Date | January, 2018

Is There No Feminism Without Capitalism?

Reading Public Seminar, Thinking about the Relationships between Gender Justice and Free Public Life Below, find an excerpt of Jeffrey C. Goldfarb’s essay, “Is There No Feminism Without Capitalism?” The whole piece is available through Public Seminar.  “Now. Those discussions inform my appreciation of the latest developments, anticipating their future promise. The #MeToo movement in […]

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slam precarious work

Slam Precarious Work — February 14th, 2018

Wed, Feb 14, 2018, 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM  at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Nothing to do on Valentine’s Day? How about joining us for an unconventional celebration of the publication of Precarious Work (edited by Alyson Cole and Faculty Fellow Victoria Hattam), WSQ (Vol. 45, Nos. 3-4, Fall/Winter 2017)? Inspired by Kathi Weeks’s article in the issue, “Down With Love,” we […]

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Globalisation Cafe: The Economics of Palestine

Globalisation Cafe: The Economics of Palestine

Graduate Fellow Ibrahim Shikaki was recently featured on the podcast Globalisation Cafe, where he talked about his ongoing research concerning the relationship between wages, inequality, and Israeli occupation. Listen to the full podcast here.

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Forum: Debating the Uses and Abuses of "Neoliberalism"

Forum: Debating the Uses and Abuses of “Neoliberalism”

Heilbroner c0-director and Dissent Magazine editor Julia Ott was recently featured in Dissent Magazine’s newest forum, “Debating the Uses and Abuses of Neoliberalism.” Professor Ott debated the explanatory power of neoliberalism alongside such experts as N.D.B. Connoly and Timothy Shenk. For a full list of debate positions, click here. To read Professor Ott’s piece, click […]

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Grounded Struggles: A Day of Film and Discussion, February 9th 2018

Join us next month — February 9th, 2019 — for Grounded Struggles, a day of films and discussions on grounded struggles in Haiti, Brazil, Morocco, Tunisia, and the United States. We will watch three films — Landless Moroccans, Couscous, and Strong Roots — followed by a panel discussion with a wide variety of speakers. For more […]

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Egypt in the First World War

Egypt in the First World War

Please join New School History Professor and former Heilbroner Faculty Fellow Aaron Jakes for his upcoming panel discussion on “Egypt in the First World War.” The panel will take place February 8th, 2018, at 2:30 PM, in the Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College, Oxford University. Professor Jakes will be joined by a panel of other […]

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Unions of Mass Mobilization: Ottoman Constitutionalism and Popular Politics in Egypt

Unions of Mass Mobilization: Ottoman Constitutionalism and Popular Politics in Egypt

Please join our colleague (and former Heilbroner Faculty Fellow) Aaron Jakes for his upcoming talk “Unions of Mass Mobilization: Ottoman Constitutionalism and Popular Politics in Egypt.” The talk will take place at Yale University’s Luce Hall, on 34 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 203, on January 25th, 4:30 PM. Professor Jakes’ talk is hosted by the Yale […]

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Revising the Geography of Modern World Histories

Revising the Geography of Modern World Histories

Please congratulate our colleague Aaron Jakes on co-organizing the upcoming conference, “Revising the Geography of Modern World Histories,” at the University of York. The conference will feature several keynote speakers, including: Manu Goswani (NYU), Paul A. Kramer (Vanderbilt), Lara Putnam (University of Pittsburgh), and Andrew Zimmerman (George Washington University).  The conference is sponsored by the […]

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NEW JOURNAL: "Capitalism and History" from the University of Pennsylvania Press

NEW JOURNAL: “Capitalism and History” from the University of Pennsylvania Press

Please join us in congratulating our colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania Press on the launch of their forthcoming journal, Capitalism and History. More information is available below. For information on subscriptions and submission instructions, please email journals@pobox.upenn.edu.

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Professor Darrick Hamilton on "Baby Bonds"

Professor Darrick Hamilton on “Baby Bonds”

Our colleague Professor Darrick Hamilton was recently featured in the Washington Post for his “Baby Bonds” proposal, wherein each American baby would receive between $500 and $50,000 at birth. These funds would be placed in a bond, untouchable by both family and child until the recipient’s 18th birthday. Funds could be used to pay for […]

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