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Guest Lecture: Marxism and Social Movements in France: Historical Links and Developments

Where & WhenMarxism and Social Movements in France: Historical Links and Developments presented by Prof. Jean-Numa Ducange

Verney Room

Tuesday, February 28th, 3 to 5 p.m.

Refreshments, 5 to 5:30 p.m.


Professor Ducange will present the importance of social movements in contemporary France and how Marxism has helped make them special compared to other countries. The talk will trace the history of Marxism since the 19th century and also shed light on more recent events.



Jean-Numa Ducange is a Professor of Contemporary History at the Rouen-Normandie University, France, and member of Institut Universitaire de France. He is the author of Jules Guesde: The Birth of Socialism and Marxism in France (Palgrave, 2020). Among his latest edited books there are The End of the Democratic State: Nicos Poulantzas, a Marxism for the 21st Century (with R. Keucheyan, Palgrave, 2018) and Selected Writings of Jean Jaurès: On Socialism, Pacifism and Marxism (with E. Marcobelli, Palgrave, 2021).



Marcello Musto, Department of Sociology (


Organized by

Laboratory for Alternative Theories


With the support of

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Department of Politics, Department of Sociology



Feb 28 2023


3:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Verney Room, Ross Building S674 @ 4700 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
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