October 17, 2018
21st-Century Socialism: Venezuela’s Communes in Historical Perspective
Venezuelan communes are radical experiments in grassroots democracy and economic production that attempt to “concretize utopia.” Atenea Jiménez (Network of Communers, Venezuela) and George Ciccariello-Maher (Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York) will examine the communes’ history, achievements, and present challenges. 6:00 pm, Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall, UMass.
More info: https://www.umass.edu/history/event/21st-century-socialism-venezuelas-communes-historical-perspective