Michael Löwy and Eleni Varikas are in Cape Town for a speaking tour, organised by the Abdulhay Ahmed Saloojee Memorial Trust

9 April
4 – 7 pm
Lecture and Discussion: The Relevance of the Cuban Revolution Today
– Michael Löwy
Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education, 1 Batten Lane and Main Road, Mowbray
10 April
6 – 8:30pm
Public Seminar: Gender, Race and Class and Identity Politics
– Eleni Varikas
WWMP – Isivivana Centre, 8 Mzala Street Khayelitsha (opposite Home Affairs)
11 April
11am – 4pm
Workshop: Eco-socialism and the Just Transition
– Michael Löwy
AIDC, 129 Rochester Road, Observatory
11 April
12:30 – 2pm
Lecture and Discussion: Gender, Race and Class and Identity Politics
– Eleni Varikas
1E & G Rooms, School of Government UWC

Michael Löwy is a French-Brazilian Marxist sociologist and philosopher. He is emeritus research director in social sciences at the French National Center of Scientific Research and lectures at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris, France. He is the author of books on Karl Marx, Che Guevara, Liberation Theology, György Lukács, Walter Benjamin, Lucien Goldmann and Franz Kafka.

Eleni Varikas is a University Lecturer in Political Science at Universite Paris 8. Her research topics include gender and modern political theory, difference plurality exclusion in universalistic legitimation systems, and hierarchical categorization. She serves on the editorial boards of Powers. French Review of Constitutional and Political Studies; Gender and History; Political Reasons; and Les Cahiers du Genre.