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Karl Marx

WRITING A MARXIAN SOCIAL HISTORY OF MODERN INDIA

Xenos – Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London

invites you to a talk by Sumit Sarkar

‘Writing a Marxian Social History of Modern India: Problems and Prospects’

With responses by Alex Callinicos (King’s College), Sanjay Seth (Goldsmiths) and Rashmi Varma (University of Warwick)

July 7, 6-8pm
Room RHB 308
Goldsmiths, University of London

Sumit Sarkar is one of the fore most historians of modern India. His books include Swadeshi Movement in Bengal, 1903-8 (1973), Modern India (1989), Writing Social History (1998) and, most recently, Beyond Nationalist Frames: Postmodernism, Hindu nationalism, History (2002). He was a founding member of the Subaltern Studies Group, as well as one of its most important critics.

For further information please write to xenos@gold.ac.uk or a.toscano@gold.ac.uk

This talk is co-sponsored by the journal Historical Materialism

Karl Marx

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PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION RESEARCH SEMINARS

Summer Term 2010

All seminars will take place in Room 828, Institute of Education, University of London, 20 Bedford Way, on Wednesday’s, 5.15pm – 7.30pm

PROGRAMME:

28 April: Julian Baggini, Editor, The Philosophers’ Magazine, Real Respect: Dealing with Shared and Contested Values

5 May: Paul Standish, Institute of Education, London, Calling Education to Account

12 May: Uffe Jensen, Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas, Aarhus University, Philosophy and the Education of Educators

19 May: John Cottingham, Department of Philosophy, University of Reading, Demandingness, Moral Development and Moral Philosophy

26 May: Alistair Miller, Institute of Education, London, Two rival aims of education: social justice and the good life

2 June: Christopher Winch, Department of Education, King’s College London, The role of Philosophy of Education in Teacher Education

9 June: Sean Sayers, School of European Culture and Languages University of Kent: MacIntyre, Modernity and the REF

16 June: Sanjay Seth, Department of Politics, Goldsmiths, University of London, Changing the Subject: Western Knowledge and the Question of Difference

23 June: Danièle Moyal-Sharrock, School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, Situating Memory: Wittgenstein and neuropsychology 

30 June: Adrian Moore, Department of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Bernard Williams’ Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy: Question and Answer session

All welcome

For further information please contact n.carr@ioe.ac.uk

Neal Carr, Post Graduate Research Degrees Administrator, Institute of Education, Room 806, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL; Tel: 0207 612 6820

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