Conference – Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe: In memory of György Márkus

November 18 -21, 2022

Sichuan University, Chengdu

The 3th International Conference on Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe (ICMCTEE2022) will be held November 18-21, 2022 in Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China. It will be in memory of György Márkus (1934-2016). Markus was a member of Budapest School and put forward a series of central conceptions about culture, arts, modernity, anthropology and philosophy. This will be an opportunity for the presentation of new work and research across a wide variety of Eastern Europe Marxist Critical Theory Studies, to enhance the field of Marxist critical theory, to share studies of critical theory of Eastern Europe, and to promote the construction of Chinese Marxism and its aesthetics. It is a continuation of events held in both 2018 and 2020.

ICMCTEE2022 is sponsored by the College of Literature and Journalism, Sichuan University and the Key Project of China National Social Science Fund “Bibliography and Research of Eastern European Marxist Aesthetics”,co-sponsored by Thesis Eleven Journal, the Research Center for Marxist Theory of Literature and Art of the College of Literature and Journalism, Sichuan University.

Theme:Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe

Specific topics:

1. György Márkus’s Life and Thoughts

2. György Márkus, György Lukács and the Budapest School

3. Critical Theory in Eastern Europe and Western Marxism

4. Marxist Cultural Theory  in Eastern Europe

5. Marxist Literary Theory and Aesthetics

Languages

English and Chinese

Contact and expressions of interest:

Professor Fu Qilin and Dr. Gao Shubo

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