CALL FOR CONFERENCE: Empire, Capital, and Transnational Resistance: Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Approaches – Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE) – University of Brighton

CALL FOR CONFERENCE: Empire, Capital, and Transnational Resistance: Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Approaches – Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE) – University of Brighton

13th September 2017 – 15th September 2017

This conference considers recent forms of resistance to corporate, neoliberal and state power in the context of the post-colonial world. It looks towards the emergence of transnational forms of resistance linking different parts of the globe, exploring their limits and their potential.

The Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics at the University of Brighton welcomes interdisciplinary papers on any aspect(s) of such resistance from, among others, those working in philosophy, politics, ethics, area studies, global ethics, and geography, cultural and critical theory.

Submissions

Possible themes include:

  • What is political action? What counts as political resistance?
  • What is political about political philosophy and or politics?
  • How should we understand ‘the state’, ’empire’ and ‘capital’ in today’s world?
  • How does the changing relationship between state and corporation affect understandings of citizenship?
  • What are the interrelations between corporate and disciplinary power?
  • What is the question of difference in the neoliberal conjuncture?
  • Borders
  • Rethinking ‘colonialism’.
  • Trump, Brexit and the Right: implications of realignment of resistance.

Deadline

30 June 2017

Further Information

For more details please see:

http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/research/cappe/calendar/empire,-capital,-and-transnational-resistance

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