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Mihaela Mihai

CRITIQUE Virtual Roundtable International Relations in a Post-Truth World – 6 October 2021, 3pm

Event co-hosted with Centre for Global Knowledge Studies (gloknos), SKAPE, CeSeR Questions of truth and expertise are at the forefront of global political debates, such that it is common to speak of a ‘post-truth’ world and a backlash against ‘expert’ knowledge. From Brexit to climate change, from the Syrian civil war to Covid-19, […]

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CRITIQUE Seminar Urban Commons and the Feminization of Power: Ada Colau and the Politics of Documentary-Making – 26 January 2022, 3 pm

Virtual seminar with Camil Ungureanu (Pompeu Fabra). To receive the link to the event, please sign up on Eventbrite. In this talk, I reflect on the intersection between urban commons, feminism and documentary art as truth-telling by focusing on Alcaldessa (Mayoress, dir. Pau Faus, 2016), the most relevant documentary of […]

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CRITIQUE-PTRG Seminar The Appropriateness of Hate – 9 March 2022, 3 pm

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Pre-read, virtual seminar with Thomas Szanto (Copenhagen University). To receive the paper and link to the event, please email critique_centre@ed.ac.uk. Event co-sponsored with the Political Theory Research Group at the University of Edinburgh. Thomas Szanto is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Center for Subjectivity Research at the University […]

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CRITIQUE Virtual Author-Meets-Critics The Epistemology of Protest: Silencing, Epistemic Activism and the Communicative Life of Resistance with José Medina (Northwestern) – 15 June 2022, 3 pm

A Virtual Author-Meets-Critics with José Medina on his book manuscript The Epistemology of Protest: Silencing, Epistemic Activism and the Communicative Life of Resistance. The Epistemology of Protest offers an account of communicative and epistemic resistance against injustice in street activism and protest movements. The book examines the communicative power of […]

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CRITIQUE Virtual Author-Meets-Critics What Climate Justice Means (and Why We Should Care) with Elizabeth Cripps (Edinburgh University) – 14 June 2021, 9:30 am

A virtual Author-Meets-Critics with Elizabeth Cripps, University of Edinburgh on her forthcoming trade book, What Climate Justice Means (and Why We Should Care)  (Bloomsbury in 2022), with commentaries from academics, students and activists. Elizabeth Cripps is a senior lecturer in political theory at the University of Edinburgh and associate director […]

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CRITIQUE Exchange Healthcare as a Site of Citizen-Subjectivity: Vulnerability, Resistance, Awakening

This CRITIQUE LECTURE was held on May 12th. Sara Rushing introduced her recent book, The Virtues of Vulnerability, and discussed what she calls “citizen-subjectivity”  and how it can be produced within contexts of bodily vulnerability, particularly within mainstream healthcare in the United States. The respondent was Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra, Here is […]

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