SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

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2017

November

28/11/17

December

05/12/17
  • The Politics of the 'Surplus Population' Question in Southern Africa
  • Bridget O’Laughlin
  • The ‘surplus population’ question has made the (academic) left nervous about the limitations of ‘productivist’ Marxist class politics. Some wish to jump directly towards the end of work; others favour redistributive struggles to achieve Polyanian decommodification and social re-imbedding.

09/12/17
  • Ground Down By Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and Inequality in 21st Century India
  • There is a special conference being organised on 9 December called Ground Down By Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and Inequality in 21st Century India, which is now part of the Development Studies Seminar Series. The event is free but ticketed, and can be booked through the link below. Please circulate widely to interested colleagues and students. The event will be held in the Brunei Gallery where the exhibition 'Behind the Indian Boom' is taking place.