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Philosophy and the Event? May ’68 and of the Prague Spring

virtual panel discussion and book presentation
April 6th, 2021 12 – 2 pm EST

Speakers:
Étienne Balibar (Columbia University, Paris X-Nanterre)
Ivan Landa (Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
Jana Ndiaye Berankova (Columbia University)
Michael Hauser (Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
Joe Grim Feinberg (Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences)

Respondents: Nick Nesbitt (Princeton University)
Vincent Jacques (Collège International de Philosophie)
Jan Mervart (Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences).

This online discussion on the philosophical heritage of the events of 1968 in France and in Czechoslovakia will be organized on the occasion of the publication of the collective volume Revolutions for the Future: May ’68 and the Prague Spring (ed. Jana Ndiaye Berankova, Michael Hauser, Nick Nesbitt). It will present a generation of scholars exploring the long-forgotten legacy of Czechoslovak Marxist thinking as well as the first-hand account of the “events of May” by the philosopher Étienne Balibar.

Event sponsor: ICLS, Columbia University
Event co-sponsors: Princeton University, Institute of Philosophy of Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague; Collège International de Philosophie, Paris