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.
How will populism research evolve in the coming years? Whilst the field has expanded dramatically and – as this issue shows – there remains substantial room for theoretical and empirical contributions, it is also true that forthcoming scholarship will need to grapple with less predictable events and trajectories.
Thesis Eleven turns 40 this year! We have thought about how to celebrate the momentous occasion with our readers in a way that responds to the times and does away with the distance. So, we want to send this virtual community of reading a gift: forty articles to represent the forty years of editorial efforts, free to access throughout 2021.
This book aims to assist anyone wishing to read and understand volume one of Karl Marx’s Capital. It contains over 100 entries, each of which provides a concise definition of a particular concept and employs a system of cross-referencing to indicate related entries
Global Economic Crisis as Social Hieroglyphic examines the 2008 global economic crisis as a complex social phenomenonor “social hieroglyphic”, arguing that the crisis is not fundamentally economic, despite presenting itself as such.