HM Rome 2015 Conference Program

Thursday 17th morning

Università degli studi di Roma Tre, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Comunicazione e Spettacolo (FILCOSPE), Via Ostiense 234/236, Roma (Metro B, fermata “Marconi”)

9:45-11:15

 

Aula Matassi

On Aesthetic Credibility: Economy, History and Mass Discourse

Daniele Balicco: Financial Expansion and Aesthetic Credibility

Cecilia Canziani: Performing the Archive. Historical Trauma, Testimony and Visual Narratives

Riccardo Falcinelli:  Scientific images: the claim of truth in the mass media discourse

Chair: Luisa Lorenza Corna

 

Aula 11

Queering Marxism

Olivia Fiorilli: Queering Precarity in the New World Disorder

Renato Busarello: From a Critique of Gender Labour and Capital’s Investment on Sexual Identity to the Practice of Genderstrike. A Queer Materialist Perspective in the Italian Context

Cristiano Lo Iacono: Queer-value Extraction and Flexiqueerity: New Concepts in Marxist Analysis of Capitalism

Chair: Eleonora Forenza

 

Aula 17

Crisis of Neoliberalism

Michael Hauser: The Capitalist Revolution, the Left-wing Restoration

Adriano Cozzolino: From Consensus to Coercion? Outlining a Political Economy of Authoritarian Neoliberalism in the Context of Italian Crisis and Economic Restructuring

Carlo Fanelli: Disciplinary Democracy and the Total Privatization of the Public Sector: International Flashpoints in the Struggle Against Authoritarian Neoliberalism

Chair: David Broder

 

Aula 26

The Concept of Crisis

Florian Geisler, Alex Struwe: Crisis and Dialectics – Competing Narratives of Marxist Theory

Elmar Flatschart: Crisis of Neoliberalism or Crisis of Capitalist Forms? Consequences of Integral Crisis-Theory for Emancipatory Struggles

Chair: Dario Gentili

 

Aula 22

The Right to the City: Rome, Istanbul, Pozna?

Nadia Nur: Tarlaba??-Gezi Roundtrip

Margherita Grazioli: Right to the City (?) and Autonomous Daily Practices: Notes for the Marxist Debate from Housing Occupations in Rome

Piotr Juskowiak: The Right to the City Against the Urban Commons: Neoliberal Participation and Anarchist Commoning in Post-Socialist Pozna?

Chair: Chiara Belingardi

 

 

Thursday 17th morning

Università degli studi di Roma Tre, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Comunicazione e Spettacolo (FILCOSPE), Via Ostiense 234/236, Roma (Metro B, fermata “Marconi”)

11:45-13:15

 

Aula Matassi

Beyond the Concept of Class

Dave Mesing: Language, Life, and the Common in the Coming Politics: Debord, Agamben, Virno

Alessandro Zanasi: Italian Radical Theory and Marxian Categories

Richard Braude: Reflections on Class Under Technocracy

Chair: Dario Gentili

 

Aula 11

Althusser and Italian Marxism

Christian Lo Iacono: Althusser Before Hegel: a (hi)Story Without a Subject

Francesco Marchesi: From the «Critique of Political Economy» to the Critique of «The Political»: C. Luporini and L. Althusser

Chair: Jamila Mascat

 

Aula 17

Cinema, Performativity and Marxism

Danielle Child: Directors, Actors and Virtuosos: The Performative Shift in Neoliberal Social Art Practices

Fiona Allen: The Subjugation of the Subject

Discussant: Daniele Balicco

Chair: Luisa Lorenza Corna

 

Aula 26

Passive Revolution and Revolution in the West

Peter Thomas: Hegemonic failure: subalternity in the passive revolution

Lorenzo Fusaro: The Latin-American Revolutions for Independence as Passive Revolutions and their Legacy: Three Historical and Theoretical Insights

Pasquale Voza: Tra passato e presente: il problema della rivoluzione passiva

Chair: Eleonora Forenza

 

Aula 22

Mutualism, self-government, social practices

Vincenzo Di Mino: The Institutional Hydra: Participation, Conflict and Self-Government in the Knits of the Crisis

Roberto Ciccarelli: The Revolution of Work: As Freelance Recreate Mutualism in France, Belgium, United States and Italy

Eleonora de Majo: Self-Government and Democratic Confederalism in Rojava’s Cantons

Clara Pope: Why a Positive Politics of Refusal Will Never Work

Chair: Chiara Giorgi

 

 

Thursday 17th afternoon

Università degli studi di Roma Tre, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Comunicazione e Spettacolo (FILCOSPE), Via Ostiense 234/236, Roma (Metro B, fermata “Marconi”)

