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Next Past & Present Reading Group Text

by Adam David Morton on May 24, 2019

This is to announce that the Past & Present Reading Group will be meeting to discuss, on a weekly basis, our next text which is Jennifer Robinson, Ordinary Cities: Between Modernity and Development.

As previously, we will meet Fridays, 1:00-2:00, with our meetings to be held at University of Sydney, Social Science Building, Room 370. Our first meeting will be on Friday 21 June.

The previous fourteen books read by the group have included the following past and present classics in political economy, with a commentary written on each text by a member from the group:

The set image to this post reproduces the artwork of Tito Zungu ‘Untitled’ [1993], Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Adam David Morton
Adam David Morton is Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney. He is author of Unravelling Gramsci: Hegemony and Passive Revolution in the Global Political Economy (2007); Revolution and State in Modern Mexico: The Political Economy of Uneven Development (2011), recipient of the 2012 Book Prize of the British International Studies Association (BISA) International Political Economy Group (IPEG); and co-author of Global Capitalism, Global War, Global Crisis (2018) with Andreas Bieler. He co-edits Progress in Political Economy (PPE) with Gareth Bryant that was the recipient of the 2017 International Studies Association (ISA) Online Media Caucus Award for the Best Blog (Group) and the 2018 International Studies Association (ISA) Online Media Caucus Award for Special Achievement in International Studies Online Media.

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