6 March │ Gravensteen Lecture │ Vivek Chibber (NYU)

Professor Vivek Chibber (NYU) will deliver a lecture on his recent book, "Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital." Gravensteen, Rm. 11, 3-5pm. All are welcome.

Date & Time
6 March 2015

Gravensteen, Room 11
Pieterskerkhof 6
2311 SR Leiden

Reception to follow at the Faculty Club Brasserie

Lecture: Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital

Professor Vivek Chibber will give a lecture based on his recent book: Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital (Verso 2013)

Chair: Sanjukta Sunderason (LIAS)
Discussant: Idrees Kanth (LIAS)

Speaker Bio

Vivek Chibber is Professor of Sociology at New York University.  He was born in India and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999.  He is author of Locked in Place: State-Building and Late Industrialization in India, (Princeton: 2003),  and most recently,  Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital, (Verso: 2013).

The Gravensteen Lectures is a joint initiative started by LGI and AMT. This new series will bring out leading international scholars at the forefront of thinking through historic, contemporary, and emergent transcultural and international connections and their impacts. First Fridays, Gravensteen, 3:00-5:00pm. For the full schedule of speakers and more information about the series, click here.

Last Modified: 25-02-2015