Conference: Critical Theory Today

A one-day conference on the foundations and possibilities of contemporary critical theory. The conference is part of CAPS's ongoing discussions about the nature and future of critical theory.

10:00 - 12:00 Nikolas Kompridis, Professor and Director, Institute of Social Justice, Australian Catholic University, Sydney: Critique and Critical Theory.

With remarks by Lars Tønder, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science University of Copenhagen, and Mikael Carleheden, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology University of Copenhagen.

12:00 - 13:00: Lunch

13:00 - 14:00: Nicole Doerr, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen: Between Habermas and Ranciere: Radical Democracy and Practices of Political Translation.

14:00 - 15:00: Rasmus Willig, Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University: Disarmed Critique.

15:00 - 15.30: Coffee

15:30 - 16:30: Anders Petersen, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social work, Aalborg University: Performance society and depression.

The conference is open to the public