Imperialism Today: one-day conference, London, Monday, June 27

Posted: May 27, 2016 by Admin in Marxism, Public Meeting, World economy

images (2)Readers in Britain, and further afield, might be interested in this one-day conference in London on June 27.

Topics to be covered include the theories of Marx and Lenin, the globalisation of production, the role of finance and profitability. There will be plenty of time for discussion and debate.

The conference is organised by the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE). Speakers are: Lucia Pradella, John Smith, Michael Roberts and Tony Norfield.

Tickets are £5 per person, to cover costs.

Venue: London: SOAS, (Vernon Square campus), room V111

09:30-09:55 Registration
09:55-10.00 Introduction (Simon Mohun)
10:00-11:20 Lucia Pradella: Marx ahead of Lenin: The current relevance of Marx’s theory of imperialism
11:20-11:40 Coffee/tea
11:40-13:00 John Smith: Imperialism and the globalisation of production
13:00-14:00 Lunch (only snacks supplied)
14:00-15:20 Tony Norfield: The role of finance in the imperialist world economy
15:20-15:40 Coffee/tea
15:40-16:30 Michael Roberts: Commentary
16.30-17.30 Lucia Pradella, John Smith, Tony Norfield, Michael Roberts: Panel and Audience Discussion

How to register:

Send an email to Simon Mohun:, saying that you wish to attend.

Bring £5 with you on 27 June towards expenses.

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