Conference: Sacrifice revisited

Conference: Sacrifice revisited

19 May 2017, University of Oxford

A revisitation of the concept of Sacrifice in late modernity in its various configurations, philosophical and ideological. A conference of the Crisis, Extremes and Apocalypse – CEA Research Network. With Dr Faisal Devji (St Anthony’s), Dr Leader Maynard (Politics), Dr Brad Evans (Bristol), Professor Kalypso Nicolaidis (Politics), Professor Martin Crowley (Cambridge), and Professor Kimberley Hutchings (QMUL).

Papers include:

Faisal Devji (Oxford): ‘Gandhi, Sacrifice and the Ambiguities of non-violence’
Martin Crowley (Cambridge): ‘Bruno Latour’s Anti-sacrificial Politics’
Kalypso Nicolaidis (Oxford) ‘Meanings of ‘Sacrifice’ in Brexit Mythology’
Brad Evans (Bristol) ‘The Violence of an Artificial Love’
Jonathan Leader Maynard (Oxford) ‘Consequentialist Extremism: Present Sacrifices for Future Dreams in the Justification of Violence’
Kimberley Hutchings (QMUL) ‘On Violence, Gender and Sacrifice: old stories and new reflections’

Audience members who would like to join the speakers for dinner after the workshop should email

For more info, please see the website.


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