[Reader-list] Does Capitalism Have a Future?: Golden Jubilee Lecture by Craig Calhoun

Praveen Rai praveenrai at csds.in
Thu Nov 28 00:01:33 CST 2013

 Centre for the Study of Developing Societies

invites you to a Golden Jubilee Lecture

*Does Capitalism Have a Future?*

by *Craig Calhoun*

*Rajeev Bhargava *will Chair

Saturday, 7 December 2013, 5.30 pm

CSDS Seminar Hall,

29 Rajpur Road, Delhi 110054

Capitalism seems to have survived another deep crisis, though widespread
growth has not resumed. Simple collapse is not the likely future. But
neither is stability. Capitalism’s global centre of gravity is changing but
no new hegemonic power has arisen. Liberal institutions are challenged.
State leadership and global governance are both crucial and vexed. And
renewed capitalism must deal differently with its social and natural

*Craig Calhoun* is Director of the London School of Economics and Political
Science. Previously he was President of the Social Science Research Council
and a professor at North Carolina, Columbia and NYU Universities. As an
individual scholar, his work has ranged across the social sciences,
history, and philosophy.

He is the author of several books which includes: *The Roots of Radicalism:
Tradition, the Public Sphere, and Early 19th Century Social Movements,
Nations Matter: Culture, History, and the Cosmopolitan Dream,* and *Neither
Gods Nor Emperors: Students and the Struggle for Democracy in China. *His
most recent book *Does Capitalism Have a Future? *was published this year*.*

*Rajeev Bhargava *is Director of the Centre for the Study of Developing

Praveen Rai
Academic Secretary
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
29, Rajpur Road
Delhi - 110054
Phone: 91-11-23942199
Fax: 91-11-23943450

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