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BRUNEL SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THOUGHT RESEARCH SEMINARS – UPDATE NOVEMBER 2013

Wednesday 27th November 2013, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239

Sara R. Farris (Goldsmiths, University of London)
‘From the Jewish Question to the Muslim Question’

Brunel Social and Political Thought Research Group Seminar Series 2013/14
Re/Dis/Order

Following successful seminar series and international conferences in the last years, the Brunel Social and Political Thought research group will organise another seminar series in 2013/14: ‘Re/Dis/Order’. This seminar series aims to explore the different ways in which the constitution, transformation and negation of political order have been understood by some of the key theorists of modern political thought, from the early modern period to contemporary social and political theory. Seminars are open to all.

Term 1

Wednesday 30th October 2013, 4:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239
State and Capital

Andrea Bardin (BrunelUniversity)
‘Mechanising the Organic: Hobbes and the Epistemological Revolution in Civil Science’

Matthijs Krul (Brunel University)
‘Neoliberal Visions of Order: Theories of the State in the New Institutional Economic History’
Wednesday 13th November 2013, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239

Fabio Raimondi (University of Salerno)
‘Althusser, Machiavelli and the Problem of Political Power’

Wednesday 27th November 2013, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239

Sara R. Farris (Goldsmiths, University of London)
‘From the Jewish Question to the Muslim Question’

Wednesday 11th December 2013, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239

Fillippo del Lucchese (Brunel University)
‘Machiavelli and Constituent Power’

Term 2

Wednesday 8th January 2014, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239

Peter D. Thomas (Brunel University)
‘“We Good Subalterns”: Gramsci’s Theory of Political Modernity’
Wednesday 29th January 2014, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 210

Banu Bargu (SOAS)
‘Sovereignty as Erasure’

Wednesday 5th February 2014, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239

Nathaniel Boyd (Brunel University)
‘Organising the Body Politic: Hegel’s Corporate Theory of State’

Wednesday 19th February 2014, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239

Jamie Pitman (Brunel University)
‘Castor and Pollux? The Marx-Engels Relationship’

Ebubekir Dursun (Brunel University)
‘“Stubborn, Insociable, Froward, Intractable”: the History of the Excluded in Hobbes’s Leviathan’

Wednesday 5th March 2014, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239

John Roberts (Brunel University)
‘Beyond Flows, Fluids and Networks: Social Theory and the Fetishism of the Global Informational Economy’
Wednesday 26th March 2014, 1:00pm, Gaskell Building Room 239

Mark Neocleous (Brunel University)
Book Launch
‘War Power, Police Power’
(Edinburgh University Press, 2014)

All seminars take place at Brunel University. Directions to the campus can be found here:
http://www.brunel.ac.uk/about/ campus/directions

For further information, please contact:

Peter Thomas <PeterD.Thomas@brunel.ac.uk>

Visit the Brunel SPT Research Group webpages:

http://www.brunel.ac.uk/ courses/postgraduate/modern- political-thought-violence- and-revolution-ma>
http://www.brunel.ac.uk/sss/ politics/research-groups-and- centres/social-and-political- thought>
http://www.facebook.com/ pages/Brunel-University- Modern-Political-Thought/ 205393026150272?sk=wall>

Other Brunel SPT Activities in 2013/14

Film Screening Series
(Organised in Collaboration with the Isambard Centre for Historical Research)

Paths of Shame: WWI in Cinema

1st October: S. Kubrick, Paths of Glory (1957)

15th October: R. Bernard, Wooden Crosses (1932)

29th October: J. Losey, King and Country (1964)

12th November: J. Renoir, La Grande Illusion (1939)

26th November: F. Rosi, Many Wars Ago (1970)

10th December: D. Trumbo, Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

All screenings in Gaskell Building Room 239 @ 5:30pm

Organised by Alison Carrol and Filippo del Lucchese

For more information, contact:
Alison Carrol <Alison.Carrol@brunel.ac.uk>
Filippo Dellucchese <Filippo.Dellucchese@brunel. ac.uk>

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Revolution

THE REVOLUTIONARY FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT

Brunel Social and Political Thought Research Group Seminar Series 2012/13

The Revolutionary Foundations of Modern Political Thought

 

Following successful seminar series and international conferences in the last years, the Brunel Social and Political Thought research group will organise another seminar series in 2012/13: ‘The Revolutionary Foundations of Modern Political Thought’. This seminar series aims to explore the ways in which revolutionary politics, movements and events, and responses to them, have shaped and transformed the vocabulary of modern political thought. Brunel, national and international scholars will explore these themes in thinkers and movements ranging from the early modern period to contemporary radical political thought, in political and social theory, philosophy, film and literature.

