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17 Jun

The Barry Amiel & Norman Melburn Trust Annual Lecture 2022

17/06/2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
JODI DEAN 'BECOMING NEOFEUDAL: THE INNER LOGIC OF COMMUNICATIVE CAPITALISM' - AMIEL & MELBURN TRUST ANNUAL LECTURE When: 17 June 2022, 18:00 — 21:00 Venue: Birkbeck Main Building, Malet [...]
30 Apr

All That Is Solid Melts Into Air - The politics of hope in a time of fragility

30/04/2018    
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Right wing populism stalks Europe and has a representative in the White House. Our politics are destabilised by uncertainty while our economies are undermined by [...]
29 Apr

The life and legacy of Antonio Gramsci

29/04/2017    
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Edinburgh people’s festival presents, on the 80th anniversary of his death… The life and legacy of Antonio Gramsci with Gianluigi Deiana and Gabriella Cuccu Gramsci [...]
05 Jun

2014 Trust Lecture: Nancy Fraser – The Limits of Commodification

05/06/2014    
All Day
How is capitalism best conceptualized? As an economic system, a form of ethical life, or an institutionalised social order?
10 Jan

2013 Trust Lecture: Paul Mason – Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere

10/01/2013    
All Day
Eighteen months after the Arab Spring Paul Mason explores the roots of the great dissatisfaction among the young and looks at the changing dynamic of the economic crisis that underpins the social unrest.
01 Jun

2008 Trust Lecture: Terry Eagleton – Socialism and Culture

01/06/2008    
All Day
Annual lecture.
01 Jun
01 May

2000 Trust Lecture: Tom Nairn – Farewell Britannia

01/05/2000    
All Day
Annual lecture.
01 May