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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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CRITIQUE Exchange Dreamworlds of Race

On April 28th, 2021, we held a virtual Author Meets Critics with Professor Duncan Bell (Cambridge University), around his book Dreamworlds of Race (2020). The respondents were: Menaka Philips, Tulane University Desmond Jagmohan, University of California Berkeley Jessica Blatt, Marymount Manhattan College Fabian Hilfrich, University of Edinburgh The event was co-sponsored […]

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CRITIQUE Exchange The End of the Cognitive Empire

Camilo Ardila Arévalo, a CRITIQUE Fellow, interviews Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos about his book, The End of the Cognitive Empire: The Coming of Age of Epistemologies of the South (Duke University Press 2018) and his multifaceted work on critical epistemology, emancipatory struggles and pedagogies, and the future of the university. […]

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CRITIQUE Exchange Being Heumann

When you say ‘No, you can’t do this’, I hear ‘Change the World!’ Gisli Vogler, Teaching Fellow at the Centre for Open Learning, University of Edinburgh, interviews Judith Heumann on her memoir Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2020). Heumann is a […]

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CRITIQUE Exchange On Mercy

Louis Fletcher, a fellow of CRITIQUE, interviews Malcolm Bull on his recently published book, On Mercy (Princeton University Press, 2019). LF: On Mercy is an original and incisive contribution to political theory, but you are perhaps best known as a distinguished historian of art. Would you be able to say […]

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CRITIQUE Exchange Black Utopia

Maša Mrovlje, Visiting Fellow at CRITIQUE, interviews Alex Zamalin on his book Black Utopia: The History of an Idea from Black Nationalism to Afrofuturism (Columbia University Press, 2019)   MM: Black Utopia: traces the hitherto neglected transformative possibilities of black utopian thinking and outlines how it can invigorate the politics of critique and resistance in […]

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