 

Term 1

 

Thursday 25th October 2012, 3pm, Room H002

Peter D. Thomas (Brunel University)

The Idea of Communism and the Question of Organisation

 

Wednesday 31st October 2012, 12:30pm, Room LC015 (Co-sponsored by Politics and History Departmental Seminar)

Filippo del Lucchese (Brunel University)

Jura communia as anima imperii: the Symptomatic Relationship between Law and Conflict in Spinoza

 

Thursday 22nd November 2012, 3pm, Room H002

Luca Basso (University of Padua)

Politics and Conjuncture: Marx and 1848

 

Friday 30th November 2012, 3pm, Room GB251

Stella Sanford (Kingston University)

Locke, Balibar and the Political Subject

 

Wednesday 12th December 2012, 1pm, Room LC264 (Co-sponsored by Politics and History Departmental Seminar)

Gareth Dale (Brunel University)

The Growth Paradigm: A Critique

 

Thursday 13th December 2012, 3pm, Room H002

Dr Maïa Pal (University of Sussex)

Historical Materialism and International Law: Developing Legal Agency in Political Marxism

 

Wednesday 19th December 2012, 4pm, Room LC264 (Co-sponsored by Politics and History Departmental Seminar)

Thomas Linehan (Brunel University)

Modernism and British Socialism

 

Term 2

 

Thursday 17th January 2013, 3pm, Room H002

Fabrizio Fasulo (University of Palermo)

Raniero Panzieri and the Workers’ Inquiry: the Perspective of Living Labour and the Function of Science

 

Thursday 24th January 2013, 3pm, Room H002

Giorgio Cesarale (University of Rome La Sapienza)

Traces of Hegel: Reflection and Social Theory

 

Thursday 7th February 2013, 3pm, Room H002

Matthijs Krul (Brunel University)

The Value of Value: On the Significance of Concepts of Value for Economic History

 

Wednesday 20th February 2013, 3pm, GB266

Andrea Bardin (Brunel University)

From Man to Matter: Marx after Simondon

 

Wednesday 27th February 2013, 4pm, Room H002

Alex Callinicos (King’s College London)

Deciphering Capital

 

Thursday 7th March 2013, 3pm, Room H002

Neil Davidson (University of Strathclyde)

Political and Social Revolutions in Historical Perspective: from the Dutch Revolt to the Arab Spring

 

Wednesday 13th March 2013, 1pm, Room LC264 (Co-sponsored by Politics and History Departmental Seminar)

Nathaniel Boyd (Brunel University)

“Who Thinks Concretely?” Hegel’s Critique of Political Abstraction

 

Thursday 14th March 2013, 3pm, Room H002

Alex Demirovic (University of Basel and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung)

Marxism and Foucault

 

Wednesday 20th March 2013, 3pm, LC008

Chiara Bottici (The New School)

Democracy and the Spectacle. On Rousseau’s Homeopathic Method

 

29th-31st May, 2013, BrunelUniversity, International Conference

(Organised by Filippo del Lucchese)

Machiavelli’s The Prince: Five Centuries of History, Conflict, and Politics

Speakers include Antonio Negri, Etienne Balibar, John McCormick, John Najemy and Warren Montag

 

All seminars take place at Brunel University.Directions to the campus can be found here:

http://www.brunel.ac.uk/about/campus/directions

 

For further information, please contact:

Peter Thomas <PeterD.Thomas@brunel.ac.uk>

Visit the Brunel SPT Research Group webpages:

<http://www.brunel.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/modern-political-thought-violence-and-revolution-ma>

<http://www.brunel.ac.uk/sss/politics/research-groups-and-centres/social-and-political-thought>

<http://www.facebook.com/pages/Brunel-University-Modern-Political-Thought/205393026150272?sk=wall>

 

First published in: http://www.historicalmaterialism.org/news/distributed/brunel-social-and-political-thought-research-group-seminar-the-revolutionary-foundations-of-modern-political-thought-next-seminar-25-october

 

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