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Adorno and Politics: 1st Istanbul Critical Theory Conference, Boğaziçi University

by , and / RP 199 (Sept/Oct 2016) / Conference Report

The organizers’ opening address to this conference laid out an ambitious aim: to weigh up the Aktualität of Adorno’s critical theory in its capacity as a heuristic, pedagogical tool for the analysis of current political crises in Turkey and beyond; to go ‘with Adorno, beyond Adorno’ by applying the precepts of his negative dialectic to …