Sussex PM Meeting: Vivek Chibber on Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital

On Monday, 14 October (12-2pm), Vivek Chibber will discuss his new book Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital. Vivek is Professor of Sociology at NYU. He has contributed to – among others – the Socialist Register, American Journal of Sociology, Boston Review and New Left Review. His previous book Locked in Place: State-Building and Late Industrialization in India won the 2005…

Welcome to the new academic term!

Please note the following dates on your diaries for this autumn: on Monday, 14 October, Vivek Chibber (NYU) will discuss his book Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital; on Wednesday, 6 November, the Research Cluster is pleased to host two speakers: Xavier Lafrance (UC Santa Cruz) and Frantz Gheller (York, Toronto) will present respectively, Beyond the ‘Bourgeois paradigm’: Rethinking…

Sussex PM group: discussion on Jairus Banaji and Vivek Chibber

The Sussex PM group will meet up to discuss extracts from Jairus Banaji’s book ‘Theory as History’, as well as Vivek Chibber’s article ‘What Is Living and What Is Dead in the Marxist Theory of History’ (see reading list). June 1, 3-5pm, Arts C Room 233 (campus map).