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Speaker(s): Professor Gareth Stedman Jones
Chair: Dr Robin Archer

Recorded on 10 November 2016 at Old Theatre, Old Building

Gareth Stedman Jones will discuss Marx, history and nature; challenge ideas of Marx's ‘materialist conception of history’; and explore his debt to Hegel and German idealism.

Gareth Stedman Jones is Professor of the History of Ideas at Queen Mary, University of London. He is a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge and taught at the university for many years, becoming Professor of Political Science in 1997. He is the author of Outcast London, Languages of Class and An End to Poverty? and most recently Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion, as well as being the editor of the Penguin Classics edition of The Communist Manifesto.

Robin Archer is Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme at LSE.

The Ralph Miliband Programme (@RMilibandLSE) is one of LSE's most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband's spirit of free social inquiry.

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