CAPPE 16th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference 15-17 September 2021 The conference was held online and was entirely free to attend. Recent years have witnessed renewed interest in the politics of reproduction and care in a wide range of fields, in response… Continue Reading →
Friday July 16th, online After a decade of intense assault on the social and civil rights of disabled people in the name of austerity, the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a further devaluation of disabled people’s lives. Beyond the horrific… Continue Reading →
The CAPPE community stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine in their struggle against the occupation of their land by the apartheid regime of Israel.
New Developments in Post-Foundational Thought 13.30: German Primera: The Political Ontology of Giorgio Agamben 14.45: Clare Woodford: Towards a Feminist Ethics of Nonviolence/Disorienting Democracy 16.00: Oliver Marchart: Thinking Antagonism 17.15: Mark Devenney: Towards an Improper Politics 18.30: Paula Biglieri and… Continue Reading →
18 -23 January 2021 University of Brighton UK, online This conference invited reflection on the relationship between Democracy and Populism; and consideration of new developments in democratic theory and politics in the twenty-first century. This is all the more pertinent… Continue Reading →
By Struan Gray On 11-12 June 2020 an international group of academics participated in an online workshop, organised by the University of Brighton’s Radical Sixties research project. The workshop built on the success of the 2019 conference – Radical Sixties:… Continue Reading →
Dr Rebecca Searle discusses the ESRC funding proposal she developed with support from CAPPE looking at affordability, inequality and the private rented sector in Britain, 1953-2021.
Patricia McManus, University of Brighton 4 February 2020 This paper will return to Theodor Adorno’s understanding of a ‘committed’ literature and why he rejected (or had to reject) that notion of political engagement in favour of an understanding of what… Continue Reading →
Aaron Bastani, Novara Media 14 January 2020 Luxury Communism vs Scarcity Nativism The politics of the last 12 years have been increasingly defined by crisis. A crisis of the old geopolitical order, as American Empire crumbles; a crisis of free… Continue Reading →