July 11, 2018

Political Theology and the Contemporary Moment: Beyond the Christian and the Secular: Humboldt University of Berlin Workshop @HumboldtUni

Political Theology and the Contemporary Moment: Beyond the Christian and the Secular
A Two-Day Workshop at the Humboldt University of Berlin

July 5-6, 2018

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Theologische Fakultät
Burgstr. 26, 10178 Berlin
Room 206 (2nd floor)

The workshop is free and open to all. No registration is required.

July 5th
11.00-11.10 Welcome 
Kirill Chepurin (HU Berlin/HSE Moscow) and Alex Dubilet (Vanderbilt) 

11.10-12.00 A Political Theology of Disenchantment 
Marika Rose (Winchester) 

12.00-12.50 An Agenda for Total Disorder: Mysticism and Gnosis in Fanon 
Anthony Paul Smith (LaSalle) 

12.50-14.00 Lunch 

14.00-14.50 Disciplining the Moment 
Linn Tonstad (Yale) 

14.50-15.40 Doing Nothing: Individuation, Subjection, and the Political Theology of Interpellation
Alex Dubilet (Vanderbilt) 

15.40-16.10 Coffee 

16.10-17.00 Secularism and Liberalism: A Conjoined Critique 
Thomas Lynch (Chichester) 

17.00-17.50 Conceptualizing Umma Today (The Ruin of Islamic Community) 
Basit Iqbal (UC Berkeley) 

17.50-18.10 Coffee 

18.10-19.00 You’re On God’s Time Now: On the Accumulative Disjunction of Intensive and Extensive Duration 
Sean Capener (Toronto) 

July 6th
11.10-12.00 Is Romanticism Secular?: Uses of Justification 
Joseph Albernaz (Columbia) 

12.00-12.50 Laying Claim to History: Theology, Literature, and the Reproduction of Racial Belonging
Amaryah Armstrong (Vanderbilt) 

12.50-14.00 Lunch 

14.00-14.50 Is Secularism Christianity? Blumenberg to Anidjar 
Christiane Frey (ICI Berlin) 

14.50-15.40 Modernity and Bliss 
Kirill Chepurin (HU Berlin/HSE Moscow) 

15.40-16.10 Coffee 

16.10-17.00 Zones of Equivocity 
Daniel C. Barber (Pace) 

17.00-17.50 A Matter of Conversion: Derrida and Žižek on Kabbalistic Materialism 
Agata Bielik-Robson (Nottingham) 

17.50-18.10 Coffee 

18.10-19.00 Disappointing Vision: Anarchism, Prophecy and the Archeon 
James Martel (San Francisco State)

Organized by Kirill Chepurin and Alex Dubilet, with the support of Prof. Dr. Rolf Schieder.
Funded by HU Berlin's KOSMOS Program.

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