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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 Li├Ęge) 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 […]