This is the first part of a lecture delivered by Agnes Heller at the 2018 International Conference on Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe hosted by Sichuan University and co-sponsored by Thesis Eleven. Heller discusses the life and work of her mentor and teacher György Lukács.
by Katie Terezakis
Home is a loaded idea. Call to mind the common sayings: home is where the heart is, you can never go home again, etc. The abundance of mottoes doesn’t dampen the sentiment; the idea of home remains charged with longing for a place we knew or hope to create.
Online International Conference on Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe: In memory of Ágnes Heller
November 14 and 15, 2020
by Timothy Andrews
In the current pandemic, we find ourselves in a similar situation to that of Virginia Woolf’s audience in Between the Acts. Forced into our homes as a result of lockdown measures, a mirror is held up to us so that we can see the intimacy of our lives under the stark light of history unfolding in the present. Like Woolf’s audience, we too are on the cusp of a new era.
This special issue features papers delivered at the 2018 International Conference on Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe held at Sichuan University, Chengdu. The issue features essays authored by the late Agnes Heller who was the keynote speaker at this event.
The La Trobe University China Studies Research Centre presents this online event featuring Thesis Eleven editors Peter Beilharz, Sian Supski and Trevor Hogan. You can register for this event below.
November 13-16, 2020
Sichuan University, Chengdu. This event is hosted by the Research Center for Marxist Theory of Literature and Art of the College of Literature and Journalism of Sichuan University and cosponsored by Thesis Eleven Journal
19 – 20 November
Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.
You are warmly invited to attend the Modernity and Civilisation 2.0 Conference presented by Thesis Eleven.
5.30pm – 7pm Wednesday 20 November at the Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. All welcome. Please RSVP via the contact form below. Join Nikos Papastergiadis and Emily Floyd for a discussion on contemporary art and the archive in the wake of the semi-destruction of the Lukács Archívum. On May 24, 2018 the last…
A special day of the Modernity and Civilisation II conference and part of a series of events celebrating the life and work of Agnes Heller, hosted by the Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory
Date: 21st November, 2019