Reading group ‘Communist Proteins: Lenin’s Skin, Astrobiology, and the Origin of Life

13 May, 2021 – ‘Communist Proteins: Lenin’s Skin, Astrobiology, and the Origin of Life’ (available here). Facilitator(s) for this session: Alexei Yurchak (the author).

A special group this week, as we will be welcoming Alexei Yurchak, who will present his essay ‘Communist Proteins: Lenin’s Skin, Astrobiology, and the Origin of Life.’Here is the link to the text:
https://drive.google.com/…/1mixbuaJRD…/view…Alexei is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Berkeley. He is the author of Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More: The Last Soviet Generation, and famously coined the term of ‘hypernormalisation.’ So we’re very lucky to welcome him.And here is the link to the meeting:
https://bit.ly/3kifxZY
Meeting ID: 604 596 7588
Passcode: CITY