When: 15 July 2022, 6pm-8pm (AEST)
Where: The Melbourne Athenaeum Library, 188 Collins Street Melbourne
The Melbourne Athenaeum will this month host the launch of The Work of History: writing for Stuart Macintyre, which celebrates the eminent historian.
Stuart Macintyre was an eminent figure within the world of Australian history scholarship for 45 years. This collection of essays and responses revisits and extends this extraordinary life of achievement and engagement. Leading scholars write here of Macintyre’s contribution to understanding radicalism and communism, postwar reconstruction, education and civics, universities, liberalism, historiography and the history wars. They also tell us about collegiality and friendship.
scholars to look outside the universities for their field of writing/publication/action; they define radical history and discuss the work of some of its past and present practitioners; they show that labour history grew out of intellectuals within the labour movement, and argue that labour history should re-invent itself as working class history; and they provide examples of their recent ‘radical history’ work
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Co-editor of our Populism(s) special issues, Dr Raul Sanchez-Urribarri, joins Dr Ben Habib on the Edge Dwellers Café podcast to discuss populist politics in Venezuela and the United States, and what trends in those countries might portend for politics here in Australia.