Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy Research Symposium 2011 (University of Leicester)

Last updated, 29 Aug 2011
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Ken Edwards, Room 501, University of Leicester
08/09/2011 to 09/09/2011

 Please register for this event in advance by emailing Steve Vallance: sv76@le.ac.uk 

Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy Research Symposium 2011 - 8th & 9th September Ken Edwards, room 501, University of Leicester

Thursday 8th

10.00-11.00 CPPE Meeting

11.15-11.30 Welcome and Introductions

11.30-1.00 Presentations I

Matt Allen (UoL) & Stephen Dunne (UoL) - 'Reading Marx in Post-Hauntological Times'

Sverre Spoelstra (Lund) & Nick Butler (St. Andrews) ‘Your Excellency - Lessons from Europe's most excellent critical academics’


2.00 – 3.30 Presentations II

Jeroen Veldman (UvH)- tbc 

Konstantin Stoborod (UoL) - ‘Anamnesis of Wall Street’


Coffee Break


3.45 – 5.15 Presentations III 

Armin Beverungen (UWE)- 'Charity and finance in the university' 

Geoff Lightfoot (UoL) – tbc


Friday 9th

10.00 – 11.30 Presentations IV

Lewis Goodings (Roehampton) – ‘'I remember most things in the 70s not working': Ambivalence of the past and the changing shape of the future in the memory of the Apollo moon landings’

Sam Mansell (St. Andrews) - ‘Shareholder Theory and the duty

of beneficence’


Coffee Break


11.45 – 1.15 Presentations V

Bent Meier Sørensen (CBS) & Sverre Spoelstra (Lund) - ‘Reclaiming philosophy: problem creation through

organizational philosophy’ 

Martin Parker (Warwick) – ‘something on shipping containers’




2.30 – 4.00 Presentations VI

Charles Barthold (UoL) - ‘Conceptions of communism in Badiou and Deleuze & Guattari’

Stephen Dunne (UoL) & Ken Weir (UoL) – ‘It's what's on the inside that counts?"Body horror", "torture porn" and the metaphysics of corporeality’