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CRISIS

SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL OF CRITICAL GLOBALISATION STUDIES ON ‘CRISIS’

JCGS: http://www.criticalglobalisation.com/current.html

ISSUE 4 ‘CRISIS’ (2011)

The Idea of Crisis, Editorial by Amin Samman (pp. 4-9)

ARTICLES: CRISES OF ECONOMIC IDEOLOGY

International Political Economy and the Crises of the 1970s: The Real ‘Transatlantic Divide’, by Julian Germann (pp. 10-22)

Everyday Neoliberalism and the Subjectvity of Crisis: Post-Political Control in the Era of Financial Turmoil, by Nicholas Kiersey (pp. 23-44)

‘Grey in Grey’: Crisis, Critique, Change, by Benjamin Noys (pp. 45-60)

DIALOGUE: IDEOLOGIES OF ECONOMIC CRISIS

Value and Crisis: Bichler and Nitzan versus Marx, by Andrew Kliman (pp. 61-92)

Kliman on Systemic Fear: A Rejoinder, by Shimshon Bichler and Jonathan Nitzan (pp. 93-118)

Marx, Systemic Fear and Capitalists’ Convictions: A Reply to Bichler and Nitzan, by Andrew Kliman (pp. 119-126)

COMMENTARY

Egyptand the Failure of Realism, by Joe Hoover (pp. 127-137)

Political Semantics of the Arab Revolts/Uprisings/Riots/Insurrections/Revolutions, by Nathan Coombs (pp. 138-146)

REVIEWS

Pathologies of Capital: David Harvey’s ‘The Enigma of Capital’, by Matthew Morgan (pp. 147-150)

Analogies of Crisis: Harold James’ ‘The Creation and Destruction of Value’, by Liam Stanley (pp. 150-151)

Timing the Event: Antonio Calcagno’s ‘Badiou and Derrida: Politics, Events and their Time’, by Hannah Proctor (pp. 152-154)

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Nathan Coombs

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Human Nature

HUMANISM IN AGONISTIC PERSPECTIVE: THEMES FROM THE WORK OF BONNIE HONIG

UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM 18th-19th April 2011

CALL FOR DELEGATES

We are delighted to announce a two-day conference on ‘Humanism in Agonistic Perspective: Themes from the work of Bonnie Honig’, hosted by CONCEPT: The Nottingham Centre for Normative Political Theory, with the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham.  

Conference Venue:

The Conference will take place at the National College Conference Centre, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham, 18th–19th April, 2011

Conference Format:

The conference will begin on 18th April, with a plenary session from Professor Honig in the evening. The conference will continue on Tuesday 19th April. On Wednesday 20th Professor Honig will run a workshop for graduate students, separate registration is required for the workshop.

Plenary

Professor Bonnie Honig of Northwestern University will deliver the plenary lecture on Monday 18th April, 2011 at 5:30 pm. The title of her talk will be: Antigone versus Oedipus? Classicizing the ‘Human’ from Anitogne’s Claim to Germany in Autumn

Speakers

Confirmed speakers – Alan Finlayson (Swansea), Joe Hoover (LSE), Kimberley Hutchings (LSE), Gulshan Khan (Nottingham), Miriam Leonard (UCL), David Owen (Southampton), Mark Philp (Oxford), Andrew Schaap (Exeter), Marc Stears (Oxford), Mark Wenman (Nottingham), Clare Woodford (Queen Mary).

Abstracts are available on our website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/concept/centre-activities/humanisminagonisticperspective/index.aspx

Registration:

Costs are £110 (Residential Rate), £60 (Non-residential rate) and £30 (Non-residential student rate).  A conference dinner is available for an extra cost of £15 for non-residential delegates.  The postgraduate workshop cost is £15 and separate registration is required.  Full details and forms are available on our website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/concept/centre-activities/humanisminagonisticperspective/registration.aspx

Any queries please contact concept@nottingham.ac.uk

Dr Mathew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy, School of Politics & IR, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK. Tel: 0044 (0)115 951 4864 Fax: 0044 (0) 115 951 4859

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