Day Symposium: “The Contradictions of Liberalism From the 18th  Century to the Present: Leftist Critiques”

Provisional symposium timetable

Please note that the times given are local (Berlin) times; British times will all be one hour earlier

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10.15 – 10.30 am Francis King: Greetings from the Socialist History Society

10.30 – 11.00 am Antonio Jesus Pinto Tortosa: “The West in Front of the Mirror: Liberalism’s Contradictions in (post)Colonial Terms. The Haitian Case (1791-present)”

11.00 – 11.30 pm Kathryn Robinson: “Lynch Law and the American Project: How White Colonists Adapted European Precedent to Structure Racial Citizenship.”

11.30 -12.00/12.30 pm Discussion

12.30 – 2.00 pm Lunch Break

2.00 – 2.30 pm Lutti Mira: “Liberalism Critique from the Point of View of the Periphery: the Brazilian Case”

2.30 – 3.00 pm Mark Lause: “The Paradox of American Liberalism”

3.00 – 3.30/4.00 pm Discussion

4.00 – 4.15 pm Axel Fair-Schulz: Concluding Remarks

6.00 pm Dinner