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Socialism and Hope

SOCIALIST REGISTER 2012: THE CRISIS AND THE LEFT

Socialist Register 2012: The Crisis and the Left is now available on the website: http://socialistregister.com/index.php/srv

Socialist Register 2012

Leo Panitch, Gregory Albo, Vivek Chibber, Preface

David Harvey, The urban roots of financial crises: reclaiming the city for anti-capitalist struggle

David McNally, Slump, austerity and resistance

Ursula Huws, Crisis as capitalist opportunity: new accumulation through public service commodification

Larry Lohmann, Financialization, commodification and carbon: the contradictions of neoliberal climate policy

Frances Fox Piven, The new American poor law

Nicole M. Aschoff, A tale of two crises: labour, capital and restructuring in the US auto industry

Adolph Reed and Merlin Chowkwanyun, Race, class, crisis: the discourse of racial disparity and its analytical discontents

Adam Hanieh, Finance, oil and the Arab uprisings: the global crisis and the Gulf states

Claudio Katz, The singularities of Latin America

Ho-fung Hung, Sinomania: global crisis, China’s crisis?

Jan Toporowski, Eastern Europe: post-communist assets in crisis

Peadar Kirby, When banks cannibalize the state: responses to Ireland’s economic collapse

SYMPOSIUM ON THE EUROZONE CRISIS AND LEFT STRATEGIES

Elmar Altvater, From subprime farce to Greek tragedy: the crisis dynamics of financially driven capitalism

Costas Lapavitsas, Default and exit from the eurozone: a radical left strategy

Michel Husson, Exit or voice? a European strategy of rupture

 

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Info Tech

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE

10 November 2011, London, UK

http://www.collegeofteachers.ac.uk/events/communication-conference?utm_source=t&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=unicom

Conference Focus:

The year 2011 has been designated by the UK Government as the National Year of Communication, putting the importance of speech, language and communication firmly on the public radar. The College of Teachers is supporting this by holding an International Communication Conference at the Institute of Education.

The conference features

Presentations from 8 speakers
A choice of afternoon of workshops
Panel discussion and audience Q&A
Opportunity to network with other delegates and speakers

Speakers include

Jean Gross

The Communication Champion
Jonathon Douglas

Director of the National Literacy Trust
Dr Elizabeth Vallance

Virginia Beardshaw
CEO of ‘I Can’

To be held on 10 November 2011 in the Jeffery Hall at the prestigious Institute of Education, London, UK

Workshop A

Julie Westrop / Bev Bird: Engaging with families to develop communication and literacy – The Cafe Programme in Norfolk

or

Professor Peter Chatterton: Effective learning, working and communicating in a digital age

Workshop B

Professor Rosemary Sage: Identifying narrative levels for learning success

or

Daryle Abrahams: Using analytical psychology as the basis for differentiation in the classroom to understand preferred learning styles

Workshop C

Professor Bozydar L.J. Kaczmarek: Narrative is key to learning? Research evidence from all ages and
abilities

Our International Communication conference is aimed at:
Teachers
Parents
People working with children
Young people
Commissioners
Providers of services

Prices
Non- Members: 95.00
Current Member of The College of Teachers: 75.00
Early bird rate

We have an early bird discount of 20 per ticket available until Monday 24 October 2011.

Please use discount code COMMSCONF2011 at the checkout

Register Now!

To register your place at our Communication conference visit: http://www.collegeofteachers.ac.uk/events/communication-conference
http://www.collegeofteachers.ac.uk/events/communication-conference?utm_source=b&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=unicom

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‘I believe in the afterlife.

It starts tomorrow,

When I go to work’

Cold Hands & Quarter Moon, ‘Human Herbs’ at: http://www.myspace.com/coldhandsmusic (recording) and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2h7tUq0HjIk (live)

‘Maximum levels of boredom

Disguised as maximum fun’

Cold Hands & Quarter Moon, ‘Stagnant’ at: http://www.myspace.com/coldhandsmusic (recording) and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLjxeHvvhJQ (live, at the Belle View pub, Bangor, north Wales)  

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Lenin

COMMUNISM IN WEIMAR GERMANY

The Institute of Working Class History presents:

Dr. Norman LaPorte, author and Senior Lecturer at the University of Glamorgan (Wales), who will be speaking about:

Communism in Weimar Germany: What was it? Why did it fail?

Saturday, November 5, 6:00pm–9:00pm
Wicker Park Art Center
2215 W. North Avenue, Chicago

 

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