14:30-16:00

 

Aula Matassi

Marxism, Phenomenology, Social Sciences

Paul Elias: Phenomenology and the Scientific Critique of political Economy: Marx on Alienation and Class Consciousness

Miriam Aiello: Power as Articulated Totality. Pierre Bourdieu’s Theory of Reproduction

Luca Micaloni: Totality, Hegemony, Universality: Objectivity and Truth in Critical Social Science

Chair: Jamila Mascat

 

Aula 11

Literature and Realism

Mauro Ponzi: Ideology and Passion. Modernization and Crisis of Class Consciousness

Gabriele Pedullà – The Dark Side of the Memos. Calvino’s communist Legacy

Antonio Montefusco: Writers and the People in the Age of Dante: Revolutionary Origins for the Italian Literature?

Chair: Daniele Balicco

 

Aula 17

Urban Economy

Emanuele Leonardi, Michelangelo Secchi: Expo 2015. Catalyst of Value, Catalyst of Resistance

Stefano Portelli: The Ditchdigger’s Tears: The Social Impact of Slum Clearance and Renewal

Maria Rosaria Marella, Daniela Festa: From sharing economy to affordable housing

Chair: Chiara Belingardi

 

Aula 26

Political Economy in Perspective

Roberto Taddeo, Maurizio Donato: Present crisis, Relative Wage and the Rate of Exploitation

Zaira Rodrigues Vieira: A critique of the Concept of Abstract Domination in Moishe Postone’s Work

Isabella Bakker: Global Economic Governance For Social Reproduction? Toward a New Epistemology of the Global Political Economy

Chair: Eleonora Forenza

 

Aula 22

Italian Marxism

Paolo Favilli: Tra due secoli. Come nacque e fiorì il marxismo teorico in Italia

Giacomo Marramao: Evento e processo: il marxismo italiano fra Machiavelli e Hegel

Chiara Giorgi: L’eredità della filosofia della prassi. Da Antonio Labriola a Lelio Basso

Chair: Dario Gentili

 

 

Thursday 17th afternoon

Università degli studi di Roma Tre, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Comunicazione e Spettacolo (FILCOSPE), Via Ostiense 234/236, Roma (Metro B, fermata “Marconi”)

16:30-18:30

 

Aula Matassi

Seeing Through Logistics: Politics, Space and Labour

Mattia Frapporti: The European Union: A Logistics Space Cristina

Niccolò Cuppini: Logistics as a Territorial Field of Conflict

Carlotta Benvegnù: Abstract Workforce Composition and Intersectionality in the Logistics Sector

Chair: Michele Filippini

 

Aula 11

Migrant Activism and Citizenship

Selim Nadi: Organizing Anti-racism in France: from the Arab Workers Movement to the Party of the Indigenous of the Republic (1972 – 2010)

Mark Bergfeld: Leaderless Leaders? Understanding Southern European Migrant Activism Against Austerity in London

Martina Tazzioli: Challenging the Temporality of Citizen Politics

Chair: Chiara Giorgi

 

Aula 17

Marx sive Spinoza

Vittorio Morfino: The Transindividual between Marx and Spinoza

Bernardo Bianchi: The Red Thread of Transformation: Marx’s Reading of Spinoza

Dave Mesing: Spinoza and the Critique of Political Economy: Coordinates of a Distance Taken

Chair: Jamila Mascat

 

Aula 26

State – Hegemonic Apparatuses – Self-Government

Fabio Frosini: Uno stato che non esiste, un popolo che nessuno vede e l’eccidio di Roccagorga: considerazioni sul “nazionale popolare” e sulla democrazia nel pensiero di Gramsci

Rocco Lacorte: Dialectics and the Subversion of the Concept of “Category” in Antonio Gramsci’s “Prison Notebooks”. An Interpretation based on the Concept of “Translatability”

Guido Liguori: Dagli “apparati ideologici” all'”apparato egemonico”: lo “stato integrale” come terreno di lotta

Luka Bogdanic: The Gramsci’s Reflections on Human Nature

Chair: Eleonora Forenza

 

 

Friday 18th morning

Università degli studi di Roma Tre, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Comunicazione e Spettacolo (FILCOSPE), Via Ostiense 234/236, Roma (Metro B, fermata “Marconi”)

9:45-11:15

 

Aula Matassi

Marx vs. Hegel: A Patricide?

