Tag: 2017 Fall

After Capitalism?

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David Schweickart
"What’s Wrong with Capitalism?"
Tuesday, September 26, 4pm
"Where Do We Want to Go? How Might We Get There?"
Wednesday, September 27, 4pm
Open Seminar for students, faculty, and public
Thursday, September 28, 12:20pm

DAVID SCHWEICKART is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University Chicago.  He holds Ph.D's in mathematics and philosophy. He is the author of Capitalism or Worker Control? An Ethical and Economic Appraisal (Praeger, 1980), Against Capitalism (Cambridge, 1993), Market Socialism: The Debate Among Socialists (Routledge, 1998; coauthored with Bertell Ollman, Hillel Ticktin and James Lawler), and After Capitalism (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002). He is also the author of numerous articles in social-political philosophy. His primary focus has been on developing and defending, as both economically viable and ethically desirable, a socialist alternative to capitalism, which he calls Economic Democracy. His work has been translated into Chinese, Spanish, French, Norwegian, Slovak, Farsi, and Catalan. 

Legacies of Fascism: Race and the Far-Right in the Making of the Cold War

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Alexander Anievas
"Reassessing the Cold War and the Politics of the Far-Right: Fascist Legacies and the Origins of the Liberal International Order after 1945"
Tuesday, October 10, 4pm
"Defending White Supremacy at Home, Projecting Liberalism Abroad: Race, Anti-Communism, and the Making of US Hegemony"
Wednesday, October 11, 4pm
Open Seminar for students, faculty, and public
Thursday, October 12, 12:20pm

ALEXANDER ANIEVAS is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Anievas studies international relations, with a particular focus on the development of non-Eurocentric approaches to international historical sociology and political economy. He has held fellowships at the University of Oxford and University of Cambridge. He is the author of Capital, the State, and War: Class Conflict and Geopolitics in the Thirty Years’ Crisis, 1914-1945 (University of Michigan Press, 2014), for which he was awarded the Sussex International Theory Book Prize, and co-author (with Kerem Nişancıoğlu) of How the West Came to Rule: The Geopolitical Origins of Capitalism (Pluto, 2015). He is also the editor or co-editor of five books, including Historical Sociology and World History: Uneven and Combined Development over the Longue Durée, Cataclysm 1914: The First World and the Making of Modern World Politics, and Marxism and World Politics: Contesting Global Capitalism. He is currently working on a manuscript (with Richard Saull) entitled Legacies of Fascism: Race and the Far-Right in the Making of the Cold War.