Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Debt | Crisis | Capitalism: a public lecture & seminar

See below and Facebook event for Thurs is here:


Debt | Crisis | Resistance
Thursday 21 November - lecture
Saturday 23 November - seminar

Two unique events exploring debt, crisis and resistance, coming up
this November. A public lecture (21st November) and a seminar (23rd
November) with George Caffentzis, David Graeber, Christina Laskaridis,
Johnna Montgomerie and others. See below for full details.

Debt | Crisis | Capitalism: a public lecture

A public lecture on debt, crisis and capitalism with George
Caffentzis, David Graeber and Christina Laskaridis.

Thursday 21 November
ULU - Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY
Organised in collaboration with: PM Press and Jubilee Debt Campaign

Debt Resistance: a seminar for analysis and action

A full day seminar with George Caffentzis and others to bring together
activists and academics, campaigners and theorists, to examine debt
and resistance in the UK and around the world. An opportunity to
deepen analysis of debt, create links, and investigate strategies for

Speakers include:
George Caffentzis
Johnna Montgomerie (Goldsmiths University)

Christina Laskaridis (Greek Debt Audit Campaign)
Caroline Molloy (ourNHS)
Michael Chessum (National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts)

Saturday 23rd November
10.30am - 4.30pm

Lunch: will be pot-luck. Bring something to share.
Birkbeck University, Room B33, Malet Street, London, WC1E

Spaces are limited. To register and see the full program see here:


George Caffentzis is a philosopher of money and a leading thinker in
the development of autonomist thought. Co-founder of MidnightNotes
Collective, his most recent book is In Letters of Blood and Fire:
Work, Machines, and the Crisis of Capitalism (PM Press/Common Notions,
2013). He is a member of Strike Debt (US).

David Graeber is an American anthropologist, author, anarchist and
activist who is currently Professor of Anthropology at the London
School of Economics. He is the author of many books including Debt:
The First 5000 Years (Melville House, 2011). Graeber has long been
involved in social and political activism, including as a leading
figure in the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Christina Laskaridis is a researcher with Corporate Watch. She is a
founding member of the Greek Debt Audit campaign (ELE). She studied
economics at York University and SOAS, and is a member of Research on
Money and Finance.

Johnna Montgomerie is a lecturer at Goldsmiths University and an
affiliate with the Centre for Research into Socio-Cultural Change
(CRESC). Her research interests include household debt (mortgage,
student loans, consumer credit, payday lending) and its relationship
to Anglo-American financialisation, especially in the context of
never-ending crisis and the new Age of Austerity.

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