Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Abstraction, Universality and Money

7th annual conference of the Marx and Philosophy Society

Abstraction, Universality and Money

Institute of Education, University of London 20 Bedford Way, London
Saturday 5 June 2010, 9.30-6.00
Conference poster [pdf]

Plenary speakers:
Richard Seaford (Exeter)Money, Abstraction, and the Genesis of the Psyche

Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths) 'The Dead Pledge of Society: Methodological Problems and Political Consequences of 'Real Abstraction'

Christopher ArthurAbstraction, Universality and Money
Martin Sohn-RethelMemories of my Father, Alfred Sohn-Rethel

Graduate panels:
(1)Jan Sailer (Freiburg)Securities: The Purest Form of Abstract Wealth. A Re-evaluation of the Concept of 'Fictitious Capital'

Nick Gray (Sussex)Abstraction, Universality, Money and Capital: The Capital-Theory of Value

Marina Vishmidt (Queen Mary, University of London) Art in and as Abstract Labour

(2)Brian Fuller (York University, Toronto) Materialism and Dialectic: Reading Marx after Adorno

Tim Carter (Sussex) Alienation and Domination in Marx and Wittgenstein's Philosophical Anthropologies

Chris Allsobrook (Sussex)Meta-Maieusis: The Ideological Normative Grounds of Immanent Critique

£15 waged, £10 unwaged (provides annual membership of the Society).
To reserve a place in advance please email David Marjoribanks.

Thursday, 6 May 2010

TRG Seminar next week

Theory Research Group presents

David Cunningham
[University of Westminster]

‘Capitalist and Bourgeois Epics:
Lukács and the Theory of the Novel’

Tuesday 11 May 1-3pm Cloisters, The University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester