Public Lecture by Prof. Micheal Lebowitz
'Fall of 'Real Socialism' and Visions for Socialism in the 21st Century'
1.30 pm, Friday, 21st March, Lecture Theatre, Dept. of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Delhi University, Opposite Daulat Ram College
Michael Lebowitz is a founding member of the Socialist Studies Society and a Professor Emeritus of Economics at Simon Fraser University. From 2004-2011, he was an advisor in Venezuela and headed the programme ‘Transformative Practice and Human Development’ at Centro Internacional Miranda in Caracas, Venezuela.
As of 2013, he had published 10 books and numerous articles; among countries where editions of his books have been published are Cuba, Venezuela, Chile, China, India (several languages), South Korea, Spain, Turkey, Greece and Norway. His current projects include books on human development and market self-management in Yugoslavia. Among representative publications are: "Beyond Capital: Marx’s Political Economy of the Working Class" (2003) - winner of the 2004 Isaac and Tamara Deutscher Memorial Prize for best work in the Marxian tradition; (2006) Build it Now: Socialism for the 21st Century; (2009) Following Marx: Method, Critique and Crisis; (2010) The Socialist Alternative: Real Human Development; and, (2012) Contradictions of ‘Real Socialism’: the Conductor and the Conducted.
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