InicioFrench Politics: A Neighbour's 'History of the Present'

InicioFrench Politics: A Neighbour's 'History of the Present'

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Publicado el jueves 12 de septiembre de 2019 por Céline Guilleux

Resumen

“French Politics: A Neighbour’s ‘History of the Present’” is a monthly seminar series organised by the University of Westminster (Centre for the Study of Democracy and Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture), introducing the “crème de la crème” of French research in Social Sciences and Humanities. This series is designed with the Foucauldian notion of “history of the present” in mind and will tackle some of the most pressing challenges of French politics and political theory today. 

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Presentation

"French Politics: A Neighbour's 'History of the Present'" is a monthly seminar series organised jointly by the Centre of the Study of Democracy & the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture (University of Westminster), and with the support of the French Embassy & the Political Studies Association. 

The series intends to introduce the British audience with what's best in French academia. It will tackle some of the most pressing challenges for French politics and political theory. 

Programme

Thursday 26 September

The series will be introduced by Eric Fassin (University Paris 8 Vincennes - Saint-Denis/LEGS) on Thursday 26 September, 5.30-7pm (Fyvie Hall). This session will cover the notions of racial, sexual, and liberal democracies in France and will be chaired by David Cunningham (IMCC). 

The series will then be divided into three cycles:

1. An Authoritarian Spiral in France?

Th. 10 October,

5.30-7pm, Room UG05

  • Sophie Wahnich (CNRS/TRAM): "Democracy Taken in Vice: Understanding the 'Yellow Vests' Event"

Th. 14 November,

5.30-7pm, Room UG05

  • Ninon Grangé (University Paris 8/LLCP): on the state of exception

We. 4 December

6-7.30pm, Fyvie Hall 

  • Fabien Jobard (CNRS/CESDIP): "Liberal, Authoritarian, or Police State? Defining the French State According to its Police"

2. French Universalism vs. Alien Identities? 

Th. 30 January,

5.30-7pm, Fyvie Hall

  • Syliane Larcher (CNRS/IRIS): on Afrofeminism and French universalism

Th. 13 February,

5;30-7pm, Fyvie Hall

  • Sébastien Chauvin (University of Lausanne/CEG): on LGBTQI struggles and French universalism

March 2020 (TBC)

  • Norman Ajari (University Toulouse 2 Jean Jaurès/ERRAPHIS): on the racialised man produced as a threat in France

3. Can France Think of Itself as Postcolonial?

April 2020 (TBC)

  • Elsa Dorlin (University Paris 8): on violence entailed by the denial of France as postcolonial

Th. 11 June 2020

  • Nacira Guénif-Souilamas (University Paris 8/CEFEG): on subjectivities who already live as postcolonial

The events are free and open to all, so do not hesitate to circulate the poster attached to this email, but do not forget to book on Eventbrite

Lugares

  • University of Westminster - 309 Regent Street
    Londres, Reino Unido (W1B 2HW)

Fecha(s)

  • jueves 26 de septiembre de 2019
  • jueves 10 de octubre de 2019
  • lunes 14 de octubre de 2019
  • miércoles 04 de diciembre de 2019
  • jueves 30 de enero de 2020
  • jueves 13 de febrero de 2020
  • domingo 01 de marzo de 2020
  • miércoles 01 de abril de 2020
  • jueves 11 de junio de 2020

Archivos adjuntos

Palabras claves

  • Fench politics, political theory, France, democracy, universalism, postcolonialism

Contactos

  • Emmanuel Jouai
    courriel : e [dot] jouai [at] my [dot] westminster [dot] ac [dot] uk

Fuente de la información

  • Emmanuel Jouai
    courriel : e [dot] jouai [at] my [dot] westminster [dot] ac [dot] uk

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« French Politics: A Neighbour's 'History of the Present' », Seminario, Calenda, Publicado el jueves 12 de septiembre de 2019, https://calenda.org/668378

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