19 – 29 of November. Thesis Eleven presents a series of events celebrating the life and work of Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller. These events will take place in Melbourne and Sydney featuring local and international guests.
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.
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