How worldly is the postcolonial? How postcolonial is the world? These and other, related questions are at the centre of this issue of Thesis Eleven, that brings together some contributions to an international conference that the editors of this volume organized in March 2018 at the University of Delhi.
It is with great sorrow that we acknowledge the tragic passing of South African writer and artist, Phumlani Pikoli. He was 33 years old.
The Distortion of Nature’s Image: Reification and the Ecological Crisis (SUNY, 2019)
Reviewed by Francisco Gelves-Gomez
Chamsy el-Ojeili reviews:
Susan Buck-Morss, Revolution Today (Haymarket Books, 2019)
David Renton The New Authoritarians: Convergence on the Right (Haymarket Books, 2019);
William I. Robinson Into the Tempest: Essays on the New Global Capitalism (Haymarket Books, 2018)
Reimagining Nations and Rethinking Futures: Contemporary Eco-Political Controversies in India and Australia (Primus Books, 2019)
Reviewed by Haris Qadeer
Elettra Stimilli, Debt and Guilt: A Political Philosophy, Stefania Porcelli (trans.) (Bloomsbury Academic, 2019)
Reviewed by Scott Robinson
Watch Peter Beliharz and Mark Davis in discussion about Peter’s new book, ‘Intimacy in postmodern times: A friendship with Zygmunt Bauman’
You are welcome to contribute to this upcoming issue of the ‘Uniwersyteckie Czasopismo Socjologiczne / Academic Journal of Sociology’. The topic of the issue will be one hundred and fifty years of the influence of Polish culture on world science, literature, music and technology.
Alastair Davidson was a founding editor of Thesis Eleven, and coedited the journal from 1980 to 1984. Widely recognised for his global work on Gramsci, his essays are collected in Gramsci in Australia, forthcoming with Brill. Here he offers his memoirs of communism and intellectuals in Australia, written for the Centenary of the CPA.
Circling Marx: Essays 1980-2020 (Brill, 2020)
Author: Peter Beilharz, Sichuan University
by Peter Beilharz and Sian Supski (Melbourne)
Covid-19 has taken over the world, taken over everything including our waking everyday lives, our dreamlives, our scholarship and future institutional funding logistics. Our friend and collaborator from Jozi, Peter Vale, provoked this special project in insisting that we must respond, call out members of our global network and others to respond to – think and write – this crisis.