Institut La Boétie, Paris
12 April 2023

“This conference is broadcast in its original version (English + French).

This conference is the second organized by the geography department of the Institut La Boétie, as part of its chairs, on the occasion of the exceptional visit of David Harvey to France.

David Harvey is a British geographer. He is the founder of critical geography and at the origin of the first spatial reading of Marxist theory. Today, the most cited geographer in the world, he is a reference for several generations of intellectuals around the world.

After having presented in a first conference on April 8, 2023 his theory on the geography of capital, he will dialogue with Jean-Luc Mélenchon, co-president of the Institut La Boétie and former candidate for the presidential election.

In this exceptional and unprecedented exchange, theoretical critical thought and transformative political action will mingle. The two will discuss together many subjects such as their conceptions of the city, the crisis of neoliberalism, the place of the State, the state of the left and social movements in Europe and in the world…”

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