Past Events

Past Seminars

Fall 2016: Arrighi General Seminar: Practical Ethics (AS.230.675.01.FA16)
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Spring 2015: Land, Labor and Environmental Rights and Struggles Seminars and Workshop
Co-sponsored by the JHU Center for Africana Studies
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Spring 2014: Capitalism in the 21st Century IV (230.638)
The spring 2014 seminar brought seminar speakers from a range of disciplines and world regions with expertise on our overall theme of capitalism, crisis and transition.
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Fall 2013: Capitalism in the 21st Century III (230.633)
The fall 2013 seminar was organized as a series of talks on various aspects of the 21st century capitalism with the participation of speakers from the Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the United States, picking up on themes developed in the 2012-2013 seminar discussions.
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Spring 2013: Capitalism in the 21st Century  II (230.634)
The readings for the spring 2013 seminar focused on the dynamics behind the current wave of land, labor and environmental struggles around the world, and what these struggles tell us about the nature and limits of contemporary capitalism.
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Fall 2012: Capitalism in the 21st Century  I (230.633)
The readings for the fall 2012 seminar focused on some of the theories of capitalist crisis that were written in the wake of two previous major crises of historical capitalism (the 1930s and the 1970s); discussions centered around  how these works might be useful for thinking about the nature of the current crisis of contemporary capitalism.
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Past Conferences

Spring 2016: Chaos & Governance Conference

Fall 2014: Long Twentieth Century Conferences