Peter Gowan (obituary)

All the versions of this section : [English] [français]

Articles in this section

  • Death of a comrade – Peter Gowan: 1946–2009

    , by ALI Tariq

    With the death of Peter Gowan on 12 June 2009, the international left has lost one of its most astute political analysts, and New Left Review the most generous and steadfast of comrades. Peter was a socialist intellectual of the highest calibre, combining enormous energy and independence of (...)

  • The Ways of the World

    , by BOCJUN Marko, GOWAN Peter, NEWMAN Mike

    Peter Gowan died June 12, 2009. From January to June 2009, Marko Bojcun and Mike Newman, friends and colleagues of Peter Gowan at London Metropolitan University, recorded a series of interviews with him. This text is an edited version, based on several of those sessions and has been published (...)

  • Peter Gowan Obituary

    , by KILMISTER Andrew

    Peter Gowan, a member of the editorial board of Debatte since the merger with Labour Focus on Eastern Europe at the beginning of 2006, died on 12 June 2009 of mesothelioma. Peter was absolutely central to Labour Focus over three decades, as a founder member of the Editorial Collective, as (...)

  • Peter Gowan: In Memoriam

    , by PANITCH Leo

    At Peter Gowan’s funeral we heard a recorded interview with his fellow academic Mike Newman in which, with typical modesty and wry humour -’don’t let’s get above ourselves’ – he said what he was most proud of was his ’ effort to perceive what’s going on in the world from a non-provincial, British (...)

  • Peter Gowan - an appreciation

    , by HEARSE Phil

    Peter Gowan, Professor at London Metropolitan University, a member of the New Left Review editorial board and a former leader of the International Marxist Group (IMG), died on 12 June.
    Peter Gowan was probably the leading Marxist expert on international relations writing in English, and wrote (...)