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.
Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory presents:
‘Populism and Democracy in Contemporary Europe’
Dr Emilia Palonen, Senior Lecturer in Political Science, University of Helsinki, Finland
When: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, 31st July La Trobe University, City Campus,
Where: 360 Collins street,
20th floor, 20.03/Teaching Room 2
Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory presents
‘Ágnes Heller: a European intellectual and critic’
A workshop with Dr Emilia Palonen.
2-5pm 1st of August at La Trobe University
Call for Papers
16-19th of November 2018, Chengdu, China.
Contemporary Perspectives on Critical Theory and Social Systems Theory
Guest Editors: Hans-Georg Moeller and Mario Wenning. Including an exchange between Agnes Heller and Jürgen Habermas
This issue of Thesis Eleven presents Agnes Heller’s essays. It is the first in a series of virtual special issues focusing on authors who have made significant contributions to Thesis Eleven.
Cultural Trauma, Morality and Nihilism Articles: Culture trauma, morality and solidarity: The social construction of ‘Holocaust’ and other mass murders Jeffrey C Alexander Abstract: Cultural trauma occurs when members of a collectivity feel they have been subjected to a horrendous event that leaves indelible marks upon their group consciousness, marking their memories forever and changing their…