Program

All sessions will take place at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. The Rencontres 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.

JUNE 11
4:30-6:30 p.m. / 105 boulevard Raspail, salle 4
Introduction & Débat I
Gabriel Rockhill, “Radicalizing Critical Theory”
Material: Max Horkheimer, “Traditional and Critical Theory

6:30-8 p.m.
“Pot d’accueil” 

JUNE 12
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_05
Working Group I
Participants’ Preliminary Research Presentations

JUNE 13
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Débat II
David Palumbo-Liu & Gabriel Rockhill
“1968-2018 aller-retour: Student Uprisings, Fascist Violence & Antifascism Today”
Material: David Palumbo-Liu and Meleiza Figueroa, “Why Berkeley’s Battle Against White Supremacy Is Not About Free Speech

JUNE 18

6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Débat III
Seloua Luste Boulbina & Gabriel Rockhill
“Is the ‘Decolonial Turn’ a Colonial Return?”
Material: Sylvia Rivera Cusicanqui, “Ch’ixinakax utxiwa: A Reflection on the Practices and Discourses of Decolonization”

JUNE 19
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Débat IIV, organized and moderated by Delia Popa*
Gabor Tverdota, Fabio Bruschi, Jean Matthys
“Capitalism’s Modes of Subjectivation”
Material: TBA

JUNE 20
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Working Group II

JUNE 21
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Rencontre II
Paola Boschetti
Material: TBA

JUNE 23
Session organized in collaboration with the Collège International de Philosophie
**This event will take place in French and be open to the general public, but there will not be simultaneous English translations.**
10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Salle rez-de-jardin, Bibliothèque Marguerite Audoux, 10 rue Portefoin, 75003 Paris

Débat autour d’un livre au Collège International de Philosophie*

Intervenants : Alice Canabate (LCSP, Université Paris Diderot), Pierre-Antoine Chardel (ETHOS, Institut Mines-Télécom), Marie Goupy (CIPh), Gabriel Rockhill (Université Villanova, Philadelphie, USA).
Material: Gabriel Rockhill, “Préface” in Contre-histoire du temps présent. Interrogations intempestives sur la mondialisation, la technologie, la démocratie (Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2016). English version: Gabriel Rockhill, “Introduction” in Counter-history of the Present: Untimely Interrogations into Globalization, Technology, Democracy (Durham N.C.: Duke University Press, 2017).


JUNE 25
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Débat V
Jennifer Ponce de León & Gabriel Rockhill
“Aesthetic Revolution”
Material: TBA

JUNE 26
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Rencontre II
Jonathan Eburne
Material: TBA

JUNE 27
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Rencontre III
Eric Hazan* (to be confirmed)
Material: TBA

JUNE 28
4-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle AS1_08

Final Participants Conference

JUNE 29
Session organized in conjunction with the Paris College of Art and the Participants in the Architectural Association Visiting School
Time TBA / 15 rue Fénelon, 75010 Paris
Final Lecture by Gabriel Rockhill and Debate
Material: Gabriel Rockhill, “The CIA Reads French Theory: On the Intellectual Labor of Dismantling the Cultural Left” (click here for the French version)