These videos record several papers and the keynote lecture from the 2018 Castoriadis in the Antipodes Symposium. Continuing the tradition into its 11th year, the event celebrated and examined the intellectual contribution of Cornelius Castoriadis. Speakers include Craig Browne (Sydney University), Peter Murphy (La Trobe University), Sean McMorrow (Monash University) and Vrasidas Karalis (University of Sydney. This event was presented by Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory and held at the Melbourne Greek Cultural Centre, December 2018.
Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory public lecture delivered by Professor Michael A. Peters (Beijing Normal University). This lecture coincided with a week of workshops and conference on Global Education co-hosted by the International Education Association Australia.
Agnes Heller enthusiastically summarises her concept of the beautiful in under 5 mins at the Workshop on Civilisation and Modernity hosted by Sichuan University and co-sponsored by Thesis Eleven 2018
‘Cornelius Castoriadis and the project of Autonomy in Greco-Western Civilization’
This public lecture concluded a day meeting at the Greek Cultural Centre in Melbourne celebrating and examining the intellectual contribution of Cornelius Castoriadis.
Agnes Heller discusses modernity and globalisation at the ‘Workshop on Civilisation and Modernity’ hosted by Sichuan University and co-sponsored by Thesis Eleven. Heller argues that technology, science, popular culture and high culture are all globalised in modernity whereas political traditions and social relations retain particular cultural and regional articulations.
The 17th Thesis Eleven Annual Lecture (July 2018)
Dr Emilia Palonen, Senior Lecturer in Political Science, University of Helsinki, Finland
Peter Beilharz in the Philosopher’s Zone, on ABC Radio National
Video: Craig Calhoun Public Lecture at La Trobe University 2017 ‘Populism, Polarization, and Democracy’
Video: The Thesis Eleven Centre presents a public lecture by Professor Craig Calhoun.
‘The Future of Nations: Anxieties about Voice and Belonging to a Global World’
Video: The Thesis Eleven Centre presents Professor Craig Calhoun and Professor Peter Beilharz in conversation. Craig discusses his relationship with Thesis Eleven and the interlocutors who have been formative to his social theory (including Jürgen Habermas, Pierre Bourdieu and Charles Taylor).