Hegemony
Crisis
Intervention

New Perspectives on Emancipatory & Radical Democratic Discourses

23rd25th September 2021
Bremen, Germany

Programme

Please note that the programme may be subject to minor changes.

 Due to the ongoing pandemic, the event is open to the public only in virtual form. If you would like to join us online, please send us a message.
For the panel discussion on Friday, you can use this link without registration (a Zoom account is not required).
All times are Central European Summer Time (CEST).

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

13.3014.00
Registration

 

14.0014.30
Welcome & Introduction

 

Michalina Golinczak: Opening Address

Martin Nonhoff: Welcome Message

 

14.3014.45
Break

 

14.4516.15

Session I:
Promises and Perils of the Concept of Radical Democracy

 

Oliver Marchart
“The Primacy of Protest. A Radical Democratic Perspective”

Meyda Yeğenoğlu
“Undecidability, Democracy-to-Come and Hegemony”

Chair: Martin Nonhoff

 

16.1516.30
Break

 

16.3018.45
Session II:
Radical Democracy vs Populism 

Mareike Gebhardt
“The Populist Moment: Affective Orders, Protest, and Politics of Belonging”

Allan Dreyer Hansen
“Populism, Antagonism and (Radical) Democracy”

Martin Nonhoff
“Can Radical Democrats be Populists? Some Skeptical Remarks”

Chair: Friederike Landau-Donnelly

 

19.0020.30
Reception

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

9.009.15
Coffee & Tea

 

9.1510.45
Session III:
Rearticulating or Moving Beyond? New Trajectories for Radical Democratic and Populist Discourses

 

Paula Diehl
“Understanding the Boundaries Between Fascism and Populism”

Seongcheol Kim
“Between Autonomy and Representation: Toward a Post-Foundational Discourse Analytic Framework for the Study of Horizontality and Verticality”

Chair: Milos Rodatos

10.4511.00
Break

 

11.0012.30
Session IV:
Laclau in Argentina

 

Óscar García Agustín & Lasse Thomassen
“Laclau in Argentina. Radical Politics from Perón to Kirchner”

Javier Burdman
“Latin American Left-Wing Populisms and the Problem of Normative Orientation in the Theory of Hegemony”

Chair: Paula Diehl

 

12.3014.00
Lunch Break

 

14.0015.30
Session V:
Post-Marxist Political Strategies – from class to the people

Simon Tunderman
“Class, Crisis, and Populist Reason in a Laclauian Ontology”

Thomas Jacobs
“Discourse Theory as a Framework for the Analysis of Political Strategy. Post-Marxism, Hegemony, and the Discursive Reproduction of Society”

Chair: Manon Westphal

 

15.3015.45
Break

 

15.4517.15
Session VI:
Culture and
the Agon

 

Friederike Landau-Donnelly
“Dancing in a Museum: Missy Elliott’s Ghosts and the Politics of Para-Monumentality”

Emilia Palonen
“Hegemony, Politics, and Democracy in the Era of Populism and Hybrid Media”

Chair: Allan Dreyer Hansen

 

17.3019.00
Panel Discussion

 

“‘Back to the Hegemonic Struggle?’ Rearticulating Strategies for the Left”

Ines Schwerdtner (Jacobin Deutschland) & Paolo Gerbaudo (King’s College London)

Host: Milos Rodatos

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2021

9.009.15
Coffee & Tea

 

9.1511.30
Session VII:
(Post-)Populism
and Post-Politics

 

Yannis Stavrakakis
“Left Populism: An Assessment”

Laura Álvarez Garro
“The Conceptual Indetermination of Present Times. An Approach to the Concept of Populism”

Jason Glynos
“Does Post-Marxism need a Theory of Society? Post-foundational Interventions in times of the Post-political and the Post-post-political”

Chair: Emilia Palonen

 

11.3011.45
Break

 

11.4513.15
Session VIII:
Radical Democracy and (Institutional) Order
 

 

Milos Rodatos
“Institutions and Radical Democratic Representation”

Manon Westphal
“Outlines of a Radical Democratic Theory of Institutions”

Chair: Jason Glynos

 

13.1513.30
Closing Remarks

 

Martin Nonhoff

 

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