This Weekend in Tel-Aviv: 10th Annual Marx Forum

The Tenth Annual Marx Forum will take place in Tel-Aviv this coming Friday and Saturday, November 4-5, under the auspices of the Hagada Hasmalit (Left Bank) Alternative Cultural Center and “MoBY” — the Museum of Bat Yam.

This year’s Marx Forum will be devoted to the topic “Imperialism Then and Now” to commemorate 100 years since the 1916 writing and mid-1917 publication of the V.I. Lenin’s monumental work Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism. The forum’s lectures and discussions will explore questions related to the development of imperialism since the publication of Lenin’s book, including its constant and varying aspects.

The forum will include a number of lectures and panel discussions addressing: Imperialism, Zionism and Colonialism – an Historic Perspective; Imperialism and Capitalist Globalization; Mechanisms of International Capital; Imperialism in the Middle East; Imperialism and Migration. The closing session will focus on a test case: Imperialism, the Israeli Government and the Natural Gas Deal. In addition, a special session will be devoted to social, environmental and class struggles during the past year.

The forum will take place on Friday, November 4 at MoBY – the Museum Bat Yam, Struma 6 and Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the Left Bank, 70 Ahad Ha’am Street, Tel Aviv, first floor. Admission is free.

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