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
Groupes de travail 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
Ramona E. Durán and Gabriel Rockhill, “It’s Time to Get Violence: Breaking Down the Assault on Antifa

JUNE 18

6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Débat III
Seloua Luste BoulbinaJennifer Ponce de León & 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
Optional: Subcomandante Marcos, “The Fourth World War” / “La cuarta guerra mundial

JUNE 19
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Débat IV, organisé et présidé par Delia Popa*
Bertrand Ogilvie, Gabor Tverdota, Fabio Bruschi, Jean Matthys
“Les modes de subjectivation du capitalisme”
Material: Robert P. Jackson, “Lebowitz, Lukacs and Postone: Subjectivity in Capital
La discussion fera aussi référence aux deux livres suivants de Bertrand Ogilvie:
– Le travail à mort. La vie quotidienne au temps du capitalisme absolu, Paris, Éditions de L’Arachnéen, 2017.
– L’Homme jetable. Essai sur l’exterminisme et la violence extrême, Paris, Éditions Amsterdam, 2012.

JUNE 20
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Groupes de travail II

JUNE 21
Session organized in collaboration with the seminar “Socio-philosophie du temps présent : enjeux épistémologiques, méthodologiques et critiques
**This event will take place in French with the regular participants in this seminar, but there will not be simultaneous English translations.**
5-8 p.m. / 105 boulevard Raspail, salle 8
“Bilan et perspectives sur la socio-philosophie”*

Pierre-Antoine Chardel, Valérie Charolles, Gabriel Rockhill

JUNE 23
**THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL POTENTIALLY BE RE-SCHEDULED**
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
“The Art of Moving through the Looking Glass: Aesthetics and Revolution”
Material:
Fernando Solanas and Octavio Getino, The Hour of the Furnaces (film)
Fernando Solanas and Octavio Getino, “Towards a Third Cinema

JUNE 26
6-8 p.m. / 54 boulevard Raspail, salle BS1_28
Rencontre I
Jonathan Eburne
Material:
Jonathan Eburne, “Coda: Thought from Outer Space” (a selection from Outsider Theory: Intellectual Histories of Unorthodox Ideas) is available by contacting the Director of the CTW

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

Groupes de travail III
Final Participants Conference

JUNE 29
Session organized in conjunction with the Paris College of Art and the Participants in the Architectural Association Visiting School
4-6 p.m. / 15 rue Fénelon, 75010 Paris
“‘May 68 Philosophy’ and the Global War of Ideas”
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)