State and Capital in the Era of Primitive Accumulation

06 May 2019 - 15:59
  • Keynote lecture: “State and Capital in the Era of Primitive Accumulation”
  • Prof. Dr. Jairus Banaji, SOAS, London
  • Friday 10 May, 17.30 h - 19:00 h

Attendance of the lecture is free.Because of the limited amount of seats, we ask visitors to pre-register by sending their name to this e-mail address:

Banaji's lecture will be part of the conference “Towards a Global History of Primitive Accumulation”, which will take place at the IISH from 9-11 May. For more information and the full program:

Jairus Banji

About Jairus Banaji

Jairus Banaji is research professor at SOAS London. His research ranges from labour in late antiquity in the Mediterranean and Middle East to agrarian social relations, Indian industrialization, and Marxist  historiography. The long time-span and wide geographical scope of his research makes work vital for understanding the longue durée of global capitalism. His works include: Agrarian Change in Late Antiquity: Gold, Labour and Aristocratic Dominance (Oxford University Press, 2002) and Theory as History: Essays on Modes of Production and Exploitation (Brill, 2010).