6/13 Revolt: Foucault in Iran (2017)

News of a discussion of Foucault in Iran to be held in New York

Foucault News

6/13 | REVOLT: FOUCAULT IN IRAN

Daniel Defert (éditeur de Michel Foucault)
Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi (University of Illinois at Urbana)
Judith Revel (Université Paris Nanterre)
Moderated by John Rajchman, Daniele Lorenzini, and Bernard E. Harcourt

December 14, 2017 from 6:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Jerome Greene Annex, Columbia University
(410 West 117th Street, New York)

See also these links
BERNARD E. HARCOURT | INTRODUCTION TO FOUCAULT ON IRAN: REVOLT AS POLITICAL SPIRITUALITY

DANIELE LORENZINI | PERMANENT VIRTUALITIES

Michel Foucault identified in the Iranian uprising of 1978 a modality of religious political revolt and a form of political spirituality that privileged, in the secular realm, expressly religious aspirations. What Foucault discovered in Iran was, in his words, a political spirituality: a mass mobilization on this earth modeled on the coming of a new Islamic vision of social forms of coexistence and equality.

Foucault described the mass mobilization in Iran as an Islamic…

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