This is the first part of a lecture delivered by Agnes Heller at the 2018 International Conference on Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe hosted by Sichuan University and co-sponsored by Thesis Eleven. Heller discusses the life and work of her mentor and teacher György Lukács.
The 3th International Conference on Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe (ICMCTEE2022) will be held during November 18-21, 2022 in Chengdu, China. It will be in memory of György Márkus (1934-2016). Márkus was a member of Budapest School and put forward a series of central conceptions about culture, arts, modernity, anthropology and philosophy.
Online International Conference on Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe: In memory of Ágnes Heller
November 14 and 15, 2020
The La Trobe University China Studies Research Centre presents this online event featuring Thesis Eleven editors Peter Beilharz, Sian Supski and Trevor Hogan. You can register for this event below.
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
19 – 20 November
Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.
You are warmly invited to attend the Modernity and Civilisation 2.0 Conference presented by Thesis Eleven.
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.
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…
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.