Author: Vivek Chibber

Vivek Chibber is an associate professor of sociology at New York University. His latest book, Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital, is out now from Verso.

  • How Does the Subaltern Speak?

    Postcolonial theory discounts the enduring value of Enlightenment universalism at its own peril. In recent decades, postcolonial theory has largely displaced Marxism as the dominant perspective among intellectuals engaged in … Keep reading »

  • Imperialism and South Asia

    Toronto, April 24, 2009. In the context of India as a rising power with increasingly strong links to the U.S. economic and military empire, of Pakistan’s increasing vulnerability to terrorist … Watch video »

  • Violence Today: Actually Existing Barbarism

    Toronto, February 4, 2009 – This event launches The Socialist Register 2009 as well as the second edition of Leo Panitch’s Renewing Socialism: Transforming Democracy, Strategy and Imagination. Sponsored by: … Watch video »