Nancy Turgeon on ‘Political Marxism and Eurocentrism’

On Thursday, 12 December, 2-4pm in Fulton room 110 (campus map), the Political Marxism research cluster of the University of Sussex will meet for

Nancy Turgeon to deliver her paper

Political Marxism’s Historicist Method: Beyond the Eurocentrism of the ‘Rise of the West’ and the ‘Great Divergence’ Narratives

Nancy is a doctoral student in the Sussex IR department. Nancy’s research investigates the issue of Eurocentrism in International Relations and Historical Sociology, by focusing particularly on the developmental trajectory of China. A central goal of Nancy’s work is to examine the potential of Political Marxism to generate a basis for non-Eurocentric world history.