gacr2                          POLITICS OF PLASTICITY  

On Solidarity and Mutual Aid with Catherine Malabou  

23. 02 - 24. 02. 2018. Prague, Czech Republic  




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PROFESOR CATHERINE MALABOU is a French philosopher. She is a professor of philosophy at The European Graduate School / EGS and professor of modern European philosophy at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) at Kingston University, London. She is known for her work on plasticity, a concept she culled from Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit, which has proved fertile within contemporary economic, political, and social discourses. Widely regarded as one of the most exciting figures in what has been called “The New French Philosophy,” Malabou’s research and writing covers a range of figures and issues, including the work of Hegel, Freud, Heidegger, and Derrida; the relationship between philosophy, neuroscience, and psychoanalysis; and concepts of essence and difference within feminism.

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  ARIANNE CONTY was awarded her PhD in Philosophy of Religion at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a continental philosopher, with a research focus in the philosophy of technology, philosophy of the environment and the philosophy of religion. She is currently associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Sharjah.

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FLAVIO D’ABRAMO is the postdoctoral researcher at the Freie Universität Berlin who focuses on philosophy of medicine, specifically on empirical ethics applied to medical research and informed consent.

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TIM ELMO FEITEN is an independent researcher. He studied English, Cultural Studies and Cognitive Science at the University of Freiburg.


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URI GORDON is an Israeli anarchist theorist and activist. He is a lecturer at the University of Nottingham, and formerly at Loughborough University in the UK and the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies in Ketura, Israel. He specializes in the interface between political theory and participant observation, using analytical tools to support the discussions he encounters in social movements. Substantively, he is interested in radical political philosophies and ideologies - environmentalism, feminism and anarchism - and in bringing the insights of activists to bear on theoretical debates surrounding them.

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RASMUS SANDNES HAUKEDAL is a student and teaching assistant at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of the Faculty of Humanities, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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  IWONA JANICK  is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Warwick. She joined French Studies at Warwick in September 2015 as British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow. As Gates Scholar she completed her PhD in French at the University of Cambridge, Trinity Hall, in 2014. Her doctoral project, supervised by Ian James, dealt with the concept of universality and social transformation in most recent philosophical thought.

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PETR KOUBA is a Senior Researcher at the Philosophical Institute of The Czech Academy of Sciences. He specializes in phenomenology, philosophy of sociality, philosophy of Enlightenment, and philosophy of medicine. His most recent publications include Margins of Phenomenology (Nordhausen: Verlag Traggot Bautz, 2016), The Phenomenon of Mental Disorder. Perspectives of Heidegger's Thought in Psychopathology (Springer: Contributions to Phenomenology, 2015), Exodus bez Mojžíše. Romská migrace jako politický problém (Prague: Filosofia, Parva Philosophica 22, 2014).

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PROFESOR MECHTHILD NAGEL is a professor of philosophy, Director of the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies (CGIS) at the State University of New York, College at Cortland, and visiting lecturer at Hochschule Fulda.

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VÍT POKORNÝ graduated from philosophy at the Philosophical Faculty of the Charles University, Prague and gained his PhD in general anthropology at the Faculty of Humanities at the same university. Currently, he is affiliated with Philosophical Institute of Czech Academy of Sciences, and with the Philosophical Faculty of University of J. E. Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem, CR. He publishes in philosophy, anthropology and psychedelic studies. His main research interests involve post-phenomenology, postmodernity, cognitive anthropology, psychedelic science and ecological thinking. In his work, he crosses disciplinary boundaries in an attempt to formulate a complex transdisciplinary perspective.

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DUANE ROUSSELLE is Assistant Professor of Social Theory in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John where he teaches courses in Social Theory and Qualitative Methodologies in the Social Sciences. He is the editor of the open-access journal Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies. He also maintains a private practice in psychoanalysis. His current research interests are in the area of psychoanalytic interventions into social and political theory, as well as psychoanalytic interventions into debates about autism, borderline, and psychosis.

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OLE MARTIN SANDBERG was born in Sweden, grew up in Denmark, moved around the world for some years, and finally settled in Iceland where he is currently doing a PhD in philosophy at the University of Iceland. His interestes are centered around political philosophy, social theory, and philosophy of mind.

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MAURO SENATORE was awarded his PhD from Kingston University. He was a Conicyt Postdoctoral Fellow at the Instituto de Humanidades, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago (Chile), and a Visiting Fellow at the State University of New York at Buffalo (US) and at the University of Salerno (Italy). He is currently a British Academy Fellow at Durham University and an Adjunct Professor of Contemporary French Philosophy at the Universidad Diego Portales. He is the author of several articles on contemporary French thought and of the forthcoming monograph on the problem of genesis in the work of Jacques Derrida.

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SWAIN DANIEL ROSENHAFT is currently assistant professor of philosophy and social sciences at the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague. He completed his PhD, entitled 'Marx's Ethics of Self-Emancipation' at the University of Essex  in Feb 2015. He is the author of Alienation: An Introduction to Marx's Theory, (Bookmarks 2012). profile
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PETR URBAN is a philosopher and translator based at the Czech Academy of Sciences (Institute of Philosophy) where he leads the Department of Contemporary Continental Philosophy. His expertise lies in the areas of phenomenological philosophy and care ethics. He is the author and editor of The Birth of Phenomenology (2010 in German), Phenomenology of the Body (2011 in Czech), The Early Husserl and the Philosophy of Language (2013 in Czech) and How do We Understand Others? (2016 in Czech).

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ZONA ZARIĆ is currently a doctoral student at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. She studied law at the Belgrade Law School in Serbia, she was awardad MA title in International Affairs at the American University in Paris. Her research interests include moral and political philosophy, contemporary french philosophy, aesthetics and ethics of care. profile
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