The ‘affective turn’ is gaining increasing prominence in academia; from its origins within cultural analysis in the last century, to countless publications and debates in fields from psychology to politics. The ...
4 Jun 2019
Can animals be political? This public event takes a ‘more-than-human’ approach to politics and conflict, exploring animals’ role in mediating (interhuman) conflicts, solidarities and inequalities.
6 Jun 2019
The ethics, poetics and politics of contrarian speech: The writing of Erri De Luca
“People who go along with prevailing opinions […] take the yeast and salt out of the dough”, dixit Neapolitan author Erri De Luca. In this event, Jim Hicks will discuss De Luca’s writing with respect to contrarian ...