Events in Australia

Conference: Spinoza’s Provocations

This interesting conference takes place at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, on Dec. 1-2. It features papers from Genevieve Lloyd, Dimitris Vardoulakis, Moira Gatens, Aurelia Armstrong, Daniela Voss, Gregg Lambert, Jon Rubin, Janice Richardson, Anthony Uhlmann and Inja Stracenski.

More information from the following link:

Power and Joy: a workshop on Spinoza, Western Sydney University

For those who are Spinozists to the core, as well as for those who are interested in substance and potentia, please come along to this workshop:

Time: 9.00 am to 4.30 pm When: Friday, November 27, 2015 Location: Western Sydney University Building 5, Room 5.LG.01, Bankstown Campus


9.00 am to 10.00 am Disability and Dance: From the Disabled Sublime to Joy  Janice Richardson

10.00 am to 11.00 am The Authority of Reason: Proof, Rhetoric and the Movement of Thought in the Ethics  Joseph Hughes

11.00 am to 11.30 am Break

11.30 am to 12.30 pm  Pause for Thought: Spinoza on Wonder  Genevieve Lloyd

12.30 pm to 1.30 pm  Grammars of Conatus; or, On the Primacy of Resistance in Spinoza, Foucault, and Deleuze  Cesare Casarino

1.30 pm to 2.30 pm Lunch

2.30 pm to 3.30 pm  Human Nature . . . As It Really Is  Moira Gatens

3.30 pm to 4.30 pm  The Four Senses of Neighbourly Love in the Theological Political Treatise Dimitris Vardoulakis