On 4th December 2009, The Bookshop “Thymeli” and the Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies have organized a one-day Conference event on:
The keynote speech, ‘In Appreciation of Peter Gowan’ will be by Professor Kees Van Der Pijl of Sussex University, author of the award-winning Nomads, Empires, States.
The venue for the conference will be: Thymeli Bookshop, 138-140 Androutsou Str, Piraeus 18532
Peter Gowan passed away on Friday, 12th June. A long standing member of the New Left Review editorial board, a pioneering scholar of Eastern Europe politics and economics and author of The Global Gamble: Washington’s Faustian Bid for World Dominance. To see Misha Glenny’s obituary in The Guardian, click here.
In his honour a prize fund for a graduate student at London Metropolitan University has been set up; please see here for details on how to donate.