Program

All sessions will take place in room F 673 (staircase G2, 2nd floor) at the Université Paris Descartes, Faculté des Sciences Humaines et Sociales – Sorbonne, 1 rue Victor Cousin 75005 Paris. The Rencontres and Débats are open to the general public (space permitting). The program is subject to change, and the ‘material’ will be updated in the coming months.

Nota bene: the symbol * indicates that the event will take place in French with a rough simultaneous English translation (which will be typed and projected on a screen). The Q&A will take place in French and in English.

JULY 5
1:30-2:45 p.m.

Introduction

3-5 p.m.
Débat I
Gabriel Rockhill et Jan Spurk: “La théorie critique: hier et aujourd’hui”*

Material:

5 p.m.
“Pot d’accueil” catered by Côte2Bœuf in the Jardin du Luxembourg (rain date: July 6 at 5 p.m.)

JULY 6
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Recherche en cours I
Pierre-Antoine Chardel et Gabriel Rockhill: “Pour une socio-philosophie du monde contemporain”*

Material:

JULY 7
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Débat II
Vidya Kumar, Gabriel Rockhill and Julian Sempill: “Law, Norms and Social Transformation”

Material:

JULY 8
10-11 a.m.
Preparation for Rencontre
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Rencontre I
Souleymane Bachir Diagne*

Material:

2-5 p.m.
Groupes de travail I


JULY 11
11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Recherche en cours II
Gabriel Rockhill and Ádám Takács: “What Is Historical Ontology?”

Material:

  • Ádám Takács, “Matter and Memory: Historicity, Facticity and the Question of Phenomenological Realism” (forthcoming)

JULY 12
10-11 a.m.
Preparation for Rencontre
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Rencontre II
Domenico Losurdo*

Material:

JULY 13
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Recherche en cours III
Gabriel Rockhill, Julian Sempill and Ádám Takács: Book Discussion regarding G. Rockhill, Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics 

Material:

2-5 p.m.
Groupes de travail II

JULY 14-18
Break for French holidays

JULY 19
10-11 a.m.
Preparation for Rencontre 
11-1 p.m.
Rencontre III
Amy Allen

Material

JULY 20
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Débat III
Amy Allen and Patricia Gherovici: “Psychoanalysis and Social Criticism”

Material

1 – 2 p.m.
Groupes de travail III: “Interventions on the Subject” (Reeda Alji, Chris Carlton, Amanda Holmes, Jéssica Passos, Charles Prusik)

JULY 21
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Débat IV
Patrice Maniglier, Jean-Michel Rabaté and Gabriel Rockhill: “Where Is Contemporary Francophone Thought Headed?”

Material

JULY 22
10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Groupes de travail III: Final Conference

7 p.m.
Final dinner at Le berthoud, 1 rue Valette, 75005 Paris