What Does “Imperialism” Mean in an Age of Global Finance?—a symposium over two evenings

General Programming

  • Committee on Global Thought
  • Free and open to the public
  • First come, first seated
  • No registration necessary

In an age of global finance and neo-liberal policies, when powerful elites around the world are deeply allied by mutual self-interest, the idea that one nation exercises economic power over another is less relevant than other forms of emerging hegemonies. This symposium features David Harvey, Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York; Sitaram Yechury, the Parliamentary Group Leader for the Communist Party of India; Prabhat Patnaik, Jayati Ghosh, and CP Chandrasekhar, Professors of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Jomo Kwame Sundaram, U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development; and Duncan Foley, Leo Model Professor of Economics at the New School for Social Research.

  • David Harvey Distinguished Professor City University of New York
  • Sitaram Yechury Parliamentary Group Leader Communist Party of India
  • Prabhat Patnaik Professor Emeritus, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Jayati Ghosh Professor of Economics Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • CP Chandrasekhar Professor of Economics Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Jomo Kwame Sundaram Former Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • Duncan Foley Leo Model Professor of Economics The New School