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

JULY 6
1-3 p.m.

Introduction
Preparation for Rencontre 1
3-5 p.m.
Rencontre avec Judith Revel*
Readings:

This session will be followed by a “pot d’accueil” catered by Côte2Bœuf

JULY 8
10-11 a.m.

Preparation for Rencontre 2
11-1 p.m.
Rencontre avec Geneviève Fraisse*
Readings:

Deadline for submitting first installment for Working Group 1

JULY 9
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Research Forum 1
Round Table on Revolutionizing the Disciplinary Matrix: “Qu’est-ce que la sociophilosophie?” (Alice CanabatePierre-Antoine ChardelGabriel Rockhill)*

JULY 10
10-11 a.m.
Preparation for Rencontre 3
11-1 p.m.
Rencontre avec Pierre Macherey*
Readings:

2-5 p.m.
Working Group 1

JULY 13
10-11 a.m.
Preparation for Rencontre 4
11-1 p.m.
Rencontre avec Seloua Luste Boulbina*
Readings:

JULY 15
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Research Forum 2
Discussion, with Geneviève Fraisse, of Gabriel Rockhill’s “Revolutionary Declarations, or How to Proclaim What You Do Not Mean” (nota bene: this paper will be pre-circulated so please contact Gabriel Rockhill if you plan on attending)

Readings:

  • “Declaration of Independence” (United States): English version
  • “Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen (1789)” (France): French version / English version
  • Condorcet, “On Slavery: Rules of the Society of the Friends of Negroes (1788)”: French version (available only on microfilm at the BNF) / English version
  • Condorcet, “On the Emancipation of Women: On Giving Women the Right of Citizenship (1790)”: French versionEnglish version

Deadline for submitting second installment for Working Group 2

JULY 17
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Research Forum 3
Discussion, with Nathan Eckstrand and Mark Kelly, of Gabriel Rockhill’s “Archipolitical Onslaught: From Micropolitical Revolutions to Anti-Imperialist Declarations of War” (nota bene: this paper will be pre-circulated so please contact Gabriel Rockhill if you plan on attending)

Readings:

1-4 p.m.
Working Group 2

JULY 20
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Research Forum 4
Round Table on the Contemporary Conjuncture: “Crise et critique aujourd’hui” (Marie Goupy and Gabriel Rockhill)*

JULY 22
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Research Forum 5
Round Table: “Aesthetic Revolutions and the Avant-Garde” (Esteban BuchGabriel Rockhill and Ádám Takács)

Readings:

JULY 24
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Preparation for Rencontre 5
12-2 p.m.
Rencontre with Andrés Claro
Readings:

2-6 p.m.
Working Group 3: Final Conference

7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Final dinner at Le berthoud, 1 rue Valette, 75005 Paris

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