Happy 90th Birthday, Ágnes Heller

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…

Video: Agnes Heller on Globalisation and Modernity

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.