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On the Idea of Communism – Conference Programme

 

Conference: 13-15 March 2009

“It’s just the simple thing that’s hard, so hard to do” (B. Brecht)

 

http://www.bbk.ac.uk/bih/news/communism

Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities
ON THE IDEA OF COMMUNISM
13th/14th/15th March 2009
Logan Hall, Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL

 

PROGRAMME:

 

 

Friday March 13

2pm    Costas Douzinas – Welcome

Alain Badiou: Introductory remarks

Michael Hardt: “The Production of the Common”

Bruno Bosteels: “The Leftist Hypothesis: Communism in the Age of Terror”

Peter Hallward: “Communism of the Intellect, Communism of the Will”

Alberto Toscano:    “Communist Power / Communist Knowledge”


Jean-Luc Nancy will be present throughout the conference and will intervene in the discussions.

6 pm    End


Saturday March 14

10am    Alessandro Russo: “Did the Cultural Revolution End Communism?”

Wang Hui:    “Transition towards Socialism”

Toni Negri: “Communisme: reflexions sur le concept et la pratique”

1pm    Lunch

Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities

3pm    Terry Eagleton: “Communism: Lear or Gonzalo?”

Jacques Ranciere:    “Communists without Communism?”

Alain Badiou: “Communism: a generic name”

6pm    End

 

Sunday March 15

10am    Slavoj Zizek: “To begin from the beginning over and over again”

Gianni Vattimo:    “Weak Communism?”

Judith Balso: “Communism: a hypothesis for philosophy, an impossible name for politics?”

Concluding Debate

2pm    End

 

For the previous post on this item, which provides a rationale for the Conference, see: https://rikowski.wordpress.com/2009/01/10/on-the-idea-of-communism/

 

 

Posted here by Glenn Rikowski

The Flow of Ideas at: http://www.flowideas.co.uk

Cognitive Capitalism and Spaces of Mobility

 

 

 

Final Program for Cognitive Capital and Spaces of Mobility, an International Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden

November 1 & 2 2008

 

Keynotes: 

Toni Negri

Yann Boutang

Cyrus Bina

 

 

8 sessions and two panels plus Interventions, an Artistic Manifestation

 

 

Organized by University of Gothenburg and the Art and Culture Association Kurrents

 

 

The final conference program can now be consulted at: http://www.kurrents.org/conf

(This works if you copy and paste into your search box – Glenn) 

 

Please use the contact information on the main page if you have inquiries about the conference or participation in the conference.

 

 

For the artistic section, “Intervention”, which during two days will occupy the space of the university Campus, see

http://www.kurrents.org/conf/interventions

(This works if you copy and paste into your search box – Glenn) 

 

The Organizing committee for the Cognitive Capital and Spaces of Mobility

Gothenburg

Sweden

Email: info@kurren ts.org

Head of Organizing Committee: Dariush Moaven Doust

 

 

Posted here by Glenn Rikowski

The Rikowski web site, The Flow of Ideas is at: http://www.flowideas.co.uk

Glenn Rikowski’s MySpace Profile is at: http://www.myspace.com/glennrikowski