Program

All sessions will take place in room 8 at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 105 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, 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 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*
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
4-7 p.m.
Travaux en cours III

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

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, TBA

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

8:30 p.m.
Final dinner at Le berthoud, 1 rue Valette, 75005 Paris