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Samir Amin: Neoliberalism and the Decline of the Bandung Project! Lecture at SOAS, University of London!

July 5, 2013

Samir Amin

This lecture was given at SOAS, University of London on 26 April 2013 as part of the series “Samir Amin: Six Decades of Development Debate”.

Professor Samir Amin is giving three seminars at SOAS on his theoretical contribution to Development Studies and his experience in advising development policies in the Global South. This is the second of these seminars.

Professor Samir Amin is Director of the Third World Forum (Dakar, Senegal) and a leading figure of World Social Forum that met this year in Tunis. He lives between Dakar, Paris and Cairo. He is one of the most prominent theorists of the political economy of development and global accumulation as well as one of the best-known analysts of Arab and African economies.

He is the author of several seminal books including:

Accumulation on a World Scale: A Critique of the Theory of Underdevelopment
Unequal Development: An Essay on the Social Formations of Peripheral Capitalism
Maldevelopment: Anatomy of a Global Failure
The People’s Spring: The Future of the Arab Revolution

You can find out more about studying development studies at SOAS, University of London at

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