HMNY2011: Anti-Anti-Imperialism

Discussion of various contemporary struggles with imperialism.

“The Iranian Revolution and the Anti-Imperialist paradigm: fetters of the past, potential for the future” / Arya Zahedi 

“Interwar Authoritarian and Fascist Sources of a Reactionary Ideology: The Cases of Turkish Kemalism and the Bolivian MNR” / Loren Goldner 

“The Problem of Post Colonial Nationalism and Multiculturalism: Speculations on the Recuperation of the Islamic Right” / Biju Mathew 

Discussant: Nagesh Rao



HMNY2011: Management & Dispossession of the Human Surplus

“Accumulation, Excess, and Childhood: Towards a Countertopography of Risk and Waste” / Cindi Katz 

“The Shifting Spatial Requirements of Indigenous Dispossession in Canada: Primitive Accumulaltion in the Political Economy of White Settler Colonialism” /
Shiri Pasternak 

“Land Enclosure, Micro-finance and Witch-hunting in Africa and India today” / Silvia Federici

Discussant: Werner Bonefeld



Chair: Jesse Goldstein

HMNY2011: Creative and/or Insurrectionary Practices

“Break the vicious circle: contemporary art between religion and politics” / Oxana Timofeeva

“The Creative-Destructive Character: Art and Labour in Terms of Communisation” / Marina Vishmidt & Anthony Iles

“How to Dance a Riot: On the Aesthetics of Struggle” / Olive McKeon

“Zones of Insurrection: The Subversive Hegemon, Transgression, Transcendence and the Public Space” / Stuart Smithers  

Discussants : Dara Greenwald and Lindsay Caplan