today’s global political economy, we are witnessing a new
era of integration and inequality, which is playing out through
particular expressions of systemic crises. We are also witnessing
the rise of a ultra-neoliberal authoritarian political project in
the United States, in conjunction with the resurgence of right-wing
political sectors across the Americas. What should we understand
about the particularities of this globalization phase in the history
of world capitalism, and in the context of these regions and their
populations? How can working and popular classes, and their movements
from below, effectively coordinate and struggle in a world of capitalist
purpose of this conference is to focus critical studies of global
capitalism on Central, North, and South America, and on the Caribbean,
to provide opportunities for interested scholars and activists to
explore, discuss, and debate related issues occurring in these regions.
• The transnational
capitalist class across the Americas.
• Capitalist globalization, capital accumulation and development.
• Trumpism: the rise of neo-liberal authoritarianism and
its neo-fascist contingents.
• Movements from below, activism, and the popular classes
in the 21st century Americas.
• Migration and crossing borders.
• Transnational capital and the state .
• State repression, militarization, soft power, & coup
• Class war on the marginalized and super-exploited.
• Financialization and tax havens.
• Education and other institutions.
• Global corporate networks intersecting with Latin America
and the Caribbean.
• Capitalism, class and power relations in these regions.
• Gendered and Racialized social relations in the Western
• Ideological formation in the global epoch.
• Natural resource conflicts and environmental movements.
(100 words) must be submitted by August 15, 2017 to: Vladimir
Pacheco Cueva, email@example.com
COST: $175.00 US
For more information
on the Network for the Critical Study of Global Capitalism see:
Committee: William K. Carroll (Univ. of Victoria, Canada), Vladimir
Pacheco Cueva (Aarhus Univ. Denmark), Anthony van Fossen (Griffith
Univ. Australia), Jerry Harris (Global Studies Association, US),
Marek Hrubec (Czech Academy of Sciences), Georgina Murray (Griffith
Univ. Australia), Isaias R. Rivera (Univ. Autonoma de Chihuahua,
Mexico), William I. Robinson (Univ. of California Santa Barbara,
US), Leslie Sklair (London School of Economics, UK), Jeb Sprague-Silgado
(Univ. of California Santa Barbara, US), Hilbourne Watson (Bucknell
A Political and Cultural Tour of Cuba
6-day Customized Post-Conference Tour, November 4-9,
should be sent to Cliff DuRand at firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than August 15th.
Learn what has made
Cuba such a unique society. Program includes:
- Presentation on
the Habana Vieja integral development project by Ayleen Nunez
of the Office of the City Historian, and walking tour of Habana
- Guided visit to
the Museum of the Revolution,
- Visit to the cooperative
organic garden of Alamar,
- Visit to a local
- Talk by Olga Fernández
on Socialist Hegemony, Institute of Philosophy,
- Talk on New Forms
of Non-Agricultural Cooperatives by Humberto Miranda, Institute
of Philosophy or Camila
- Pineiro Harnecker,
Center for Study of the Cuban Economy (CEEC), Talk on US-Cuban
Relations by Raul
- Rodriguez, Center
for the Study of the Hemisphere and the United States (CEHSEU),
- Evening entertainment
at Fabrica del Arte,
- Performance at
Gran Teatro, and
- Casa de Africa
museum and Yoruba Cultural Center.
will be at Hotel
Vedado, a comfortable, centrally located 3-star hotel.
- AC and swimming
- Lunch included
at various restaurants (cooperatives, state, and paladares).
For dinners you are on your own. The hotel cost covers 10 days that
include the conference dates as well as the tour.
land costs per person based on the program. The
cost comes down the more people who sign up for the tour.
- Hotel accommodations,
- Group transfers
in and out,
for the program, and
- Specialized bilingual
Cuban guide services for the program
These costs do not include airfare, visa, tips (guide, driver, all
other tips), honorariums for special speakers, or meals and visits
not included in the program.
$55 per person for all participants who were not born in Cuba. This
cost is subject to change if the current method of obtaining visas
from the Cuban Embassy in Washington, DC changes.
- FedEx Packets
will be mailed out prior to departure. If you would like individual
packets mailed out, we will collect $25 per packet.
- If paying by credit
card, an additional 4% of the entire cost will apply as charged
by the credit card companies.
Conference attendees taking the tour should make their
own air travel arrangements.
OF TRAVEL TO CUBA: Can be obtained from the travel agency
or your airline. We suggest you use this reason for travel = Professional
research and meetings - 515.564(a)