Book Launch: Jeremy C. A. Smith’s Debating Civilisations: Interrogating Civilisational Analysis in a Global Age at Federation University.
Who was John Curtin? The iconic image of John Curtin is as War Prime Minister and Labor leader, Curtin mopping his brow, saviour of Australia. There are other images. Earlier in his life, Curtin was a revolutionary socialist, antimilitarist and internationalist. This is the image of Curtin on the soapbox, at the Yarra Bank and…
Caravans, Capital, Civilization, Crowds
Book Launch: Multiculturalism in an age of nationalism? by Rachel Busbridge
Guest Editors: Noëleen Murray and Peter Vale
This year’s Cornelios Castoriadis’ Symposium is dedicated to the study of his early formative years after his departure from Greece and his migration to France, his participation in the publication of the journal Socialisme ou Barbarie, his gradual separation from mainstream Orthodox Marxism until the closure of the journal in 1967.
Peter Beilharz in the Philosopher’s Zone, on ABC Radio National
Video: Craig Calhoun Public Lecture at La Trobe University 2017 ‘Populism, Polarization, and Democracy’