Professor Gareth Stedman Jones: Marx and the World beyond Europe

29 Jul 2015 - 13:45
Historical Studies, Kaplan Centre and Huma cordially invite you to a seminar:
Friday 7 August
Huma Seminar Room
4th floor, Neville Alexander Building (formerly Humanities)
University Avenue, Upper Campus
12.30pm for 1pm-2.30pm seminar
Professor Gareth Stedman Jones will be speaking on:


'Marx and the World beyond Europe'


Gareth Stedman Jones is a world-renowned historian, author and public intellectual. From 1964 to 1981 he served on the Editorial Board of the New Left Review and was a joint founder of the History Workshop Journal in 1976. Since 1991, he has served as Director of the Centre for History and Economics at King's College, Cambridge, and held the post of Professor of Political Science at the University from 1997. Prof. Stedman Jones left Cambridge in 2010 to become Professor of the History of Ideas at Queen Mary, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Fellow of the British Academy. His research interests include Modern European political thought; the political, intellectual and economic history of Europe from the time of the French Revolution; and Victorian London. Among his publications are; Outcast London (Oxford, 1971 [reprinted with new preface, 1984; reprinted Harmondsworth, 1992; Open University edition, 2002]), Languages of Class: Studies in English Working Class History, 1832-1982 (Cambridge, 1983), An End to Poverty? (Profile Books, 2004), Religion and the Political Imagination (co-edited with Ira Katznelson, Cambridge, 2010) and The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Political Thought (co-edited with Gregory Claeys, Cambridge, 2011).He is currently completing a major new biography of Karl Marx for Penguin.