Reading group – 17th session De 2021-06-01 a 2021-06-01
14h (GMT+1 - Lisbon time)
The 17th session of the reading group of the PREDPOD project will take place on June 1st at 14h (GMT+1 Lisbon time). In this session we will be discussing Paul Raekstad’s current book project on Marxism and alienation. Paul Paul Raekstad will make a brief presentation of the main ideas of his paper, followed by comments from an invited discussant.
Paul Raekstad (speaker): Paul Raekstad is Assistant Professor in Political Theory at the University of Amsterdam. They work on methodological questions in political theory; concepts of freedom, equality, and democracy; and debates about alternative economic institutions and how to attain them – with a particular focus on questions of prefigurative politics, direct action, and proposals for a Green New Deal. They recently co-authored Prefigurative Politics: Building Tomorrow Today.
Sara Amighetti (discussant): Sara Amighetti is a Post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Ethics of the University of Zurich. She works on egalitarianism (in particular defending relational or social equality), immigration and various topics in global justice (including redressing international injustices like colonialism). More recently, she has also begun working on solidarity. She holds a PhD from the University of London (UCL). She spends her free time playing with her dog Pepe.