History of the Present describes the emergence of this ‘contemporary’ historical consciousness across a wide spectrum of cultural phenomena ranging from historiography to heritage and museum studies, and from the globalization of the novel to the rise of science fiction.
The Sociology Program at La Trobe University together with Thesis Eleven Forum for Social and Political Theory invite you to the Agnes Heller Annual Sociology Lecture. This year’s Agnes Heller Annual Sociology Lecture will take the form of a memorial, with several eminent Sociologists paying tribute to the life, work and legacy of Agnes Heller
Time 5 – 7pm
Venue La Trobe City Campus,
360 Collins Street, Melbourne (Level 2, Room 2.11)
The scope of David Roberts’ book on the Total Work of Art is daunting. It stretches from the French Revolution through to the modernist avant-garde and its dissolution in totalitarianism.
Caravans, Capital, Civilization, Crowds
György Markus: In Memoriam
John Grumley – John Rundell – David Roberts – Bolívar Echeverría
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…
The Subject of Politics David Roberts writes in his introduction The question common to the papers in the present issue is that of the subject of politics, more exactly, the revolutionary subject, the counter-revolutionary subject, and the political subject as such. The theorists are European and the focus, with the exception of one paper on…