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Trumpism and the state of American politics

When: Monday, 21 August 2017 - Monday, 21 August 2017
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Seminar Room, Humanities Graduate Centre, Southwest Engineering Building
Start time:17:00

RSVP: by 18 August 2017

The Sociology and International Relations Departments at Wits will host this democratic Marxism public lecture by Professor Vivek Chibber.

Trumpism is a neo-fascist populism articulated with racism, patriarchy and religious conservatism that is anti-state, pro-plutocracy and a chauvinistic nationalism wanting to make the US great again. What does this mean for America and the world?

Chibber is a Professor of Sociology at New York University. is the author of Locked in Place: State-Building and Late Industrialization in India and in 2013 he published Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital which triggered a wide-ranging debate on social theory and the Global South.

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