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New Fascism Mass Psychology & Financialization

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103, Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, Room D1103

What do the worlds of global finance and nationalist populism have in common? How can we understand the rise of today’s 'new fascisms' through the prism of financialization? This one-day workshop brings together scholars from across disciplines to debate  these key questions for our understanding of contemporary capitalism. The workshop is part of Public Seminar's Imaginal Politics initiative and is organised jointly with the Department of Social Science, University College London. The workshop will include three panel discussions and wiil close with a talk by Judith Butler on 'Anti-gender ideology and the new fascism’.

Organised by Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou (University College London) and Chiara Bottici (The New School)
10-11.45am - Panel 1 (Wolff Conference Room, D1103)
Julia Ott (The New School)
Arjun Appadurai (NYU)
Saskia Sassen (Columbia)
Moderator:  Jeffrey Goldfarb

12.-1.30pm -Panel 2 (Wolff Conference Room, D1103)
Nancy Fraser (New School)
Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou (UCL)
Moderator: Rahel Jaeggi 

1.30 - 2.30pm -lunch-

2.30-4.15pm - Panel 3 (UL104, University Center)
Eli Zaretsky (The New School) 
Jamieson Webster (Psychoanalyst, DU)
Chiara Bottici ( The New School)
Moderator: Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou

4.30-6pm - Closing plenary & discussion (UL104, University Center)

Judith Butler (UC Berkeley)
'The New Fascism of the Anti-Gender Ideology Movement’ 
Moderator: Cinzia Arruzza
Please note that this event takes place in two different locations. 
6 E 16 Street Room D1103 (Wolff) and 63 5 Ave Room UL104.

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