Podcast 6 – Structural racism in practice

Robin Celikates in conversation with Magali Bessone and César Cabezas

April 11, 2022

Talking and thinking about race and racism has once again become a contested terrain of social, political and also symbolic struggles. The concept of structural racism lies at the center of these debates. Anti-racist struggles and social movements as well as a new wave of critical theorizing about race and racism have focused our attention […]

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Podcast special Episode – The nascent anti-war movement in russia

Robin Celikates in conversation with Greg Yudin

March 1, 2022

In this special episode of Critical Theory in Context, Robin Celikates is joined by Greg Yudin, a prominent voice of the Russian anti-war protests. With Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the focus is rightly on what is happening on the ground, in Ukraine, and on the international reaction to the war. At the same time, […]

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Podcast 4 – Critical Philosophy of race

Robin Celikates im Gespräch mit Kristina Lepold und Marina Martinez Mateo

February 21, 2022

In this episode, Robin Celikates speaks with Kristina Lepold and Marina Martinez Mateo about the aspirations and goals of the reader they have edited on the topic of “Critical Philosophy of Race.” In addition to a comprehensive and instructive introduction by the editors, the volume gathers a selection of relevant texts from this still young […]

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Podcast 3 – Welche Gesellschaftstheorie braucht eine kritische Theorie heute?

Rahel Jaeggi und Christian Schmidt im Gespräch mit Dirk Quadflieg, Kolja Möller und Titus Stahl

January 28, 2022

Die Folge bietet Einblicke in die Diskussionen eines internen Workshops zu der Frage: „Welche Gesellschaftstheorie braucht eine Kritische Theorie heute?“, der im Dezember 2021 stattfand. Christian Schmidt spricht mit Dirk Quadflieg, Kolja Möller und Titus Stahl, um einige der vorgestellten Thesen zu diskutieren und zu vertiefen. Rahel Jaeggi präsentiert vorab die einleitenden Thesen, die zur […]

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Podcast 2 – On the danger of fossil fascism

Andreas Malm and Lise Benoist (Zetkin-Collective) in conversation with Christian Schmidt

August 23, 2021

In this episode, Andreas Malm und Lise Benoist (Zetkin-Collective) talk about their recently published book “White Skin, Black Fuel: On the Danger of Fossil Fascism”, which came out with Verso in 2021. The history of fossil capital has been one of the central concerns of Andreas Malm’s work. In his book entitled “Fossil Capital: The […]

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Podcast 1 – Climates of Capital

Nancy Fraser in conversation with Rahel Jaeggi

July 3, 2021

Why is capitalism unable to solve the problem of ecological destruction? What type of crises are we facing? How is the climat crises connected to other struggles? What does the accute threat of climate catastrophe mean for our connection to nature?

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