The Convergence of Social Struggles

The Convergence of Social Struggles 150 150 Susann Schmeisser

with Amna Akbar, Silke van Dyk, Manon Garcia and Romin Khan “In order to preserve or even expand the welfare state, migration must be stopped.” Claims like these accompanied the…

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What Approach to Social Totality Does a Critical Theory Need Today?

What Approach to Social Totality Does a Critical Theory Need Today? 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Is there still a need for a comprehensive social theory today that clarifies the interrelation and interaction of the various social spheres? In her influential 1994 essay “Gender as Seriality,”…

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Global Forum on Democratizing Work: Three panels on Democratize, Decarbonize and Decommodify

Global Forum on Democratizing Work: Three panels on Democratize, Decarbonize and Decommodify 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

From October 5 to 7, 2021, as part of the Global Forum of the international initiative #democratizingwork we discussed the topics of “democratization”, “decommodification” and “decarbonization” of work in more…

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Roundtable on “Foundations of Solidarity”

Roundtable on “Foundations of Solidarity” 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

In this round table event we discussed with Hauke Brunkhorst, Stefan Gosepath, Asad Haider, Sabine Hark, Serene Khader, Stefan Lessenich, and Frederick Neuhouser. Organized by the Humanities and Social Change…

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Foundations of Solidarity – International Critical Theory Summer School 2021

Foundations of Solidarity – International Critical Theory Summer School 2021 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Despite a widespread diagnosis that solidarity is in crisis, appeals to solidarity are ubiquitous today. We encounter them on the level of personal and professional relations but also with regard…

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A New Socialism for a New Century?

A New Socialism for a New Century? 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Conversations on Socialism #4 A New Socialism for a New Century? with Christine Berry (Trustee of Rethinking Economics), Axel Honneth (Jack C. Weinstein Professor for the Humanities at Columbia University…

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Walter-Benjamin-Lectures with Axel Honneth on “The Working Sovereign: A Democratic Theory of the Division of Labor”

Walter-Benjamin-Lectures with Axel Honneth on “The Working Sovereign: A Democratic Theory of the Division of Labor” 723 1024 Susann Schmeisser

On June 16th, 17th, and 18th, 2021, Axel Honneth held the Benjamin Lectures on “The Working Sovereign: A Democratic Theory of the Division of Labor”. One of the greatest shortcomings…

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Whose City? Urban Struggles in the Age of Gentrification

Whose City? Urban Struggles in the Age of Gentrification 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

with Lisa Vollmer, Mustafa Dikeç, Christian Volk and Robin Celikates Gentrification and neoliberalization have shaped the cities we live in but also given rise to urban struggles, from uprisings to…

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Pandemic Politics: Contested Expertise and Activist Perspectives with Gregg Gonsalves

Pandemic Politics: Contested Expertise and Activist Perspectives with Gregg Gonsalves 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

with Gregg Gonsalves, Rahel Jaeggi and Robin Celikates   In this roundtable, Gregg Gonsalves discusses with Rahel Jaeggi and Robin Celikates how to fight the denial of truth by right-wing…

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Rassismuskritik nach Hanau mit Vanessa E. Thompson und Serhat Karakayali

Rassismuskritik nach Hanau mit Vanessa E. Thompson und Serhat Karakayali 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

  Nach dem Terroranschlag von Hanau am 19. Februar 2020 haben vor allem die in der Initiative „19. Februar“ organisierten Opferfamilien dafür gekämpft, dass es kein Zurück zu einer vermeintlichen…

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