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George Sotiropoulos


Feeding Dual Power: Food Sovereignty, Anti-Fascism and other Pandemic Struggles

VOID NETWORK (Athens-Greece) written by Gene Ray and George Sotiropoulos “Seek ye first for food and clothing, then the kingdom of God will fall to you also” G.W.F. Hegel, letter to Knebel, 30 August 1807 We watch in horror, as the global explosion of the Sars-CoV-2 virus continues. The spreading medical emergency starkly reveals the real wages of neoliberalism and its extractive austerities. Gutted national healthcare systems that put profit… …


Between Past and Future: On the Contrasting Fortunes of the Far-Right and the Far-Left in Europe By George Sotiropoulos / Void Network

A specter appears to be haunting Europe, but it does not wear red. The recent European elections are the last in a series of electoral results indicating that the ghost has taken a decisively rightwing turn. Of course, “populism” is still used widely by politicians and intellectuals in order to pinpoint this ominous presence that is said to threaten our liberal democracies. However, along with the dubious analytical merits of… …

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Μια υλιστική θεωρία Δικαιοσύνης – Ομιλία: Γ.Σωτηρόπουλος ΠΑΡ.12/7 στο 3ο Βιβλιοστάσιο

Οι εκδόσεις Κενότητα / αυτοργανωμένο εκδοτικό εγχείρημα της συλλογικότητας Κενό Δίκτυο- στα πλαίσια του 3ου Θερινού Βιβλιοστάσιου παρουσιάζουν την ομιλία ΜΙΑ ΥΛΙΣΤΙΚΗ ΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΣΥΝΗΣ Το Ένα- Οι Πολλοί – Αυτό που δεν έχει ακόμα Συμβεί ΠΑΡΑΣΚΕΥΗ 12 Ιουλίου 2019 ώρα 19:30-21:00 Σύλλογος Ελλήνων Αρχαιολόγων Ερμού 134-136- Αθήνα Ομιλία- Παρουσίαση του βιβλίου A Materialist Theory of Justice: The One, the Many, the Not-Yet (εκδόσεις Rowman & Littlefield International) Γιώργος Σωτηρόπουλος (διδ.… …

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Κύκλος Διαλέξεων ΔΙΚΑΙΟΣΥΝΗ- μέρος 1ον: ομιλητής: Β. Μπιτσώρης – Πεμ. 20/6/19 NOSOTROS- Κενό Δίκτυο

Το Κενό Δίκτυο συνεχίζοντας του κύκλους διαλέξεων φιλοσοφίας (Χρόνος, Ουτοπία, Επανάσταση) ξεκινά μια νέα σειρά ομιλιών εξερευνώντας την έννοια της ΔΙΚΑΙΟΣΥΝΗΣ. Ενημέρωση για τις επόμενες εκδηλώσεις θα ακολουθήσει σύντομα. Η Δικαιοσύνη βρίσκεται στην καρδιά των ταξικών και κοινωνικών αγώνων αλλά και των νέων σχέσεων με τις οποίες πειραματιζόμαστε. Πέρα απο μία κανονιστική έννοια, συνιστά ένα διαρκές αίτημα και μια ενεργή διαδικασία, ροή σε διαρκή ένταση μέσα στην πορεία της χρονικότητας… …


No Other World Is Possible: Game of Thrones and the poverty of the liberal imagination- George Sotiropoulos / Void Network

This is the way the world ends, This is the way the world ends, This is the way the world ends – Not with a bang but with a whimper. S. Eliot, ‘The Hollow Men’[1] [includes spoilers] To the reader who has seen what has been justifiably called a “cultural Behemoth”, Eliot’s phrase may not seem an entirely accurate depiction of the series’ ending. After all, a capital is practically… …

Becoming-Other, Becoming-Many: Poststructuralism and the Problem of Justice – George Sotiropoulos / Void Network

In a talk that he gave about religion Derrida has made the following statement, “We believe we pretend to believe that we share in some pre-understanding. We act as if we have some common sense on what “religion” means in the languages we believe we know how to speak. We believe in the minimum trustworthiness of this word. […] Well nothing is less pre-assured that this factum, and the entire… …

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POSTSTRUCTURALISM: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE Conference – George Sotiropoulos (Void Network) talk – 6-7/3/19 Madrid

Becoming-Other, Becoming-Many: Poststructuralism and the Problem of Justice- George Sotiropoulos– political philosopher and member of Void Network participates in the conference POSTSTRUCTURALISM: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE Wed. 6/3/2019 MADRID This paper argues that poststructuralist thought can help articulate a critical and materialist notion of justice against the normativist and idealist conceptions dominant today. The assumption that justice is a critical concept goes all the way back to Plato, whose interrogation of the notion… …

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