Historical Materialism Australasia 2013 Program (PDF)
Please click below to view the draft program in PDF. HM Australasia 2013 Draft Program
Historical Materialism Australasia is committed to ensuring that the conference is open to all who wish to attend. However, as we have no institutional backing, we will be charging for tickets to recoup the costs of venue hire and expand the conference in coming years. We have endeavoured to keep this cost as low as […]
The deadline for the submission of abstracts to be considered for inclusion in Historical Materialism Australasia 2013 has been extended until Friday, April 26th. We would encourage people from all left traditions to contribute. Abstracts, as well as any additional questions, can be emailed to hmaustralasia[at]gmail.com The Call for Papers can be read here.
Warren Montag is the Brown Family Professor in English Literature and Comparative Literary Studies at Occidental College, Los Angeles, and a leading authority on Althusser, Spinoza, and Swift. Warren has published four books, namely Louis Althusser and his Contemporaries: Philosophy’s Perpetual War (Duke University Press, 2013), Louis Althusser (Palgrave, 2003), Bodies, Masses, Power: Spinoza and his Contemporaries (Verso, 1999), and The Unthinkable Swift: […]
One of the more remarkable features of the popular explosions witnessed in the past few years is how, in their most typical expressions at least, they avoid the classical language of class mobilisation –instead cohering around a strategic unification (Occupy), an emotional identification (the Indignados), the rejection of austerity (Greece), or a concrete political objective (the Arab Spring). And […]