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[London] Liberation from Oppressive Gender Norms! – Marx on Gender, and Recent Feminist Revolutions

Socialism Reimagined

Developing a Marxist-Humanist Analysis of
an Alternative to Capitalism

A Public Series of Discussions Sponsored by
the International Marxist-Humanist Organisation

 

Major parts of Europe are today facing huge problems with adapting to an environmentally sustainable life, increasing wealth inequalities, sexism and racism, and an increased feeling of alienation. In this series of public meetings, we will explore various contemporary issues facing us today, and discuss them together, in light of key Marxist-Humanist ideas.

Meetings via ZOOM

Join Zoom Meeting: TBA

Most suggested readings are available from the International Marxist-Humanist Organisation.

Session 2: Liberation from Oppressive Gender Norms! – Marx on Gender, and Recent Feminist Revolutions

Date & Time: Monday, February 7 at 19:00 GMT/20:00 CET
Description: How is today’s capitalism reshaping the gender norms and gender relations, and in what ways are ongoing struggles against sexism inspiring new forms of resistance to patriarchy? And is there anything in Marx’s writings that can inspire a new analysis?
Suggested Readings: Excerpt from Marx on Gender and the Family by Heather A. Brown.
Opening the discussion: Grace Scrimgeour & Jens Johansson

Session 3: A Planet at Risk – Ecosocialism and What “Sustainability” Really Means

Date & Time: Monday, February 28 at 19:00 GMT/20:00 CET
Description: TBA
Opening the discussion: Karel Ludenhoff