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Max Haiven is Canada Research Chair in Culture, Media and Social Justice at Lakehead University in Northwest Ontario and director of the ReImagining Value Action Lab (RiVAL). He writes articles for both academic and general audiences and is the author of the books Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power: Capitalism, Creativity and the Commons (2014), The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity (with Alex Khasnabish, 2014) and Cultures of Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life (2014). His latest book, Art after Money, Money after Art: Creative Strategies Against Financialization, was published by Pluto in Fall 2018. His book Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts will appear in 2020.



  • February 22, Palestine
    “The Radical Imagination” talk at the AM Qattan Foundation
  • February 24, Palestine
    “Art After Money, Money After Art” talk at Bard College/Al Quds University
  • March 13, Toronto
    Keynote, Economies of Dispossession conference
  • March 21, London
    “Abstraction as Method: A Workshop on the Critique of Capitalism and the Claims of Culture” (organized with Leigh Claire La Berge)
  • April 28, London
    UCL IAS Talking Points Seminar: “Is Ours an Age of Revenge?”
  • April 30, London
     “Rethinking the University Anxiety Epidemic in an Age of Capitalist Chaos” (organized with Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou)
  • June, Rijeka (Croatia)
    Artistic project with the Global Ports Authority as part of the 2020 European Capital of Culture

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