The 3th International Conference on Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe (ICMCTEE2022) will be held during November 18-21, 2022 in Chengdu, China. It will be in memory of György Márkus (1934-2016). Márkus was a member of Budapest School and put forward a series of central conceptions about culture, arts, modernity, anthropology and philosophy.
John Lechte, The Human: Bare Life and Ways of Life (Bloomsbury, 2020)
Reviewed by Claire Colebrook
by Peter Beilharz and Sian Supski
Stuart Macintyre died in Melbourne on 22 November 2021. He was one of the leading Australian historians of our times, an inspiring scholar, a culture builder, and endless source of generosity and enthusiasm for the work of history as well as the social sciences. A young Althusserian, all those years ago, he was a lifelong socialist and labour movement enthusiast.
by Harry Blatterer
I encountered Maria’s paper on friendship for the first time as an undergraduate student, so quite some time before it was finally published in Thesis Eleven as part of a Festschrift collection in celebration of Maria’s work. I remember that first encounter vividly.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Thesis Eleven, a journal of critical theory and historical sociology. Its Founding Editor, Professor Peter Beilharz, sat down with Dr Alonso Casanueva Baptista and Dr Andrew Gilbert, both current editors, to discuss the journal’s history, the changes in the university and academic publishing since the journal’s beginnings in 1981, as well as various other topics. Please join us for this inaugural podcast.
Scott Ferguson, Declarations of Dependence: Money, Aesthetics, and the Politics of Care (University of Nebraskra Press, 2018)
Reviewed by Jonathan Ben-Menachem, Columbia
Thesis Eleven turns 40 this year! To celebrate we warmly invite you to attend a series of virtual conversations that we will hold with a stellar line up of scholars all around the world, who will share their perspectives as friends of the journal and as intellectuals who have closely engaged with Thesis Eleven.
Contributors: Peter Hudis, Alison Ross, Esperança Bielsa, Jodie Lee Heap, Andrea Lanza, Gerard Delanty, Neal Harris, Ali Rıza Taşkale, Jeremy Smith, Kevin Blachford, Eduardo de la Fuente, Wayne Hudson, John Lechte, J. F. Dorahy, Gary Pearce, Henry Paternoster, Chamsy el-Ojeili, Andrew Simon Gilbert, Greg Melleuish
This year, the fortieth anniversary of Thesis Eleven, the 20th Annual Lecture will be delivered by Founding Editor, Peter Beilharz. This event is hosted by the Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory, La Trobe University and concludes a program of events celebrating 40 years of Thesis Eleven.
Achille Mbembe is one of the preeminent critical theorists and public intellectuals of the current and future world. His intervention is to think the world in-common and the condition of planetary entanglement…
Jenifer Nicholson, These Barbed Wire Barriers: Antonio Gramsci and the Schucht Sisters (BSA Auto/Biography Study Group, 2020)
Reviewed by Peter Beilharz