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Marxism and the Economic Crisis


A one-day conference hosted by International Socialism

Saturday 25 October 2008
12 noon – 6pm
UCL, Central London


Faced with the unprecedented economic upheavals of recent months, International Socialism has invited some of Britain’s leading Marxist economics to present their views on the crisis.


Sessions on:

·         The depth of the crisis

·         Finance and the system

·         Political implications of the crisis


Speakers will include:
Peter Gowan, professor of international relations at London Metropolitan University and author of The Global Gamble
Alex Callinicos, chair of European studies at King’s College London, and author of An Anticapitalist Manifesto and Resources of Critique
Robin Blackburn, professor of sociology at Essex University and author of Age Shock: How Finance is Failing us
Chris Harman, editor of International Socialism and author of Explaining the Crisis


To book a place, email or phone 020 7819 1177. Those attending will be asked for a donation (£10/£5) to cover our costs.


To download a poster, go to our website:


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