11/15: From Socialist Finance to Peripheral Financialization: The Yugoslav Experience

11/15/2017
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
The Graduate Center CUNY
From Socialist Finance to Peripheral Financialization: The Yugoslav Experience. Johanna Bockman and Fabio Mattioli in conversation Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:15-8:15pm Room 6112 The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Socialist countries have always had banks: central banks, savings banks taking local deposits, commercial banks, and export banks. Che Guevara was even the director of the National Bank [read more»]

11/10: Discussion on Affordable Housing with Author Glyn Robbins

11/10/2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CUNY Graduate Center
Discussion on Affordable Housing with Author Glyn Robbins Friday, November 10 6:30-8:30 PM Room 9206 The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 5th Ave, New York, New York 10016 Join Glyn Robbins and a panel of local housing activists for a roundtable discussion at the CUNY Graduate Center to discuss ideas for a progressive housing agenda in our city —rent control, new [read more»]

11/3 (11/6; 11/13; 11/20): Into the contradiction – And other maxims of Anthropological Political Economy

11/03/2017
4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
C415a
  Into the contradiction – And other maxims of Anthropological Political Economy: A Series of 4 Talks with Don Kalb at the Graduate Center Friday, November 3:  Red October and Anthropology: Centennial Reflections Room C415A 4:15-6:15 Monday, November 6: The Capitalist Transition Debate: There and Back Again Rooms 9206/9207 6:30-8:30 Monday, November 13: The Floating Signifier of the “Global Middle Class” Skylight Room 6:30-8:30 [read more»]

11/01: SPIRALLING OUT OF CONTROL: A CONVERSATION ON THE FATE OF CAPITAL AND CAPITALISM IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

11/01/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Proshansky Auditorium
  On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital, the Center for Place, Culture and Politics and Jacobin Magazine invite you to: SPIRALLING OUT OF CONTROL: ON THE FATE OF CAPITAL AND CAPITALISM IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: A CONVERSATION BETWEEN NANCY FRASER AND DAVID HARVEY  MODERATED BY BHASKAR SUNKARA WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST, 2017 [read more»]
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Consciousness and Revolution II: Educating for Change in the Era of Authoritarian Populism

May 5th–6th 2017

10/27 & 10/28: Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference: Intersectionality and the Politics of Activism

10/27/2017 - 10/28/2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Room 9204
 On behalf of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics and HUMANITAS: The Africana Ethical and Cultural society we invite you to: Philosophy and Religion Conference in Africana Traditions 2017: Intersectionality and the Politics of Activism Friday October 23, 2017 9:30am — 6:00pm Center for Place, Culture and Politics
The Graduate Center of The City University of New York [read more»]

A Conversation on the Education Struggle: Cape Town and Beyond

09/18/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112
Please join Brian Kamanzi (Pathways to Free Education) and Sonia Vaz Borges (CPCP, Graduate Center, CUNY) for a discussion on militant and radical education. Monday, September 18 6-8pm Sociology lounge (room 6112) Brian Kamanzi is a Cape Town-based writer and electrical engineering Masters student at the University of Cape Town. He describes himself as committed to the social upliftment of his [read more»]

8/1: “Right to the City: Screening of Metropolitan Avenue” at the Museum of the City of New York

08/01/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Museum of the City of New York
Right to the City: Screening of Metropolitan Avenue Tuesday, August 1
6:30 pm
The Museum of the City of New York MCNY kicks off Season 2 of Smile, It’s Your Close Up with a screening of Metropolitan Avenue (Christine Noschese, 1985, 58 min), the story of a group of “traditional” women who combine old values with new roles to save [read more»]