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Visiting Scholar Lecture: Dr. Adam Morton on Mexico - Jan 23

Visiting Scholar Lecture: Dr. Adam Morton on Mexico - Jan 23

Visiting Scholar Lecture: Dr. Adam Morton on Mexico - Jan 23

Guest Lecture Dr. Adam Morton

University of Nottingham (UK), First Recipient of the Latin American Perspectives Fellowship Endowment to travel to UCR Libraries Latin American Collections

Adam Morton received his Ph.D. in 2000 from the Department of International Politics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.  He was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy at the University of Nottingham in 2005. His research interests include debates in historical sociology, political economy, development studies, and Marxist theory. He has published in various journals and, most recently, has an article forthcoming in *International Studies Quarterly* (2008) and last year published a single-authored book entitled *Unravelling Gramsci: Hegemony and Passive Revolution in the Global Political Economy* (Pluto Press, 2007).

In his talk Adam Morton will reflect on the context of the Mexican Revolution and theoretical issues in historical sociology arising from his study.

Faculty, graduate students and interested undergraduates are welcome!  Some refreshments will be served.  Co-sponsored by the UCR Libraries and the Latin American Studies Program.

Reflections on Uneven Development:
Mexican Revolution, Primitive Accumulation, Passive Revolution

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 12-2 pm
Where: Rivera Library 403

For more information please contact Freya Schiwy, Vice director Latin American Studies Program (freyasch@ucr.edu)



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