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.
Watch Peter Beliharz and Mark Davis in discussion about Peter’s new book, ‘Intimacy in postmodern times: A friendship with Zygmunt Bauman’
In this episode of the the Monnet Conversations, Ingrid Biese, Sven Kesselring and Thesis Eleven founder Peter Beilharz join Anthony Elliott to discuss the contributions of Zygmunt Bauman and Ulrich Beck in the context of the global pandemic.
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