Tag: Postcolonialism

Socialism & the Global South: Retrospect & Prospect

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Vivek Chibber
"Cause or Effect?: Socialism and Economic Development"
Tuesday, May 3, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
"A Modernist Conceit? The Postcolonial Critique of Marxism"
Wednesday, May 4, 4pm, 8417 Social Science
Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public
Thursday, May 5, 12:20pm, 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"

VIVEK CHIBBER (Ph.D. Sociology, UW-Madison) is Associate Professor of Sociology at New York University. He is the author of Locked in Place: State-Building and Late Industrialization in India (Princeton University Press, 2003), which has received numerous awards, including the 2006 Distinguished Publication Award of the American Sociological Association (honorable mention) and the 2005 Barrington Moore Jr. Prize of the ASA’s Comparative and Historical Sociology Section. He is completing a book titled, "Postcolonial Theory and the Spectre of Capitalism," due out in Winter 2011 by Verso. The book is a critique of postcolonial theory, both as an explanatory framework and as a form of radical thought.