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Sacrifice Revisited

Friday, May 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 7:00pm
History Faculty, George Street
Colin Matthew Room


TORCH's Crisis, Extremes, and Apocalypse network are hosting a seminar on the topic of sacrifice. This will involve a revisitation of the concept of Sacrifice in late modernity in its various configurations, philosophical and ideological.

The seminar will include the following: 

Faisal Devji (Oxford) ‘Gandhi, Sacrifice and the Ambiguities of non-violence’
Martin Crowley (Cambridge) ‘Bruno Latour's Anti-sacrificial Politics’
Kalypso Nicolaidis (Oxford) ‘Meanings of ‘Sacrifice’ in Brexit Mythology’
Brad Evans (Bristol) ‘The Violence of an Artificial Love’
Jonathan Leader Maynard (Oxford) ‘Consequentialist Extremism: Present Sacrifices for Future Dreams in the Justification of Violence’
Kimberley Hutchings (QMUL) ‘On Violence, Gender and Sacrifice: old stories and new reflections’
Contact name: 
Audrey Borowski
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