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 Professional Development Series Publish Your Dissertation with Nicola Ramsey, Head of Editorial at Edinburgh University Press – 10 March 2021, 10 am

Nicola Ramsey is the Head of Editorial at Edinburgh University Press, as well as the publisher for EUP’s highly-regarded Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies list. She has worked in the academic publishing industry for over 20 years, and is joining us to share ideas about getting a PhD thesis published […]

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CRITIQUE Virtual Author Meets Critics: Summertime: Reflections on a Vanishing Future with Danielle Celermajer (Sydney) – 25 February 2021, 10 am

Virtual Author Meets Critics with Professor Danielle Celermajer, Sydney University Writing the unfolding climate catastrophe presents a dilemma for scholars. Our habitual modes have us writing ‘about’ the objects of our analysis. Academic conventions require that we offer a series of performative markers to render our analysis legitimate: citations, arguments, […]

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CRITIQUE Lecture Darwin’s Travels: Liberal Evolutionism in Colonial India with Inder Marwah (McMaster) – 26 January 2021, 6 pm

A virtual CRITIQUE Lecture with Inder Marwah, McMaster University. Charles Darwin’s influence in political philosophy has, at best, a checkered past given its historical association with eugenics, various strands of social Darwinism, and race ‘sciences’ often marshalled to justify colonialism and imperialism.  And yet, Darwinian evolutionism’s conceptual utility in the […]

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IASH-CRITIQUE Virtual International Workshop: Disappointed Hopes: Reclaiming the Promise of Resistance – 7–9 December 2020

How can we respond to the pervasive sense of disappointment and left melancholia lingering in the wake of the failed projects of revolutionary societal transformation? Among theorists and activists alike, twentieth-century narratives of inevitable progress and universal human emancipation have been replaced by a sober reckoning with past disappointments, failures and […]

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