The Bhagat Singh Study Circle and the International Manifesto Group are thrilled to present a lecture by John Ross on the subject of Socialism in the 21st Century.
The webinar will take place on Tuesday 21 March 2023 at 8:30 New York Time / 12:30 PM London Time / 6:00 PM Indian Standard Time.
Attend this online event on 21 March at this link: http://meet.google.com/urw-vpks-soi
About this event
This lecture will explain how socialist countries like China, Vietnam and Cuba provide alternative models to capitalism, how this prevailing socialism is working on a world scale, and the future of socialism.
John Ross is Senior Fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China. He is the author of a China’s Great Road: Lessons for Marxist Theory and Socialist Practices (2021). He is author of two best-selling books published in Chinese ‘ –The Great Chess Game ’and ‘Don’t Misunderstand China’s Economy’. Since 1992, and the publication in Russia of his ‘Why the Economic Reform Succeeded in China and Will Fail in Russia and Eastern Europe, ’he is the author of over 500 published articles on China’s economy and geopolitical relations. He has more than one million followers on Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter. His articles on China’s economy have won several prizes in China. He is author of two best-selling books published in Chinese ‘ –The Great Chess Game ’and ‘Don’t Misunderstand China’s Economy’.
This event will be moderated by Shailangi Das. Shailangi Das is a student activist with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Calcutta and an M.A. in Political Science at from Pondicherry University.
The Bhagat Singh Study Circle is a progressive study circle working under Students’ Federation of India-Pondicherry University Unit Committee. It is aimed at deconstructing mainstream ideas and inculcating a critical thought process among the student community. The BSSC uphold the values of “Independence, Democracy, and Socialism”, inside the campus through discussions on various socially relevant topics and books.