Basque Visiting Fellow’s Conference Intellectuals and the Limits of the Neoliberal State in Globalisation (Migration, Terrorism, Populism)

Basque Visiting Fellow’s Conference Intellectuals and the Limits of the Neoliberal State in Globalisation (Migration, Terrorism, Populism)

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
ESC Seminar Room

Intellectuals and the Limits of the Neoliberal State in Globalisation (Migration, Terrorism, Populism)

St Antony’s College, Oxford.  Tuesday 10 May 2016.

Venue: Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford. Convenor: Joseba Gabilondo

 

9.25am           Welcome and introduction from Joseba Gabilondo

First Session from 10 – 12:30am. Anticolonialism, Victimhood, and Gated Intellectual Communities.

9:30am            How to be an Anticolonial Intellectual in Spain and not die in the process: The cases of Alfonso Sastre and Manuel de Pedrolo. Helena Miguelez (Bangor University)

10.15am          A Genealogy of Political Victim Enshrinement, from Rafael Sanchez Mazas to Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio. Justin Crumbaugh (Mount Holyoke College)

11:00               Coffee break

11.15am          Gated Communities: Spanish Intellectuals and the Flight from Dissent. Elena Delgado (University of Illinois)

12:00pm          General Discussion

12.30pm          Lunch break in the ESC garden or Common Room (dependent on weather)

Second Session from 2 – 5.00pm:  Ethics, Country Formation, and Neonationalist Populism.

2pm                 Ethics without Responsibility & Basque Equidistant Intelligentsia. Imanol Galfarsoro (Leeds University)

2.45pm            Intellectuals in Catalonia: Creating a New Country (from a Rhetorical Standpoint). Jaume Claret (Open University of Catalonia)

3:30pm            Coffee break

3.45pm            The Neoliberal Convert: The Intellectual Use of Terrorism and Immigration for the Articulation of Neonationalist Populism. Joseba Gabilondo (Michigan State University and Visiting Fellow to St Antony’s College, Oxford)

4.30-5:00pm    General Discussion

 

A conference organised in conjunction with the Fellowship sponsored by The Basque Government/Eusko Jaurlaritza of the Autonomous Basque Community.