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posted by Robert DeVet in on mars 16, 2014 - View profile


After The Fall: A 25th Anniversary Reassessment Of Racial Capitalism & The End Of The Cold War

- 9:00pm
Mardi Mars 18 2014

Venue: Spring Garden Memorial Public Library
Address: 5381 spring garden rd

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In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell and ‘the end of history’ was proclaimed, with numerous proclamations that human development had reached its apotheosis with the triumph of the West. This panel discussion looks back to critically reevaluate this moment of apparent global liberation. Kirrily Freeman (SMU), Chair. Radhika Natarajan (Reed College), "'A great day for freedom': The Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Rise of Neoliberalism in Thatcher's Britain". Isaac Saney (SMU/Dalhousie University), "Who Freed Mandela? The Cold War, Cuba, and Southern African Liberation". John Munro (SMU), "Settler Colonialism and Neoliberal Gentrification at the End of History" Presented by the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Culture, Saint Mary's University: http://www.smu.ca/academics/interdisciplinary-study-of-culture.html.

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