University of New South Wales
15-17 June 2005

Theme: The Politics of Being

Keynote speakers

  • Robert Bernasconi
  • Wendy Brown
  • Judith Butler
  • Eugene Holland

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Conference Themes

  • Political exclusion and violence
  • cosmopolitanism and hospitality
  • diversity and impossible community
  • ontology of war
  • race and the politics of identity
  • becoming responsible
  • justice and the rights of beings
  • forms of life and the concept of the human
  • technoscience and biopolitics
  • politics and ethics of the posthuman
  • immanence
  • human and animal
  • temporality and the politics of being.

Conference convenors

  • A/Prof Rosalyn Diprose
  • Dr Catherine Mills
  • Prof Paul Patton
  • Dr Simon Lumsden