Roberto Finelli: The New Immaterial Labour as “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”. Against Marxist Theories of Commodity and Fetishism

Riccardo Bellofiore: The Ghost without the Vampire. A Comment on Finelli’s Unaccomplished Patricide

Peter Thomas: Marxism between communitarianism and formalism

Chair: Jamila Mascat

 

Aula 11

Global Geopolitics and financialization

Giselle Nunes Florentino: “Super Exploitation of the Labour Force”: International Trade and Dependency of the Peripheral Economies

Sergio Cámara Izquierdo: A Marxist Non-Contingent Theory of Financialization

Chair: David Broder

 

Aula 17

Representing Social Totality

Alberto Toscano: Industry and Literature Revisited

Simon Constantine: The Geneses of Representation

Gail Day, Steve Edwards: Uneven and Combined Temporalities in the Work of Allan Sekula

Chair: Luisa Lorenza Corna

 

Aula 26

Feminism, Materialism and Marxism

Sara Garbagnoli, Valeria Ribeiro Corossacz: Deconstructing Nature. Sex and Race in French Materialist Feminism

Peta Hinton:

Cristina Morini, Anna Curcio: Social Reproduction. Genealogy and New Paradigms

Chair: Sara Farris

 

 

Friday 18th morning

Università degli studi di Roma Tre, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Comunicazione e Spettacolo (FILCOSPE), Via Ostiense 234/236, Roma (Metro B, fermata “Marconi”)

11:45-13:15

 

Aula Matassi

Extractive Capitalism and the City

Simona De Simoni, Salvatore Cominu: The “Right to the City” Between Theoretical Analysis and Social Movements

Monia Cappuccini: Austerity and Democracy: A Local Perspective from Exarchia Neighbourhood in Athens

Elisa Olivito: Housing Rights and Urban Policies

Chair: Luisa Lorenza Corna

 

Aula 11

Organizing the Unorganized: Domestic Work and Social Reproduction

Sabrina Marchetti: C189: A Tool for States or for Paid Domestic Workers? Examples from Ecuador and India

Sara Farris: Social Reproduction and Surplus Populations

Chair: Jamila Mascat

 

Aula 17

Institutions and Governance

Alessandro Arienzo: Managing the Crisis: Governmentality and Governance in Austerity Europe

Paolo Napoli: Back to Instituere

Pierangelo Schiera: Istituzioni senza prospettiva?

Chair: Chiara Giorgi, Michele Filippini

 

Aula 26

Working Class in the Making

Federico Tomasello: The Conceptual and Historical Origins of the Workers Movement in France

Tommaso Giordani: The Unhistorical Making of the French Working Class: Revolution and Class Formation in Georges Sorel’s 1908 Reflections on violence

Cheng Zhang: Workers or Working Class? Opportunity and Challenge for Forming Working Class in the Transformation in Pearl Delta

Chair: David Broder

 

Aula 22

Psychological Aspects of Post-Modern Subjects

Massimiliano Nicoli, Luca Paltrinieri: Psychological Contracts and Moralization of Work: For a Critique of Normativity in Organizations

Adam Dylan Hefty: Subjective Labour and Alienation under Late Capitalism

Riccardo Baldissone: In the Penal Colony of Debt

Chair: Dario Gentili

 

 

Friday 18th afternoon

Università degli studi di Roma Tre, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Comunicazione e Spettacolo (FILCOSPE), Via Ostiense 234/236, Roma (Metro B, fermata “Marconi”)

14:30-16:00

 

Aula Matassi

Self-Determination/Self-Government

Federica Castelli: The Commune of Paris 1871 between New Institutions and Practices of Self-Government

F9: Autodeterminazione, un manifesto femminista

Ozlem Tanrikulu: Autonomia democratica e femminismo. Un esempio: il Rojava

Chair: Eleonora Forenza

 

Aula 11

New forms of Exploitation

Federico Chicchi, Emanuele Leonardi: Logics of Exploitation. Subsumption and Impression

Stefano Lucarelli, Emanuele Leonardi: Financial Governmentality. Wealth-Effect as a Practice of Social Control

Chair: Federico Tomasello

 

Aula 17

Marxism, Anthropology and the Notion of Subjectivity

Shannon Brincat: Human Community and the Limits of International Communism

Paul Elias: Marx on Revolutionary Subjectivity and its Development

Chris Mastrocola: Marx on the Difference between ‘The Mere Critical Analysis of Actual Facts’ and ‘Writing Receipts… for the Cook-Shops of the Future

Chair: Jamila Mascat

 

Aula 26

Italian Radical Thought

Miko?aj Ratajczak: The Crisis of Power: Cacciari, Negri and the Critique of the Political

Alex Cistelecan: Agamben with Marx: A Necessary but rather Excessive Encounter

Daniel McLoughlin: Negri and Agamben on Revolutionary Potential: Constituent or Destituent Power?

