Associate Professor John Grumley
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Associate Professor John Grumley

Honorary Associate Professor
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The University of Sydney
Associate Professor John Grumley

Contemporary Critical Theory and Theories of Modernity, biopolitics.


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In the media

International Keynote Lectures and Conferences and interviews:

  • Public lecture, Memorial Conference for Agnes Heller, Melbourne, 19-20 Nov, 2019.
  • 'Agnes Heller’s Late Lectures: Scope, Method and Contemporaneity'. Memorial Lectures for Agnes Heller Melbourne, Nov, 2019
  • Interview Radio National ‘The Philosopher’s Zone in relation to ‘What is Critical Theory?’ 17 March, 2019
  • The George Márkus Symposium Sydney Teachers College, Sydney University, 8th Oct, 2018
  • ‘The Sydney George Markus’ György Markus Memorial Colloquium held the Institute of Philosophy, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 3rd Dec, 2016
  • ‘Reconciling Biopolitics and Critical Theory; 8th International Critical Theory Conference, Rome, May 8th to 11th, 2015
  • Interview Radio National ‘The Philosopher’s Zone’ in relation to Agnes Heller 23rd June 2013
  • ‘Agnes Heller Finds Her Voice’ Approaches to Postmodernity from the East. Imre Kertesz College, University of Jena, Germany Oct, 2011
  • ‘Politics in Dark Times: Agamben and Arendt on Sovereignty and the Camps’ accepted for “Thinking With(out) Borders: Political Theory in the 21st Century” St Andrews University, Scotland in June 2008.
  • Keynote opening paper ‘Hannah Arendt and the Devaluation of Life?’ at the International Symposium on Hannah Arendt held at the University of Sydney, 2006.
  • In 2005 Invited International facilitator at the Ferater Mora Chair of Contemporary Thought in Girona, Spain. Two papers on the life work of Agnes Heller.