Session Two: Debt, Agrarian Change and Capitalism

'Debt and Credit in Rural Communities' is an online reading group that pays attention to processes of agrarian change unleashed by debt and credit. It looks at the experiences of rural communities, peasants, and workers while also examining the structural transformations produced by finance.

Thursday 13 May 2021 | 18:00-19:00 UK-Time

This week, the group are meeting to discuss the following texts:

Gerber, Julien (2014) 'The role of rural indebtedness in the evolution of capitalism', The Journal of Peasant Studies, 41:5, 729-747,

Ferreira da Silva, Denise; Chakravartty, Paula (2012) 'Accumulation, Dispossession, and Debt: The Racial Logic of Global Capitalism—An Introduction'. American Quarterly, 64(3). pp. 361-385

This reading group is convened by Joseph Martínez-Salinas. If you have any queries about the events or reading, please don't hesitate to email.


Image courtesy of Joseph Martínez-Salinas.