Leo Panitch, Political Science, York University

Europe versus Greece

European Realities and Left Illusions

Wednesday, September 16, 4pm 206 Ingraham Hall

The Possibilities and Limits of Syriza

Thursday, September 17, 4pm 8417 Social Science

Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public

Thursday, September 17, 7pm 1101 Grant Street

Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies and Institute for Regional and International Studies.

A man looks directly into the camera. His white and gray hair is short and swept back from his face. He wears silver metallic eyeglasses with oval lenses. He wears a light-blue linen button-down shirt. He is seated before a light gray background.LEO PANITCH is the Canada research chair in comparative political economy and distinguished research professor of Political Science at York University, Toronto. For the past three decades, he has been editor of the Socialist Register. His book (with Sam Gindin), The Making Of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy Of American Empire (2012) was awarded the Deutscher book prize in the UK and the Davidson book prize in Canada. Among his many other books are In and Out of Crisis: The Global Financial Meltdown and Left Alternatives (2010); Renewing Socialism: Transforming Democracy, Strategy and Imagination (2008), and The End of Parliamentary Socialism: From New Left to New Labour (2001).