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Department of Development Studies

The Deployment of the Bandung Project (1955-1970)

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Samir Amin
Professor Samir Amin

Date: 25 April 2013Time: 4:00 PM

Finishes: 25 April 2013Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Seminar

Professor Samir Amin is giving three seminars at SOAS on his theoretical contribution to Development Studies and his experience in advising development policies in the Global South. This is the first of these seminars.

Professor Samir Amin is Director of the Third World Forum (Dakar, Senegal) and a leading figure of World Social Forum that met this year in Tunis. He lives between Dakar, Paris and Cairo. He is one of the most prominent theorists of the political economy of development and global accumulation as well as one of the best-known analysts of Arab and African economies.

He is the author of several seminal books including:

  • Accumulation on a World Scale: A Critique of the Theory of Underdevelopment
  • Unequal Development: An Essay on the Social Formations of Peripheral Capitalism
  • Maldevelopment: Anatomy of a Global Failure
  • The People's Spring: The Future of the Arab Revolution

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Samir Amin: The Deployment of the Bandung Project (1955-1970)

Contact email: ga3@soas.ac.uk