[NetBehaviour] Viral Utopias

marc marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Wed Nov 7 16:27:41 CET 2012


Via Mute::::

///Next week///

Viral Utopias
November 16th -- 7PM til 1AM @ Limehouse Town Hall

Come join us to celebrate the release of several new publications
exploring this overlap between the utopian and the viral, the networked
and the not-worked: Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks by
Tony Sampson; Contract & Contagion: From Biopolitics to Oikonomia by
Angela Mitropoulos; Open Utopia by Thomas More & Stephen Duncombe; and the
current issue of Mute Magazine, 'Becoming Impersonal' Vol.3 #3.

DJS
Agit Disco DJs
http://www.metamute.org/shop/mute-books/agit-disco

LIVE BANDS
Traum - London-based chanson for lovers of neo-romantisch perverse pop
http://soundcloud.com/traumatica/whatsmyjob
Hungry Hearts - whisky filled gruff folk punk:
http://www.myspace.com/thehungryhearts

VENUE
Limehouse Town Hall
646 Commercial Road
London E14 7HA

FREE / RSVP ESSENTIAL
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4688544563

///This week at Historical Materialism a Mute Panel and some highlights///

Friday 9 November
16.15-18.00

Generalised Nonequivalence, or, Marxism and Capitalism Beyond Pure
Abstraction

A discussion convened by Mute Magazine

Speakers

Loren Goldner -- Money, capital & non-equivalence: fictitious capital and
social non-reproduction today

Gail Day -- All that's solid melts into air? Beyond the story of
abstraction

Melanie Gilligan and Benedict Seymour -- On the culture and politics of
generalised nonequivalence

Chair: Marina Vishmidt

Historical Materialism 2012

Room: KLT -- Khalili Lecture Theatre, basement School of Oriental and
African Studies (SOAS)

*

Friday 9 November
9.45-11.30

Work, work, work! Value, Technology, Ideology

Stevphen Shukaitis -- Inside the Garden of Bifurcations: Technologies of
Composition, Recuperation, and the Space of the Soul in Neoliberalism

Peter Fleming, André Spicer and Carl Cederström -- The Ideology
of Exit in the Contemporary Capitalist Labor Process

Armin Beverungen, Steffen Böhm and Chris Land -- The value of Marx: free
labour, rent and 'primitive' accumulation in Facebook

Chair: Gregory Schwartz

Room: KLT -- Khalili Lecture Theatre, basement School of Oriental and
African Studies (SOAS)

*

Saturday 10 November
K 15.45-17.30

Work, Energy, Climate

George Caffentzis -- Work or Energy?: The Limits to Capitalist Accumulation

Razmig Keucheyan -- Catastrophe Bonds: Finance, Insurance, and Natural hazards

Daniel Tanuro -- The Impossibility of Green Capitalism

Chair: Alberto Toscano

Room: KLT -- Khalili Lecture Theatre, basement School of Oriental and
African Studies (SOAS)

*

Sunday 11 November
16.30-18.30

HISTORICAL MATERIALISM PLENARY GENDER, WORK AND REPRODUCTION IN THE CRISIS

Silvia Federici Occupy Reproduction: Movements, Commons and the Grand
Domestic Revolution

Kathi Weeks Feminist Politics, Social Reproduction, and Life after Work

David McNally Labour-Power and Social Reproduction: From Capital to the
Current Crisis

Chair: Adam Hanieh

Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Full HM Programme:
http://www.historicalmaterialism.org/conferences/annual9/HM2012Grid.pdf

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