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Recording ‘Talking Difference with Gurpreet Mahajan’ Online

Our Talking Difference interview series went into its second round on September 1st. Gurpreet Mahajan, professor of Political Theory and Philosophy of Social Science at JNU, New Delhi joined us for the first event in the new semester. A recording of the event can be found here. In 90 minutes she discussed the relationship between … Continue reading Recording ‘Talking Difference with Gurpreet Mahajan’ Online

Podcast: What Have These Concepts Ever Done for Us?

Securalism, liberalism, post-modernity, difference. Using abstract political concepts such as these is the bread and butter of every academic and serve as invaluable shorthands. At the same time, however, these concepts can be very vague and even intimidating to those unfamiliar with them. Depending on how they are used political concepts can obscure as well … Continue reading Podcast: What Have These Concepts Ever Done for Us?

Call for application: Conceptualizing Difference

background image © Deniz Altug The call for applications for this year’s annual CISRUL Conference and PhD Summer School Conceptualizing Difference featuring keynotes by Lewis R. Gordon (University of Connecticut), Sabine Hark (TU Berlin), Gurpreet Mahajan (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Anya Topolski (Radboud University Nijmegen) is now open! The idea of ‘difference’ governs today’s political thinking. … Continue reading Call for application: Conceptualizing Difference