CGSC is a transdisciplinary working group committed to reflecting critically on the relationship between contemporary transformations typically associated with globalization and the political futures that may be opened or obstructed by them.
A symposium exploring the questions, conditions, and politics of global critical theory in the contemporary with papers by Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Manu Goswami, and Yoav DiCapua, and with comments by Uday Mehta. [read more»]
Politics is not an ontology. The claim that the political is always ontological needs to be challenged. It is not merely that the negative the case – that the political is never ontological (as Badiou points out, a simple negation leaves everything in place). Instead, what is called for is a reversal of the negation: The ontological is never political.[...] [read more»]