Out now: new formations 71 Hannah Arendt ‘After modernity’ Guest editors: Devorah Baum, Stephen Bygrave and Stephen Morton
Few thinkers arouse greater controversy than Hannah Arendt. Dismissed as a left-liberal by some, celebrated by others as the key thinker of politicality itself, Arendt’s rich legacy is undoubtedly of continuing significance. In particular, she remains a uniquely significant thinker for any attempt to confront the politics of modernity.
Contents Devorah Baum, Stephen Bygrave and Stephen Morton Introduction Patricia Owens on modern security and the social Richard H. King on Arendt’s concept of revolution in the 1960s Dan Stone on Arendt and genocide studies Ned Curthoys on Arendt: a question of character Simon Swift onArendt’s ‘tactlessness’ in Eichmann in Jerusalem Rei Terada onArendt and Agamben Susannah Young-ah Gottlieb on Arendt and reflections on ruin
REMINDER COMPASS NATIONAL CONFERENCE, SATURDAY 25 JUNE Institute of Education, London Speakers include:Neal Lawson, Jon Cruddas, Caroline Lucas, Chuka Umunna, Richard Sennett, Ruth Lister, Polly Toynbee, Jonathan Rutherford, Hilary Wainwright, Frances O’Grady, Heather Wakefield, Pat Kane
The Soundings/New Political Economy session at the Compass conference will be a debate on Blue Labour’s economy Speakers: Maurice Glasman, Frances O’Grady, Paul Everitt, Duncan Weldon Session begins at 1.30pm