Activist Movements and Social Theory: Power, Resistance and Protest since 1968
Public Lecture Featuring:
Prof Peter Beilharz (Curtin University)
Prof Nikos Papastergiadis (Research Unit for Public Cultures, University Melbourne)
Dr Theresa Petray (James Cook University)
Video: The Thesis Eleven Centre presents Professor Craig Calhoun and Professor Peter Beilharz in conversation. Craig discusses his relationship with Thesis Eleven and the interlocutors who have been formative to his social theory (including Jürgen Habermas, Pierre Bourdieu and Charles Taylor).
The Thesis Eleven Centre presents a question and answer session with Professor Craig Calhoun and Professor Peter Beilharz.
3pm to 4:30pm, Wednesday the 17th of May
Thesis Eleven Centre Postgraduate/Staff Masterclass Dominique Bouchet University of Southern Denmark Consuming Ourselves to Death – The Ethics and Myth of Our Time What is the status of utility and consumption in modernity and postmodernity? I see trans- or postmodernity as a phase of modernity. The modern project of autonomy was, from the start, blurred…
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…