CRITIQUE Virtual Lecture Climate Crisis, Institutional Denial and a Global Constitutional Convention for the Future with Stephen Gardiner (Washington) – 15 September 2021, 3 pm

In this virtual CRITIQUE Lecture Professor Stephen Gardiner starts from the assumption that we have reached crunch time for the climate and that this profound ethical challenge demands new institutions to address it. He invites us to consider a democratic possibility: that humanity should hold a global constitutional convention, akin […]

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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 Virtual Author-Meets-Critics Immigration and Freedom with Chandran Kukathas (Singapore Management University) – 17 June 2021, noon

A virtual CRITIQUE Author-Meets-Critics on Chandran Kukathas’ Immigration and Freedom (Princeton University Press, 2021). Immigration is often seen as a danger to western liberal democracies because it threatens to undermine their fundamental values, most notably freedom and national self-determination. In this book, however, Chandran Kukathas argues that the greater threat […]

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