The BRICS Summit took place on 24th June, 2022 with China as the chair. There are a lot of interesting developments taking place within and around the BRICS nations, and it is important that we analyze these developments from a people-centric lens. Every year a number of civil society organizations, trade unions and people’s movements come together to organize People’s BRICS where we try to deliberate on the several aspects of the bloc, the developments over the past year and present a people’s alternative for what is at best a loose high-level deliberation. This year, we are organizing a roundtable under the People’s Forum on BRICS banner where a number of scholars and activists would convene to review the developments in the past year and their implications for BRICS.

Session Chair:
Trevor Ngwane, Political economist and Professor of Sociology at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Speakers:
Boris Kagarlitsky, Coordinator of the Transnational Institute Global Crisis project and Director of the Institute of Globalization and Social Movements, Russia
Lisa Thompson, Political economist, Professor in the School of Government University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Vijay Prashad, Indian Marxist Historian and Executive Director at Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research
Au Loong Yu, Borderless Movement, Hong Kong
Ana Garcia, General Coordinator at BRICS Policy Center and Associate Professor of International Relations at Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Adhemar Mineiro, Brazilian Network on Peoples’ Integration and Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Meeting link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88195662238?pwd=K3lMV3JJV1JaQ003K2tLSkw2ZEl3dz09
Meeting ID: 881 9566 2238
Passcode: 787341

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