Vivek Chibber

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Vivek Chibber

Vivek Chibber was born in Delhi, India. He is a professor of sociology at New York University, where he has been since receiving his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin in 1999. He is author of Locked in Place: State-Building and Late Industrialization in India (Princeton: 2003), as well as articles on imperialism, Marxist theory, long-term historical change, and the political economy of development[1].

Socialist publications

Chibber is associate editor of the Socialist Register, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Agrarian Change, Politics and Society, and other journals[2].

Left Forum

Vivek Chibber, Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Bill Fletcher Jr., Frances Fox Piven and David Graeber were speakers on the closing plenary, Visions for the Future at the Left Forum. The forum was held March 9 - 11, 2007 at Cooper Union College, New York City[3]

In 2009, the Left Forum board included Stanley Aronowitz, Roderick Bush, Eric Canepa, Vivek Chibber, Nancy Holmstrom, Jamie McCallum, Lorraine Minnite, Frances Fox Piven, Hobart Spalding, Bill Tabb, Richard D. Wolf and Julia Wrigley[4].

Left Forum 2013

Grassroots Visions of Socialism: The Growing Vision of Alternatives to Capitalism Emerging from Contemporary Social Movements