NEWS: February and March at CRITIQUE

Talks and Lectures   Radical Democracy in Modern Indian Political Thought – CRITIQUE Book Talk with Tejas Parasher | February 14 2024 Contested Knowledge on Migrant Disappearances with Maurice Stierl | February 26 2024 The Rebel’s Clinic: The Revolutionary Lives of Frantz Fanon – Book Launch with Adam […]

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NEWS: A Collective Statement Calling on the University of Edinburgh to Protect Speech on Palestine, Address the Intimidation on Campus, and Cut University Links to Violence

CRITIQUE joined a collective statement with other centres, networks and groups at the University of Edinburgh raising concerns and asking our VC and the senior leadership team to protect speech on Palestine, address intimidation on campus, and cut University links to violence. Full statement here.      

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NEWS: Book launch- Violence and Representation in the Arab Uprisings

CRITIQUE’s co-Director, Dr. Nida Alahmad, will act as a discussant in Benoît Challand’s book launch hosted by colleagues in the Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Department. Violence and Representation in the Arab Uprising is newly published by Cambridge University Press. For more information on the book and the event on November 20th […]

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NEWS: The CRITIQUE Events Calendar 2023-2024 now live!

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4 October Paul Apostolidis (LSE) Grounding Critical Theory through Critical-Popular Research 9 October Environmental Working Group Autumn in a Graveyard: seasonal, life, death, and the ambiguities of ecological community 11 October Jonathan Havercroft (Southampton-IASH) Title TBC 13 October Theory in Sociology Research Group Theorizing the Digital 26 October James Tully […]

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NEWS CfP Now Out for the First Joint Graduate Conference in Political Theory – Edinburgh-St Andrews

We are pleased to announce the first Graduate Conference in Political Theory co-organised by the University of Edinburgh and St. Andrews University, and entitled Justice, Oppression and Resistance. The conference will feature a roundtable on ‘Empire, Race, Nature’, and keynote lectures by Dr Ẹniọlá Ṣóyẹmí (Oxford) and Dr Rahul Rao […]

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PTRG Seminar Schedule Now Available

Political Theory Research Group Seminar Series Fall Term 2022-2023 All seminars take place from 3-4:30 pm. All are pre-read. If interested, please email critique_centre to receive the papers. Date Presenter Title Room 21/09/2022 Michael Albert (Edinburgh) PTRG-CRITIQUE: Abolitionist Ecological Security CMB 3.15 12/10/2022 Tom O’Shea (Edinburgh) PTRG-CRITIQUE For the Many, […]

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NEWS: Environmental Working Group at Learning and Teaching Conference

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CRITIQUE’s Environmental Working Group, a student-led group exploring the intersection of political theory and environmental issues, present a 30-minute ‘story’ as part of University of Edinburgh’s annual Learning and Teaching Conference, “Shaping Our Futures”. Grace Garland, Talia Shoval, and Joseph Conrad share their emergent understanding of what it might mean […]

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