Category Archives: Cultural Freedom

Yanis Varoufakis with Daniel Denvir 13 August 2020 – Audio

Recorded on YouTube on 13 August 2020.

Yanis Varoufakis is a member of Greece’s parliament and leader of the Greek political party MeRA25, which belongs to the pan-European movement DiEM25. He spoke with Daniel Denvir.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Yanis Varoufakis joined us from his home in Greece and discussed the global economy. He then engaged in conversation with Daniel Denvir, host of “The Dig” podcast from jacobin magazine. Co-presented by Haymarket Books.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

Yanis Varoufakis with Daniel Denvir 13 August 2020 – Video

Recorded on YouTube on 13 August 2020.

Yanis Varoufakis is a member of Greece’s parliament and leader of the Greek political party MeRA25, which belongs to the pan-European movement DiEM25. He spoke with Daniel Denvir.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Yanis Varoufakis joined us from his home in Greece and discussed the global economy. He then engaged in conversation with Daniel Denvir, host of “The Dig” podcast from jacobin magazine. Co-presented by Haymarket Books.

Listen to the audio version here.
You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

Vijay Prashad with Melanie K. Yazzie, Talk, 25 September 2019 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 25, 2019.

Vijay Prashad is a Marxist historian and journalist. He is the director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, a movement-driven research institution based in Argentina, Brazil, India, and South Africa. He is also chief editor of LeftWord Books, a 20-year-old Marxist publishing house based in New Delhi. Additionally, Prashad is the chief correspondent for Globetrotter and writes a regular column for Frontline (India) and BirGün (Turkey). He has written 25 books, including The Darker Nations: A Peoples History of the Third World and The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South, and has appeared in two films: Shadow World and Two Meetings. For 25 years, he was a professor at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Vijay Prashad was introduced by Melanie K. Yazzie, then talked about his work. You can find the companion conversation here.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Vijay Prashad with Melanie K. Yazzie, Conversation, 25 September 2019 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 25, 2019.

Vijay Prashad is a Marxist historian and journalist. He is the director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, a movement-driven research institution based in Argentina, Brazil, India, and South Africa. He is also chief editor of LeftWord Books, a 20-year-old Marxist publishing house based in New Delhi. Additionally, Prashad is the chief correspondent for Globetrotter and writes a regular column for Frontline (India) and BirGün (Turkey). He has written 25 books, including The Darker Nations: A Peoples History of the Third World and The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South, and has appeared in two films: Shadow World and Two Meetings. For 25 years, he was a professor at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Vijay Prashad joined in conversation with Melanie K. Yazzie. You can find the companion talk here.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Vijay Prashad with Melanie K. Yazzie, 25 September 2019 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 25, 2019.

Vijay Prashad is a Marxist historian and journalist. He is the director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, a movement-driven research institution based in Argentina, Brazil, India, and South Africa. He is also chief editor of LeftWord Books, a 20-year-old Marxist publishing house based in New Delhi. Additionally, Prashad is the chief correspondent for Globetrotter and writes a regular column for Frontline (India) and BirGün (Turkey). He has written 25 books, including The Darker Nations: A Peoples History of the Third World and The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South, and has appeared in two films: Shadow World and Two Meetings. For 25 years, he was a professor at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Vijay Prashad talked about his work, then joined in conversation with Melanie K. Yazzie.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also watch the video recordings of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Boots Riley with Robin D. G. Kelley, Conversation, 11 September 2019 – Video

CORRECTED. We apologize for the typo on the previous video post.

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 11, 2019.

Boots Riley is a provocative and prolific poet, rapper, songwriter, producer, screenwriter, director, community organizer, and public speaker. He is the lead vocalist of The Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club. His directorial debut, the comedy-fantasy-sci-fi film Sorry to Bother You, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Fervently dedicated to social change, Riley was deeply involved with the Occupy Oakland movement and was one of the leaders of the activist group the Young Comrades. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Tell Homeland Security—We Are the Bomb.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Boots Riley is introduced by and in conversation with Robin D. G. Kelley.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Boots Riley with Robin D. G. Kelley, 11 September 2019 – Audio

Boots Riley in conversation with Robin D. G. Kelley in Santa Fe, NM

Boots Riley is a provocative and prolific poet, rapper, songwriter, producer, screenwriter, director, community organizer, and public speaker. He is the lead vocalist of The Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club. His directorial debut, the comedy-fantasy-sci-fi film Sorry to Bother You, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Fervently dedicated to social change, Riley was deeply involved with the Occupy Oakland movement and was one of the leaders of the activist group the Young Comrades. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Tell Homeland Security—We Are the Bomb.

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 11, 2019.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Boots Riley joined Robin D. G. Kelley in conversation.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Clive Hamilton with Lisa Sideris, Talk, 2 May 2018 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on May 2, 2018.

Clive Hamilton is an Australian author, public intellectual, and professor of public ethics at Charles Sturt University in Australia.

He received his PhD from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. He is the founder and former executive director of the Australia Institute, a progressive think tank. He has held visiting academic positions at Yale University, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, University College London, and Sciences Po in Paris.

Hamilton has published on a wide range of subjects. Among his early works are Growth Fetish, Affluenza (with Richard Denniss), and Silencing Dissent. His most recent books include The Freedom Paradox: Towards a Post-Secular Ethics, Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change, and the recently published Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene.

This was an In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom event.

In this episode, Clive Hamilton was introduced by Lisa Sideris, then talked about his work. You can find the companion conversation here.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also watch the videos of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Clive Hamilton with Lisa Sideris, Conversation, 2 May 2018 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on May 2, 2018.

Clive Hamilton is an Australian author, public intellectual, and professor of public ethics at Charles Sturt University in Australia.

He received his PhD from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. He is the founder and former executive director of the Australia Institute, a progressive think tank. He has held visiting academic positions at Yale University, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, University College London, and Sciences Po in Paris.

Hamilton has published on a wide range of subjects. Among his early works are Growth Fetish, Affluenza (with Richard Denniss), and Silencing Dissent. His most recent books include The Freedom Paradox: Towards a Post-Secular Ethics, Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change, and the recently published Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene.

This was an In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom event.

In this episode, Clive Hamilton joined Lisa Sideris in conversation. You can find the companion talk here.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also watch the videos of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Clive Hamilton with Lisa Sideris, 2 May 2018 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on May 2, 2018.

Clive Hamilton with Lisa Sideris

Clive Hamilton is an Australian author, public intellectual, and professor of public ethics at Charles Sturt University in Australia.

He received his PhD from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. He is the founder and former executive director of the Australia Institute, a progressive think tank. He has held visiting academic positions at Yale University, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, University College London, and Sciences Po in Paris.

Hamilton has published on a wide range of subjects. Among his early works are Growth Fetish, Affluenza (with Richard Denniss), and Silencing Dissent. His most recent books include The Freedom Paradox: Towards a Post-Secular Ethics, Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change, and the recently published Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene.

This was an In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom event.

In this episode, Clive Hamilton talked about his work, then joined Lisa Sideris in conversation.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also watch the videos of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.