Modernity and Civilisation II: Call for Papers

We call for papers under the broad horizons of these arcs, modernity and civilisation, working within and beyond the fields engaged by Thesis Eleven over the last forty years. Agnes Heller’s theories of modernity and its competing logics offer one frame of reference. The Western discourses she worked within also reach back to the Greeks and beyond. The narratives and interests inhabited by our Chinese colleagues reach into new modernities and back to long Chinese traditions of civilisation. These are possible parameters for papers. We are open to suggestion for other ideas.

Call for papers: Castoriadis in the Antipodes

12th Annual Cornelius Castoriadis in the Antipodes Symposium

The Department of Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Sydney and Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory are very pleased to announce a call for papers for the 12th Annual Cornelius Castoriadis in the Antipodes Symposium

November 29th, 2019
The University Of Sydney

Agnes Heller (1929-2019)

It is with deep sadness that we write to inform the Thesis Eleven community that Agnes Heller died on Friday the 19th of July, 2019. Agnes was our friend and teacher for more than 40 years. Her work appeared in our first issue, and it will continue to do so as we celebrate her life…

Exhibition: Emily Floyd – Anti-totalitarian Vectors

Emily Floyd’s current exhibition at the Anna Schwartz Gallery directly engages with Ánges Heller’s philosophical motifs and texts. Emily will be joining Agnes Heller in conversation in events organised by Thesis Eleven this coming November.
13 July – 17 August 2019
Anna Schwartz Gallery
185 Finders Street Melbourne

Happy 90th Birthday, Ágnes Heller

Thesis Eleven wishes a very warm happy birthday to Ágnes Heller on the occasion of her 90th birthday today. Ágnes has lived through much of the Twentieth Century and continues to live well into the Twenty-first. She has experienced the worst of modernity but stayed focused on its best. Her intellectual contribution provides us with…