PSA annual conference, Sheffield, 2015

By Mark Cowling on 6 February 2015

A whole series of papers will be given at this conference, so it should be well worth attending.  The papers offered are as follows:

Marxism 1 - Reflections on Norman Geras's Contribution to Marxism

 

Panel Chair:

Professor Terrell Carver (University of Bristol)

Panel Discussant:

Dr Paul Wetherly (Leeds Metropolitan University)

Panel Members:

Mr Paul Raekstad (University of Cambridge)

Dr David Bates

Professor Mark Cowling (Teesside University)

 

Papers:

Norman Geras and Trotskyism

Principal author: Professor Mark Cowling (Teesside University) cmcowlinguk@gmail.com

 

Marx and Justice: A Re-Examination of Geras’s Arguments

Principal author: Mr Paul Raekstad (University of Cambridge) par52@cam.ac.uk

 

Geras, Pluralism and the International Marxist Group (IMG)

Principal author: Dr David Bates david.bates@canterbury.ac.uk

 

 

Marxism 2 - Marxism and Occupy

 

Panel Chair:

Dr Paul Wetherly (Leeds Metropolitan University)

Panel Discussant:

Dr Iain MacKenzie (Univesrity of Kent)

Panel Members:

Mr Paul Raekstad (University of Cambridge)

Dr David Bates

 

Papers:

Marxist Theory and the Politics of Occupy'

Principal author: Dr David Bates david.bates@canterbury.ac.uk

Paul Raekstad, University of Cambridge - Human Development, Practice, and Prefigurative Politics

par52@cam.ac.uk

 

 

 

Marxism 3 - The 'Alternative Economic Strategy'(AES) and 'Open Marxism'

 

Panel Chair:

Dr David Bates

Panel Discussant:

Professor Terrell Carver (University of Bristol)

Panel Members:

Mr Baris Tufekci (Queen Mary, University of London)

Dr Alex Sutton (St Andrews University)

Dr Pinar Donmez (Central European University)

 

Baris Tufekci, Queen Mary, University of London - Learning from the Past: Marxist critiques of the Alternative Economic Strategy

btufekci@msn.com

Pinar Donmez, Central European University & Alex Sutton, University of St Andrews - Revisiting the Debate on Open Marxism

as76@st-andrews.ac.uk

DonmezP@ceu.hu

 

 The deadline has now passed for  submitting papers to be  PSA annual conference 2015 .    However,  the group currently has two projects: the work of Norman Geras, and the hundred and 50th anniversary  of the publication of  Capital , which is coming up in  2017 .    Both of these should end up as either edited volumes or special editions of  Studies in Marxism,  so please let Mark Cowling  CMCowlingUK@Gmail.com  and Paul Wetherly:  p.wetherly@leedsbeckett.ac.uk     know if you are interested in either of these projects.