Ayahuasca and Transnational Religious Poetics (Roger Green)

This conference script was partially delivered at the Telos-Paul Piccone Conference in New York, February 15-16, 2020. The conference theme was: “After the Welfare State, Reconceiving Mutual Aid.” The implicit idea of Mutual Aid was advanced in Peter Kropotkin’s 1902 book, Mutual Aid–A Factor in Evolution. Kropotkin argued against social…

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Call For Proposals – Migration, Mobility, And Mass Displacements – Toward a “Political Theology” Appropriate To An Age Of Global Disorder

Migration, Mobility, and Mass Displacements – Toward a “Political Theology” Appropriate to an Age of Global Disorder Where?  University of Kent (Canterbury, England) When?  August 27-29, 2020 Deadline for Proposals:  May 1, 2020 The Department of Religious Studies  and the Centre for Critical Theory at the University of Kent in…

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Call For Submissions – Drugs And Capitalism

Drugs and spices have long been at the center of global trade, but the concept of “drug” in its modern, Western sense is particularly derived from interactions with cultural “others.”  Thinkers such as Jacques Derrida have written on the ancient Pharmakon and its relationship to signification and sacrifice. As Richard…

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