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15th Annual Conference

SOAS

London, GB

November 8, 2018 – November 11, 2018

Taking on the Right

There is no escaping the resurgence of the far-right racism, nationalism, populism and fascism across the globe. Drawing on a century of Marxist anti-fascist and anti-right- wing theory and practice, this year’s Historical Materialism conference seeks to elicit discussions about how to confront, challenge, expose and take on the far right.

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14th Annual Conference

SOAS

London, GB

November 9, 2017 – November 12, 2017

Revolutions Against Capital, Capital Against Revolutions?

One hundred years ago, hailing the Russian Revolution, Antonio Gramsci characterised the Bolsheviks’ success as a ‘revolution against Capital’. As against the interpretations of mechanical ‘Marxism’, the Russian Revolution was the ‘crucial proof’ that revolution need not be postponed until the ‘proper’ historical developments had occurred.

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