online: Race and Reification, Matthew Dimickhttps://brill.com/view/journals/hima/aop/article-10.1163-1569206x-bja10016/article-10.1163-1569206x-bja10016.xml – 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

What’s New – 05th October 2023

– Virtual Book Talk with Gilbert Achcar on The New Cold War, in online conversation with host Sadia Abbas (CES, Rutgers) and guest Simon Pirani. Register here: https://shorturl.at/ejrB2 – Discussion of Theodore Allen’s ‘The Kernel and Meaning’: A Strategic Critique of U.S. Labor History, Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm   28 Sept, 5, 12, 19, 26 October. Before

What’s New – 02nd October 2023

– One Thousand and One Nights of the Totality: A History and Class Consciousness online Marathon. An online event on the Historical Materialism YouTube channel. Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd and Thursday 5th October. 2023 Sessions at 18h-19h30 and 20h30-21h45 (GMT + 1 – UK Time) https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/1001-nights-of-the-totality-a-history-class-consciousness-marathon-tickets-714863173997 – Next Seminar in Contemporary Marxist Theory: The Left

What’s New – 20th September 2023

– Launch of The Well-Dressed Revolutionary: the Odyssey of Michel Pablo in an age of uprising by Hall Greenland. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Resistance.books.London Watch Hall’s video introduction to the book https://youtu.be/w5BsR9iujLA  – Now online: Unsentimental and resolute Open for future revolutions. On the death of Thomas Kuczynski By Georg Fülberth and translated by Gregor Benton https://www.historicalmaterialism.org/node/2024

What’s New – 13th September 2023

– It’s still imperialism, stupid, Thursday 14 – Friday 15 September 2023, King’s College London. Places are limited, if you would like to attend, please email: seminarmarxisttheory@gmail.com https://www.kcl.ac.uk/events/its-still-imperialism-stupid-imperialism-and-decolonisation-in-ipe – Insurgents and Intellectuals: Thought and Practice on the Left in US History. A Conference in Honor of Howard Brick https://events.umich.edu/event/111677 – Daniel Bensaïd and the Renewal

What’s New – 31st August 2023

– Two books on Ukraine recently published by Resistance Books,  (Australia). Available as softcover or PDF download. The Catastrophe of Ukrainian Capitalism: How Privatisation Dispossessed  & Impoverished the Ukrainian People https://www.resistancebooks.com/product/the-catastrophe-of-ukrainian-capitalism-how-privatisation-dispossessed-impoverished-the-ukrainian-people/https://www.resistancebooks.com/product/the-catastrophe-of-ukrainian-capitalism-how-privatisation-dispossessed-impoverished-the-ukrainian-people-pdf-download/   Ukraine Resists! Left Voices on Putin’s War, NATO and the Future of Ukrainehttps://www.resistancebooks.com/product/ukraine-resists-left-voices-on-putins-war-nato-and-the-future-of-ukraine/https://www.resistancebooks.com/product/ukraine-resists-left-voices-on-putins-war-nato-and-the-future-of-ukraine-pdf-download/   Also, please help support Boris Kagarlistsky, one of the

What’s New – 19th August 2023

– Now Online: Losing Power: The Workers’ Opposition in the Russian Communist Party. A Review of The Workers’ Opposition in the Russian Communist Party: Documents, 1919–30, edited and translated by Barbara C. Allen By Daniel Gaido https://www.historicalmaterialism.org/book-review/losing-power-workers-opposition-russian-communist-party-review-workers-opposition – Now Online: The Species above Constraints: A Review of The Dawn of Everything – A New History

What’s New – 31st July 2023

– Family Abolition: In Conversation with ME O’Brien, 8 August 2023, 10am-12pm PDT | 1-3pm ET/6-8pm BST, Online Event (Zoom). To register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/book-launch-me-obriens-family-abolition-tickets-637996102517 – Now Online: Where Does Caste Fit in A Global History of Racial Capitalism? By Sheetal Chhabria https://brill.com/view/journals/hima/aop/article-10.1163-1569206x-bja10011/article-10.1163-1569206x-bja10011.xml?language=en –Now Online: Commodifying Indigeneity? Settler Colonialism and Racial Capitalism in Fair Trade Farming in

What’s New – 17th July 2023

– CfP: “What is your take on violence?” On a crucial question of the international Left in its historical-political context, IHSF Vienna, International Rosa Luxemburg Society, Nord University, Vienna, 20-22 June 2024. Submit 300 words abstract and 100 words biography to office@ihsf.at by August 15, 2023. – Interview with Robert Meister, by Giulia dal Masohttps://www.historicalmaterialism.org/index.php/interviews/interview-with-robert-meister – Franco