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Social Democracy and the Nation After the Crash

Ralph Miliband Programme ‘Nations and Borders’ lecture series in association with Policy Network

Date: Thursday 17 October 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Andrew Gamble
Chair: Professor Anne Phillips

Why has the global financial crisis not revived the left? Andrew Gamble argues that the policies of the 1980s and 1990s have left social democracy disadvantaged in a period of austerity. To prosper, it must rethink the political economy of capitalism and the nation.

Andrew Gamble is head of the Department for Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. He is the author and editor of several books, including The Progressive Tradition: eighty years of the political quarterly| and The Spectre at the Feast: capitalist crisis and the politics of recession.

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