Program

All sessions will take place at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. From July 3 to July 12, we will meet in room 8 at 105 boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris. For the remainder of the Workshop, meaning from July 17 to July 21, we will meet in the Salle des conseils (BS1-28) at 54 boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris. The Rencontres and Débats are open to the general public, space permitting (please contact the Director in advance if you would like to attend, as space is limited). The program is subject to change.

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 3
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Introduction

2:30-4:30
Travaux en cours I
Gabriel Rockhill, in dialogue with Jennifer Ponce de León, “French Thought in Bad Company”
Material:

4:30-7 p.m.
“Pot d’accueil” catered by Côte2Bœuf 

JULY 4
5-7 p.m.
Participants’ Preliminary Research Presentations

JULY 5
4-5 p.m.

Preparation for Rencontre
5-7 p.m.
Rencontre I
Marielle Macé* with the participation of Andrés Claro
Material:

JULY 6
5-7 p.m.
Travaux en cours II
Patrice Maniglier and Peter Skafish, in dialogue with Gabriel Rockhill, “Ontology after Anthropology”
Material:

JULY 7
4-5 p.m.
Preparation for Rencontre
5-7 p.m.
Rencontre II
Philippe Corcuff*
Material:


JULY 10
4-5 p.m.

Preparation for Rencontre
5-7 p.m.
Rencontre III
Sophie Wahnich*
Material:

JULY 11
3-7 p.m.
Travaux en cours III

Alice Canabate, Marie Goupy, Gabriel Rockhill, “Comment penser — et transformer — le monde contemporain”*
Material:

3-4 p.m.

4:15-5:15 p.m.

5:30-6:30 p.m.

  • Alice Canabate, “Décroissance et récession en Europe”
    • Optional text: Alice Canabate, “Récits de la crise et critiques sociales.”

6:30-7 p.m.

  • Discussion générale

JULY 12
4-7 p.m.
Grand débat des participants

JULY 13-16
Break for French holidays


JULY 17
5-7 p.m.
Travaux en cours IV
Jennifer Ponce de León, in dialogue with Gabriel Rockhill, “Aesthetics and Radical Politics in the Global South”
Material:

  • Jennifer Ponce de León, “For a Counter-Hegemonic Aesthetics of History”

JULY 18
4-5 p.m.

Preparation for Rencontre
5-7 p.m.
Rencontres IV
Jean-François Bayart*
Material:

JULY 19
5-7 p.m.
Débat II
Andrew Feenberg and Bernard Stiegler, “Technology at the End of the World”
Material:

  • Andrew Feenberg, “Prologue” in Technosystem: The Social Life of Reason (Harvard University Press, forthcoming).
  • Bernard Stiegler, “Escaping the Anthropoce

JULY 20
5-7 p.m.
Débat III
Özgür Gürsoy and Gabriel Rockhill: “What Is the Political Role of the Intellectual?”
Material:

JULY 21
1-7 p.m. 
Final Participants Conference