Within the framework of the exhibition Museum, in which art offers scope for the Other and its visualization, for freedom, transgression, and resistance, the symposium is intended as an invitation to contemplate the societies in which we live–and want to live.
25/26 January 2020
Kristina Hasenpflug: Welcome
Susanne Pfeffer: Introduction
Aria Dean: Bad Infinity
Lea Ypi: Immigration and Social Class
Geoffroy de Lagasnerie: Is Democracy a Relevant Concept for Thinking about Politics?
Rainer Forst: The Performativity of Power
Gurminder K Bhambra: Performing Society, Reforming Society: From Progress to Reparations
Natasha Lennard: Liberatory Language Games and Anti-Fascist Speech Acts: Why We Need a Better Understanding of Truth and Meaning-Making in the Fight for Social Justice
Nina Power: We Live in a Society: Ironic Belonging and Meme-Being in a Post-Public Age
Tiziana Terranova: Hypersocial Planetarization
Matteo Pasquinelli: Tools, Numbers, Machines and Algorithms: A Social History of Artificial Intelligence
Markus Gabriel: Fiction, Imagination, and Social Facts—The Dialectical Glue of Society
All Years: 2020
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