Event: Panels on Rosa Luxemburg at Historical Materialism Conference

On Thursday 7 November from 1.3o- 3.15pm there will be a panel on Rosa Luxemburg at the Historical Materialism conference, held at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, in central London.

The panel is chaired by Sebastian Budgen and consists of three papers:

Ben Lewis

‘Is that our programme

Karl?’ Luxemburg

democracy and the challenge of the German Revolution

Ottokar Luban

Was Rosa Luxemburg’s confidence in the cleverness and creativity of the Proletarian masses justified? Examples in the German Revolutionary Movements 1918/1919

Peter Green

Rosa Luxemburg versus Lukács on Class Consciousness

Party and Revolution

On Friday 8 November, from 2.15- 4pm, there will be a second panel on Rosa Luxemburg, ‘The Unknown Rosa Luxemburg: Her Writings on anthropology’, chaired by Alex Anievas.

The four papers will be:

Chris Knight

Rosa Luxemburg on ‘Primitive Communism’: How do her ideas stand up today?

Riccardo Bellofiore

A revolutionary economic theorist: Rosa Luxemburg’s Accumulation of Capital

100 years later

Peter Hudis

Rosa Luxemburg’s contribution to developing a vision of a post-capitalist society

Jan Toporowski

Luxemburg and underconsumptionism

For more information see: http://www.historicalmaterialism.org/conferences/annual10/HM2013Grid.pdf/view and http://www.historicalmaterialism.org/conferences/annual10

About rosaluxemburgblog

I was awarded a PhD in History by Swansea University for a thesis on Rosa Luxemburg (2016). I am currently co-editing the fourth volume of 'The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg' and am a member of the Advisory Board of the International Rosa Luxemburg Society.
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