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.
It’s been several weeks since we launched our special online series of essays and photo-essays; engaging with the pandemic in the real-time of its making. Our aim has been to document the thoughts (and lived-experience) of authors and artists from diverse locations, cultural/political contexts and from different intellectual perspectives. Below you will find a list of the articles published to date.
This special edition brings together a number of original and at times critical perspectives on Lukács’s philosophy of praxis.
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
John Kinsella is widely known as an ‘international regionalist’, activist, anarchist, poet, novelist. The publication of his work in Thesis Eleven is an auspicious occasion for us. The journal has long published writing about literature, its politics and performance. Here we present the act in literature itself.
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
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
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
An interactive map and directory of critical theory programs: http://criticaltheoryconsortium.org/ The task of this international consortium is to document, connect, and support the various programs and projects that now represent critical theory across the globe, especially in light of contemporary global challenges to thinking about democracy, violence, memory, and the critical tasks of the university. …
Critical Theory and Science Fiction We have attempted in this special edition to include voices that recognize the power of SF [science fiction] to threaten the established order of things and open up critical spaces for audiences to make new sense of everyday life and the ideological flows that operate there. But we also include…