Seminar series: Critical Theory and Practice

Tuesdays, January to March / 5 p.m. / various venues

The seminar series organized by Cambridge Defend Education and Cambridgeshire Left returns for a fourth university term, aiming 'to integrate contemporary radical theory with political practice and activism'. In each seminar a talk by a guest is followed by an open discussion.

Critical Theory and Practice, Lent Term 2015

For full information, see the series blog.

Tuesday 19 January
  • 'Corbynomics: What Next?', by James Meadway (in Room 3, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Cambridge CB2 1RW)
Tuesday 26 January
  • 'The Return of the Incorruptible: Robespierre, Mouffe, Laclau, Podemos', by Olivier Tonneau (in the Sociology Seminar Room, Old Cavendish Laboratory, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RQ)
Tuesday 2 February
  • 'Grief, Solidarity, War', an open dialogue (in Room 9, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Cambridge CB2 1RW)
Tuesday 16 February
  • 'Frantz Fanon on Race, Recognition, and Revolution: A Re-examination', by Peter Hudis (in Room 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Cambridge CB2 1RW)
Tuesday 23 February
  • 'Policing Neoliberalism in Egypt: The Rise of the "Securocratic" State', by Maha Abdelrahman (in Keynes Hall, King's College, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST)
Tuesday 1 March
  • 'On the Birth – and Possible Death – of Fossil Capital', by Andreas Malm (in Room 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Cambridge CB2 1RW)
Tuesday 8 March
  • 'The Theory and Practice of Decolonizing Higher Education, from South Africa to the UK', an open dialogue with Adam Branch, Arathi Sprikarash, and activists from Cambridge, the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), Oxford, and South Africa (venue to be confirmed)

[Updated on 25 January.]

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