Lecture: Political Theological Violence: Before the Law

Professor Peg Birmingham (Philosophy, dePaul University, USA) will present
“On Political Theological Violence: Before the Law.”

Thursday 21st May, 2009,
from 4p.m. – 6p.m.  McRae Room, Quadrangle Building, The University of Sydney


Peg Birmingham teaches and conducts research in the areas of political thought, ethics, and feminist theory.  She has published in journals such as Research In Phenomenology, Hypatia and The Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal on topics that include radical evil, human rights, and the temporality of the political.  She is the author of Hannah Arendt and Human Rights (Indiana University Press, 2006) and co-editor (with Philippe van Haute) of Dissensus Communis: Between Ethics and Politics (Koros 1995). She is currently working on a manuscript tentatively titled “A Lying World Order: Deception as a Philosophical and Political Problem.”

For further information: moira dot gatens at usyd dot edu dot au * The McRae Room is in the Quadrangle. Go up the stairwell behind the Jacaranda, at the first landing, walk straight ahead and up a few steps, and then turn left into the room.




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