Karl Marx and the Postcolonial Age

November 21, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Room 2101 Vari Hall
4700 Keele St
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

With Ranabir Samaddar Distinguished Chair in Migration and Forced Migration Studies, Calcutta Research Group and O’Brien Residency Fellow, McGill University

Professor Samaddar’s research focuses on the areas of migration and refugee studies, nationalism and post-colonial statehood in South Asia, new regimes of technological restructuring and labour control, and Marxism. His many works include A Biography of the Indian Nation, 1947-1997 (Sage, 2001); The Politics of Dialogue (Ashgate, 2004); The Materiality of Politics (Anthem Press, 2007), The Emergence of the Political Subject (Sage, 2009); and Karl Marx and the Postcolonial Age (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Chair: Marcello Musto, Department of Sociology.
Discussant: Raju Das, Department of Geography.

Organized by: Marx Collegium, York University

Sponsored by: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; Founders College; Department of Sociology; York Centre for Asian Research.

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