Chair: Luisa Lorenza Corna

 

Aula 22

The Autonomy of the Political and the Anthropological Crisis

Damiano Palano: Stardust Memories. Class Composition and Politics in Mario Tronti’s Theory

Matteo Cavalleri: Catholicism and Revolution in Tronti. An Anthropological Perspective

Riccardo Cavallo: Mario Tronti and The Autonomy of the Political

Chair: Michele Filippini

 

 

Friday 18th afternoon

Università degli studi di Roma Tre, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Comunicazione e Spettacolo (FILCOSPE), Via Ostiense 234/236, Roma (Metro B, fermata “Marconi”)

16:30-18:30

 

Aula Matassi

Logistic Matters. Global Trade, Local Struggles

Francesco Marullo: Logistics Takes Command. Architecture, Warfare and Abstraction

Giorgio Grappi: The Global Politics of Corridors. Logistical Operations, Power, Institutions

Discussant: Alberto Toscano

Chair: Jamila Mascat

 

Aula 11

The Lexicon of Emancipatory Populism

Samuele Mazzolini: Laclau and Populism: Is Constructing a ‘People’ a Viable Option for the Left?

Paolo Gerbaudo: Understanding the Origins of the Mediterranean Left Populist Turn: From the Movements of the Squares to Podemos and Syriza

Marina Prentoulis: Parties, Social Movements and Contemporary Radical Politics: New Publics, new Forms of Organization

Jorge Lago:

Chair: Michele Filippini

 

Aula 17

Rethinking Critique of Political Economy

Tommaso Redolfi Riva: Critical Political Economy and the Critique of Political Economy. On “Rinascita” 1973-74 Italian Debate

Riccardo Bellofiore: The operaismo of the Sixties and the Critique of Political Economy

Anna Simone, Federica Giardini: Theories of Value and Justice. Towards a New Political Economy

Chair: David Broder

 

Aula 26

Immaterial/Intellectual Labour

Francesco Iannuzzi: Crisis and Conflicts in the Italian Call Centres’ Industry

Pierluigi Marinucci: Workforce, Technology, Institutions and Counter-Powers in Present Transition

Krystian Szadkowski: Subsumption(s) of Academic Labour under Capital. Towards a Conceptual Framework

Nicolas Martino, Ilaria Bussoni: Spreading the Ethos of Creative Work. From Bianciardi to La Bohème and Back Again

Chair: Dario Gentili

 

 

Saturday 19th

Millepiani, Via Niccolò Odero, 13 (http://www.millepiani.eu/dove-siamo/)

 

9:45-11:15

Rivoluzione/restaurazione

Mario Tronti: Rivoluzione/restaurazione

Giacomo Marramao: Per una critica della ragione biopolitica

Stefano Azzarà: Restaurazione e rivoluzione passiva postmoderna nel ciclo neoliberale. Un trasformismo intellettuale di massa

Ida Dominijanni: La misura del cambiamento

Chair: Michele Filippini

 

11:45-13:15

Marxism and Capitalist Continuities

Alexei Penzin: Conditio Sine Qua Non: The Continuity of Capital in Marx’ Grundrisse and Beyond

Maria Chekhonadskih: Labouring Being: Rereading the Dialectics of Nature in Soviet Marxism

Marina Vishmidt: Reproduction, Determinate and Indeterminate: Reproduction as the Reproduction of Crisis in Marx, Althusser and Social Reproduction Feminism

Danny Hayward: Bourgeois Crisis: A Late Feudal Pre-History, from John Locke to Early Romanticism

Discussant: Paolo Virno

Chair: Luisa Lorenza Corna

 

14:30-16:00

Marx and Foucault

Elettra Stimilli: Real Abstraction: From “Capitalism” to “Human Capital”

Andrea Zaccardi: Foucault and Marx: The Concepts of Norm and Normal in Capital and Discipline and Punish

Sandro Chignola: Foucault, Marx: the Body, the Power, the War

Gianfranco Borrelli: “Conversione alla rivoluzione” e nuove pratiche di resistenza

Chair: Chiara Giorgi, Dario Gentili

 

16:30-18:00

Conflicts, Government and Forms of Politics in the European Space

Giuseppe Allegri, Giuseppe Bronzini: New Institutions for More Social Europe

Sandro Mezzadra: For a New Politics of Autonomy in the European Space.

Movements, Struggles, Institutions

Alberto Toscano: The European Destitution

Pablo Bustinduy:

Panagiotis Sotiris:

Chair: Eleonora Forenza

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