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Vice President Álvaro García Linera of the Plurinational Republic of Bolivia in conversation with Étienne Balibar

November 28, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society presents:

Vice President Álvaro García Linera of the Plurinational Republic of Bolivia in conversation with Étienne Balibar

Introduction by Provost John Coatsworth

Moderated by Bruno Bosteels

 

Mr. Álvaro García Linera has been the Vice President of Bolivia since 2006. Trained as a mathematician at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), he is also the author of numerous essays in sociology and political theory, including most significantly Forma valor y forma comunidad (Value Form and Community Form, written in prison in 1994) and the collection of essays La potencia plebeya (first published in 2008, translated into English as Plebeian Power in hardcover with Brill and in paperback edition with Haymarket Books). Next year a further selection of essays will be published in English under the provisional title Towards an Integral State, edited and translated by Bruno Bosteels (Verso).

García Linera and Balibar will discuss questions of socialism and the state in the contemporary conditions of world capitalism.

 

 

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This event is at capacity but will be streamed online. Details to follow.

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Co-Sponsored by:

Center for Contemporary Critical Thought at Columbia Law School

Institute of Latin American Studies

Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures

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November 28, 2016
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6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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403 Jerome Green Hall
435 W 116th St.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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