Tag: Planning

Ecosocialism: The Radical Alternative

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Michael Löwy
"What is Ecosocialism?"
Tuesday, December 7, 4 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
"Ecosocialism and Democratic Planning"
Wednesday, December 8, 4 pm, 8417 Social Science
Open Seminar for Students, Faculty, and the Public
Thursday, December 9, 12:20 pm, 8108 Social Science

This visit is part of an eight part series titled "RENEWING SOCIALISM FOR THE 21st CENTURY: ALTERNATIVES TO CAPITALISM AND HOW TO GET THERE"

Co-sponsored by Global Studies.

MICHAEL LOWY is emeritus Research Director at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and lectures at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences in Paris. He is the author of over 200 articles and book chapters, as well as numerous books, including Romanticism against the Tide of Modernity (with Robert Sayre), The International Ecosocialist Manifesto (with Joel Kovel), Fire Alarm: Reading Walter Benjamin’s “On the Concept of History,” and The Theory of Revolution in the Young Marx. His works have been translated into 29 languages. Professor Löwy was born in Brazil in 1938 and has lived in Paris since 1969.

READINGS:

"Advertising is a 'Serious Health Threat' -- to the Environment"

"Ecosocialism and Spirituality" (with Frei Betto)