Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Agamben and Decadence symposium

Machicado Suite Willoughby Hall
Thursday 25th May 2017 (14:00-18:00)

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The Centre of Theology and Philosophy presents:
Agamben and decadence

A symposium featuring:

Agata Bielik-Robson (University of Nottingham)
Arthur Bradley (Lancaster University)
John Milbank (University of Nottingham)
Piotr Sawczyński (Jagiellonian University, Kraków)

Thursday 25 May 2017
The Machicado Suite, Willoughby Hall
University of Nottingham


2.00pm – Welcome

2.05pm – Piotr Sawczyński, The Significant Nothing: Theological Grounding for Political Subjectivity in Giorgio Agamben’s Messianic Works

2.30pm – John Milbank, Agamben, Theology and Political Subjectivity: A Response

3.15pm – ‘Threshold’ (tea and coffee break)

3.30pm – Arthur Bradley, paper title TBC

4.30pm – ‘Threshold’ (tea and coffee break)

4.45pm – Agata Bielik-Robson, Agamben, Regression and the Finite Life


All are welcome; this event is free of charge and there is no registration required.

Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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