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Online Colloquium: 'The Ends of Autonomy'

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Location: By Zoom

Tuesday 7 July

 

20.00 Christopher Watkin (Monash), Welcome and introduction

 

20.15 Ali Alizadeh (Monash), ‘La liberté guide nos pas’: the dialectic of freedom in a French revolutionary poem

 

20.35 Nick Hewlett (Warwick), Karl Marx and the concept of freedom

 

20.55 Questions and discussion

 

21.10 Keynote 1: Peter Hallward (Kingston), A law unto ourselves: autonomy as mass sovereignty

 

21.50 Questions and discussion

 

22.10 Serhat Tutkal (National University of Colombia), Autonomy against authoritarian neoliberalism: the removal of Kurdish mayors in Turkey

 

22.30 Taylor Lau (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Against the economic view of time in the workplace: the claim to free time

 

22.50 Kayte Stokoe (Birmingham), Crip autonomy and external limitations

 

23.10 Alex Corcos (Warwick), UK Higher Education in 'A Century for Foxes’: or, a case study in the role of privilege and luck in establishing conditions for radical autonomy

 

23.30 Questions and discussion

 

23.50 Close

 

 

Wednesday 8 July

 

20.00 Keynote 2: Louise Amoore (Durham), Of autonomies and algorithms

 

20.40 Questions and discussion

 

21.00 Charlotte Heath-Kelly (Warwick), The extremist across history: changing relations of liberty, threat and detection

 

21.20 Oliver Davis (Warwick), Algorithmic governmentality and the Modern bureaucratic ideal: species of abstraction and autonomy

 

21.40 Simon Angus (Monash), How liberating is liberation technology?

 

22.00 Questions and discussion

 

22.15 Yurii Sheliazhenko (KROK), Informed autonomy: conceptualization of freedom in the digital age

 

22.35 Alesja Serada (Vaasa), Blockchain owns you: from cypherpunk to a self-sovereign identity

 

22.55 Ken Archer (independent scholar), Freedom, agency and the hermeneutics of technology

 

23.15 Questions and discussion

 

23.30 Close

 

 

Thursday 9 July

 

20.00 Nupur Patel (Oxford), Emancipating the female body: pudeur and Louise Labé’s expression of sexual desire in selected poetry

 

20.20 Felicity Chaplin (Monash), Freedom and autonomy in the post #MeToo world

 

20.40 Kirsty Alexander (Strathclyde), The biophilic threads in feminist visions of autonomy

 

21.00 Ji-Young Lee (Bristol and Copenhagen), Autonomy and assisted reproductive technologies

 

21.20 Questions and discussion

 

21.50 Trine Riel (independent scholar and artist, Copenhagen), To what end? Ascetics between renunciation and emancipation

 

22.10 Andrea Rossi (Koç), Pastoral power: on finitude and autonomy

 

22.30 Christopher Watkin (Monash), The critique of emancipatory reason

 

22.50 Questions and discussion

 

23.10 Close

 

 

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