Ezequiel Adamovsky

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Ezequiel Adamovsky, 2009

Ezequiel Adamovsky (born 1971) is an Argentine historian and political activist who has written many articles and books about intellectual history, globalization, anti-capitalism and left-wing politics. He is a member of the interim consultative committee of the International Organization for a Participatory Society[1] which he describes as offering "the chance to rebuild the internationalist tradition of the Left by taking into account the lessons we have learned from history".[2]

Career[edit]

Adamovsky has been involved in national and international social movements such as the Asambleas movement (a grassroots phenomenon emerging in Argentina after the Rebellion of 2001), a number of collectives of global resistance and the World Social Forum.

He is currently employed as Professor of Russian History at the University of Buenos Aires and as Researcher in CONICET, he is also a frequent contributor to left-leaning periodicals and web-pages, such as Z Magazine, Rebellion.org, and Opendemocracy.org.

Books[edit]

Adamovsky's book Anti-capitalism for beginners: the new generation on emancipatory movements (Buenos Aires, 2003, ISBN 987-555-011-6) has received many positive reviews and was translated into Japanese, German, English and Korean. His main academic books are Euro-Orientalism: Liberal Ideology and the Image of Russia in France (Oxford, 2006) and Historia de la clase media argentina (Buenos Aires, 2009).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International Organization for a Participatory Society: Consultative Committee". International Organization for a Participatory Society. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "International Organization for a Participatory Society: Testimonials". International Organization for a Participatory Society. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 

External links[edit]

Z MAG Ezequiel Adamovsky Bio http://www.zmag.org/bios/homepage.cfm?authorID=167

Open Democracy Ezequiel Adamovsky Bio http://193.41.101.57/author/Ezequiel_Adamovsky.jsp

Review of Adamovsky's book "Euro-Orientalism: Liberal Ideology and the Image of Russia in France (c. 1740-1880)" in H-France Review. H-France Review Vol. 7 (April 2007), No. 43 http://www.h-france.net/vol7reviews/brookes.html

Ezequiel Adamovsky, Euro-Orientalism: Liberal Ideology and the Image of Russia in France (c. 1740-1880). Oxford and New York: Peter Lang, 2006. 358 pp. ISBN 3-03910-516-7.