Centre for the Study of Democracy hosts 2018 London Conference in Critical Thought
5 July 2018
The conference was inter-institutional, non-hierarchical, and accessible, embracing emergent thought and fostering new avenues for critically-oriented scholarship and collaboration.
Some of this year’s thematic streams included: Art and Automation; Capital, Event, and Agency (1968-2018); Disruptions, Interventions and Liminalities; Critical Performative Pedagogies; Infrastructure, “Infrapolitics” and Experimentation; Politics of/in the Anthropocene; Resistant Bodies; Taking Positions; The Politics of Truth; Thinking Affect and Postcoloniality Together; Writing to Think.
London Critical seeks to continue the conversations started during the days of the conference through the publication of ‘collections’ in the associated open access and peer-reviewed academic journal London Journal in Critical Thought (LJCT).
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Comments from participants
Participants at the event have commented on the conference:
“LCCT spans a range of broad themes and every year creates new points of dialogue, which is at the heart of the academic tone of the conference”.
“The conference provides a unique space for scholars who work with critical traditions and concerns and who frequently find themselves at the margins of their department or discipline”.
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