Critical Theory in a Closing and Violent World



15 May 2019 / Inaugural Event


University of Bath


John Holloway
Werner Bonefeld
Ana Cecilia Dinerstein
Theo Papadopoulos
Brad Evans
Diana Teggi


At this round-table, the panellists brought critical theory to bear on a contemporary global panorama in which the legitimation of violence, xenophobia, misogyny and racism takes on new and alarming power. The panellists explored the following questions: What does it mean to speak of a closing world? What are its political implications and those, in turn, of open critique? What openings can critical theory forge in support of emancipatory politics and their horizons?

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