All posts filed under ‘lecture

Truth Practices

  24th January 2019 | 4.30-6.30 pm Professor Stuart Hall Building (PSH) 314Goldsmiths, University of London London SE14 6NW Part of the Pluralistic Variations Lecture SeriesOrganised by Dr Martin Savransky (Sociology) TRUTH PRACTICES Prof Michael Hampe (ETH Zürich) Practices of truth play an important role in every day life and in many legal and political […]

Thinking with Noise

  5th December 2018 | 4.30-6.30pm Margaret Macmillan Building (MMB) 220 | Goldsmiths, University of London Part of the Pluralistic Variations Series Organised by Dr Martin Savransky (Sociology) EVERYONE’S WELCOME! Cecile Malaspina (Paris 7 & Nanterre) THINKING WITH NOISE Noise immediately evokes sound. Yet when “noise” crops up in finance, it is not the din […]

Critical Pluralism: False Memories and Real Epistemic Problems

Thursday 10th November 2016, 4.30-6-30pm, RHB144 Steve Brown, Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology, School of Management, University of Leicester. “Critical Pluralism: False Memories and Real Epistemic Problems” The term ‘false memory’ has a complex history. Initially coined as political term by social actors aiming to deconstruct the idea of ‘recovered memories’, it eventually became […]

Talking Before the Dead

25th January 2017 4.30-6.30pm Richard Hoggart Building (RHB) 142 Goldsmiths, University of London Prof. Vinciane Despret (University of Liège) Discussant: Dr Monica Greco (Sociology, Goldsmiths) Some contemporary social sciences have focused on the fact that many people claim to continue to maintain relations with their dead. With few exceptions, the dead that are involved in […]

Political Theology of the Earth

8th March 2017 4.30-6.30pm Deptford Town Hall (DTH) 109 Goldsmiths, University of London Prof. Catherine Keller (Drew University) Discussant: Prof Vikki Bell (Sociology) In a moment of perilous political repatterning, our planetary entanglements emit signals of emergency. Immediate crises of immigration, race and Islamophobia are thrown into competition with the slower temporalities of climate change […]