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Oct 14

Workshop, Oct. 23

Please join us Thursday, Oct 23 at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop:

‘In the Spirit of Ernst Thälmann:’ Weimar Communism, the Nation, and the 1970s West German Left.
David Spreen
PhD Candidate
Department of History, University of Michigan

All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: lists.uchicago.edu and search for “Social Theory


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Sep 14

REVISED Workshop Schedule Autumn 2014

The following workshops will be held on Thursdays at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S Kimbark Avenue) unless otherwise noted. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

**Special Event & Time: (Weds. Oct. 22, 4:30pm) Location TBD:

Oct. 22  “What Money Wants: An Economy of Desire”
Noam Yuran
Minerva Humanities Center, Tel Aviv University

Oct. 23    “ ‘In the Spirit of Ernst Thälmann:’ Weimar Communism, the Nation, and the 1970s West German Left.
David Spreen
PhD Candidate
Department of History
The University of Michigan

Please note earlier time for Oct 30:

Oct. 30 @ 5:30PM    “Political Disorientation: Queer Activism and Democratic Indeterminacy in Brazil”
Jay Sosa
PhD Candidate
Department of Anthropology
University of Chicago

Special Event co-sponsored by 3CT, CSRPC & CSGS: (Weds. Nov. 19, 4:30pm at 5733 S. University Ave, Community Room):

Nov. 19        “Behind Marx’s Hidden Abode: For an Expanded Conception of Capitalism”
Nancy Fraser
Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics, New School for Social Research
Einstein Fellow, Freie Universität-Berlin
Global Justice Chair, Collège d’études mondiales, Paris

Dec. 4    “Transitional Political-Economic Justice: The Israeli Bankers’ Trial and the Role of Law in the Unfolding of Neoliberalism”
Yaniv Ron-El
PhD Student
Department of Sociology
University of Chicago


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Feb 14

Next workshop, Feb 13

Please join us this Thursday (Feb 13) at 6pm for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop:

The Failure of Left Internationalism

Eli Thorkelson
PhD Candidate
Department of Anthropology
University of Chicago


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Nov 13

Next Workshop, Nov. 14

Please join us for the next Social Theory Workshop, Thursday Nov. 14 at 6pm in Wilder House (5811 S Kenwood Ave).:

“The Fragmentation of Leftist Politics in Pakistan: The Last Vestiges of the Legacy of the Old Left, 1948-1952″

Atiya Khan
PhD Candidate
Department of History
The University of Chicago

All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: lists.uchicago.edu and search for “Social Theory”


04
Mar 13

Next Workshop: March 7-Atiya Khan

“The Failure of Democracy in Pakistan: Vicissitudes of Leftist Politics, 1940-1971″

March 7 –Atiya Khan PhD Candidate, History, The University of Chicago

All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: lists.uchicago.edu and search for “Social Theory”
All events will take place at 6pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave)

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Jan 13

Next Workshop Jan 31 David Spreen

“The Class Enemy Across the River Jordan: Anti-Fascism, Anti-Capitalism and Place in the West German New Left 1965-1970″

David Spreen, PhD Candidate, The University of Michigan

All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: lists.uchicago.edu and search for “Social Theory”

All events will take place at 6pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave)