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Internationale Blues: revolutionary pessimism and the politics of solidarity

Hosted by LSE Human Rights

Old Theatre, Old Building

Speaker

Professor Robin D G Kelley

Professor Robin D G Kelley

Chair

Dr Ayça Çubukçu

Dr Ayça Çubukçu

In the context of Afro-pessimism, this lecture will imagine "the Internationale," that great song of international solidarity and revolution transcending the nation, as a blues.

Robin D G Kelley is Gary B Nash Endowed Chair in US History, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ayça Çubukçu (@ayca_cu) is Associate Professor in Human Rights, Department of Sociology, LSE, and Co-Director of LSE Human Rights.

This event is the annual lecture of the Internationalism, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Solidarity (ICPS) research group at LSE.

LSE Human Rights (@LSEHumanRights) is a trans-disciplinary centre of excellence for international academic research, teaching and critical scholarship on human rights

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSESolidarity

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