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Welcome to the Center for Social Theory and Comparative History (CSTCH) Home Page. CSTCH is under the direction of Robert Brenner (Prof. History, UCLA), and is locally administered at ISSR by Thomas Mertes. CSTCH wishes to acknowledge the generous support received from the UCLA Miller-Clarke fund as well as the Albert & Elaine Borchard Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

New Paper: Robert Brenner on the Origins of the Present Crisis

Upcoming Events

Monday, 3 February 2014 "Brazil: Economic Slowdown, Popular Revolt, Government Response"

Pedro Paulo Zahluth Bastos
Institute of the Economy
University of Campinas

Peter Evans
Department of Sociology
UC Berkeley

History Conference Room, 6275 Bunche
2-5:30 pm

Monday, 24 February 2014 "Economic Transition and Labor Resistance in China”

Co-sponsored with Center for Chinese Studies

Ho-Fung Hung
Department of Sociology
Johns Hopkins University

Julia Chuang
Department of Sociology
UC Berkeley

Eli Friedman
International Labor Relations School
Cornell University

History Conference Room, 6275 Bunche
2-5:30 pm

Monday, 10 March 2014 “Economic-Political Transition and Popular Resistance in Turkey”

Co-sponsored with the Center for Near East Studies Center & Center for European and Eurasian Studies

Asli Bali
School of Law
UCLA

Cihan Tugal
Department of Sociology
UC Berkeley

Caglar Keyder
Department of Sociology
Binghamton University

History Conference Room, 6275 Bunche
2-5:30 pm

Monday, 31 March 2014 “The Arab Uprising: Results and Prospects”

Co-sponsored with the Center for Near East Studies Center

Gilbert Achcar
Department of Development Studies
SOAS

History Conference Room, 6275 Bunche
2-5:30 pm

Monday, 7 April 2014 “Egypt: Stillborn Revolution?"

Co-sponsored with the Center for Near East Studies Center

Hazem Kandil
Department of Sociology
Cambridge University

Hugh Roberts
Department of History
Tufts University

History Conference Room, 6275 Bunche
2-5:30 pm

Monday, 28 April 2014 "India: From Economic Impasse to Political Transformation"

Pranab Bardhan
Department of Economics
UC Berkeley

Deepankar Basu
Department of Economics
UMass Amherst

History Conference Room, 6275 Bunche
2-5:30 pm

 

Monday, 12 May 2014 "After Occupy: New Movements and New Journals"

Aaron Benanav
Endnotes

Arun Gupta
Editor, Indydependent

Nikil Saval
Editor, N+1

Bhaskar Sunkara
Editor, Jacobin

History Conference Room, 6275 Bunche
2-5:30 pm

 

 

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