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…
Maria Markus. In Memoriam Issue 151, April 2019.
It is now eight years since Thesis Eleven published a Festschrift for Maria Márkus. Since then things have changed. Maria died over a year ago in September 2017. The world has been over-turned too.
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
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.