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Thursday, April 19

Capitalism, Poverty, & Praxis
Annual Distinguished Lecture
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Prabhat Patnaik
602 Cathedral of Learning
Announced by:
Asian Studies Center on behalf of Cultural Studies Program

Professor Patnaik is a world-renowned Marxist economist, critic of neoliberalism, and political commentator. He is the author of Excursus in History: Essays on Some Ideas of Irfan Habib (Tulika Books 2011), Re-Envisioning Socialism (Tulika Books 2011), The Value of Money (Columbia UP 2009), The Retreat to Unfreedom: Essays on the Emerging World Order (Tulika 2003), Accumulation and Stability Under Capitalism (Clarendon Press, 1997), and Macroeconomics (Oxford UP 1995), Economics and Egalitarianism (Oxford UP 1991), Lenin and Imperialism: An Appraisal of Theories and Contemporary Reality (Sangam Books 1986), and co-author of several volumes, including A Theory of Imperialism (Columbia UP 2017). As executive head of the state of Kerala’s planning board from 2006 to 2011, he over saw a significant expansion in welfare measures. In 2008, he joined three other prominent economists on Interactive Panel of the United Nations General Assembly on the Global Financial Crisis.