The Return of Comrade Ricardo Flores Magón

Claudio Lomnitz

October 21, 2014

The Return of Comrade Ricardo Flores Magón

Event Description 

The Mexican anarchist and exile Ricardo Flores Magón was at the center of the first grassroots political movement to span the U.S.-Mexico border. In his new biography, Claudio Lomnitz delves into the lives and ideology of Magón’s inner circle, examining their role in the Mexican Revolution.


Claudio Lomnitz is the Campbell Family Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University. 

The discussion will be moderated by Margaret Chowning and Brian DeLay, both professors of History at UC Berkeley.


Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, the Townsend Center for the Humanities, the Department of History, the Global History Seminar, and the Bancroft Library. 

More Information

Read "Mexico: Geography, Ideology, and Revolution" by Claudio Lomnitz in the Fall 2015 Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies.