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#DemocratizingWork

  • November 4, 2020
  • online

with Neera Chandhoke, Isabelle Ferreras and Lisa Herzog

“Working humans are so much more than ‚resources‘. This is one of the central lessons of the current crisis.“ The worldwide political call of several thousand scientists who are taking the corona pandemic as an occasion to demand changes in the world of work begins with these words.

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Corona within Precarity Capitalism

  • October 2, 2020
  • online

with Albena Azmanova

In her latest book Capitalism on Edge (Columbia University Press, 2020), Albena Azmanova has diagnosed the contemporary socio-economic constellation as ‘precarity capitalism’, arguing that generalized insecurity (precarity), rather than inequality, is the main social affliction of our times. This opens new avenues for emancipatory critique and radical politics.

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Borders and Solidarity in Times of Corona

  • June 17th
  • online

with Manuela Bojadžijev and Muhammad al-Kashef

In this conversation with the anthropologist and migration scholar Manuela Bojadžijev (HU Berlin) and the researcher and activist Muhammad al-Kashef (Watch The Med Alarm Phone) we explored the changing dynamics of borders and solidarity in times of corona.

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Corona im Kapitalismus: Ende des Neoliberalismus?

  • May 14th
  • online

mit Ulrike Herrmann und Alex Demirović

Im Rahmen unserer Reihe In Context diskutieren Alex Demirović und Ulrike Herrmann über die Corona-Krise. Im Fokus stehen dabei Überlegungen zur angemessenen Krisenbeschreibung, zu den möglichen Folgen der Krise sowie zu den politischen Alternativen, die sie nahelegt.

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Re-Thinking Socialism

  • December 12, 2019
  • 6:00 pm » 9:00 pm
  • Vierte Welt

Whether classified as a “promising prophet” or a “spectre of horror”, journalists from TAZ to Zeit to FAZ seem to agree that the “red spirit” called socialism is back. In the mother countries of neoliberalism, the USA and Great Britain, politicians* who openly plead for “democratic socialism” and “real change” can mobilize broad masses. In …

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Krise, Kritik und Zukunft des Sozialstaats

  • January 9, 2019
  • Vierte Welt

Im Rahmen der Reihe „Critical Theory in Context“ (Lehrstuhl für Sozialphilosophie/Center for Humanities and Social Change, HU Berlin) diskutierten Claus Offe (Professor Emeritus of Political Sociology an der Hertie School of Governance) und Stephan Lessenich (Professor an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) über Krise, Kritik und Zukunft des Sozialstaates. Die Veranstaltung fand am 09.01.2019 von 18-21 Uhr …

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