Book Launch and Workshop - The BRICS: An Anti-Capitalist Critique

April 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Kaneff Tower Room 519

BRICS EventWhat do the BRICS and their transnational corporations actually represent? “South-South solidarity”? “multi-polar world”? “counter to US hegemony”? “worst of neoliberalcapitalism”? “junior predators”? “sub-imperialism”?

A day of lively discussion and debate with:

Editors: Patrick Bond, University of KwaZulu Natal; Ana Garcia, Federal Rural University Rio

Chapter Authors: Leo Panitch, Political Science, York; Judith Marshall, CERLAC, York


Discussants: Sean Starrs, University of Hong Kong; Greg Albo, Political Science, York

Morning Session 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Patrick Bond, Leo Panitch, Sean Starrs

Afternoon Session 2 – 4 p.m. Ana Garcia, Judith Marshall, Greg Albo

Sponsors: Center for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean, Political Science, Faculty of LA&PS, Centre for Asian Research, Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies, York University Bookstore, Centre for Social Justice

Come also to the downtown book launch at Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St., Thursday March 31 7 p.m.