The Legacy of Georg Lukács – London, 15 June

12th Jun 2019

Marx & Philosophy Society 
2019 Annual Conference

The Legacy of Georg Lukács

Saturday 15 June 2019
University College London Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way,
London WC1H 0AL
Room 728


Please note: Prior registration is necessary given the limited seats available. To register, email reviews@marxandphilosophy.org.uk.


9.30       Registration

10.00     Michael J. Thompson (William Paterson University), ‘Georg Lukács, Critical Social Ontology and the Renewal of Marxian Philosophy’

11.15     Break

11.45     Graduate and early career panel:

Sebastian Sanchez-Schilling – ‘Foot or Lukács? The Foundation of Ethics’

Eleonora Antonakaki Giannisi – ‘Contemplative stance or blasé attitude? Simmel as an interlocutor in Lukács’s work on reification’

Richard Donnelly – ‘Reconsidering the Blum Theses: Totalitarianism and the degeneration of bourgeois culture in Lukács’s revolutionary middle period’

1.30       Lunch

2.30       Annual report of the organising group

2.45       Konstantinos Kavoulakos (University of Crete), ‘What is Reification in Georg Lukács’s early Marxist Work?’

4.00       Break

4.30       Agnes Heller (Eötvös Loránd University)

5.45       End

The Marx & Philosophy Society has a commitment to actively accommodating and making any necessary adjustments for greater accessibility to the conference. Attendees are encouraged to get in touch with any accessibility requirements: reviews@marxandphilosophy.org.uk.

Further details (including abstracts): http://marxandphilosophy.org.uk/society

Directions: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/ioe

Admission is free but please reserve a place in advance by emailing reviews@marxandphilosophy.org.uk.

Organised with the support of The Mind Association