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Revisiting Marx: Is Marxism Still Relevant?



Ralph Miliband public lecture series
Revisiting Marx: is Marxism still relevant?
Date: Tuesday 18 November 2008
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building




Professor Lord Meghnad Desai

Professor David Harvey

Professor Leo Panitch


Chair: Professor David Held



This event brings together leading social and political thinkers to debate the contemporary meaning and relevance of Marx’s legacy on the occasion of the republication of The Communist Manifesto, with an introduction by David Harvey.


Meghnad Desai is Emeritus Professor of economics at LSE.



David Harvey is Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.


Leo Panitch

is Professor of Political Science at York University, Ontario.



The new edition of The Communist Manifesto, with the introduction by David Harvey, and the new second edition of Renewing Socialism: Transforming Democracy, Strategy, and Imagination by Leo Panitch will be available for purchase at the event.


This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

For more information, email: or phone 020 7955 6043. Media queries: please contact the Press Office if you would like to reserve a press seat or have a media query about this event, email or call 020 7955 7060.



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