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Issue 134, June 2016

Democracy and Recognition   This issue aims to bridge some of the theoretical gaps by discussing the interconnections between recognition and democracy. This is done by, firstly, highlighting the fact that the relationship of these two concepts is not without its problems – there certainly is potential for pathological developments and deviations – and, secondly,…

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2016 Annual Lecture: Chiara Bottici

To register, enter your name in the box below, and click ‘Submit’. An email will be sent to our mailbox. Download PDF flyer: Thesis Eleven 2016 Annual Lecture This is a free event, registration is for the estimation of attendance.

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Issue 133, April 2016

Politics of Critique and the Critique of Politics Articles: Habermas on the European crisis: Attempting the impossible Volker M. Heins Abstract: Based on a critical reading of Jürgen Habermas’s journalistic writings on the European Union, the article argues that Europe’s current crisis is also a crisis of its narratives, and hence a crisis of meaning. The…

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Sook and Tired: A conversation about race and the media

Thesis Eleven Centre for Cultural Sociology and the Department of Social Inquiry present: Sisonke Msimang Sook and Tired: A conversation about race and the media In the last few years, questions of racial justice have re-emerged in America, South Africa and Australia.  This conversation will look at media coverage of police brutality against African-Americans, and…