Sacrifice Revisited

Sacrifice 2

TORCH's Crisis, Extremes, and Apocalypse network are hosting a seminar on the topic of sacrifice. This will involve a revisitation of the concept of Sacrifice in late modernity in its various configurations, philosophical and ideological.

The seminar will include the following:

  • Faisal Devji (Oxford) ‘Gandhi, Sacrifice and the Ambiguities of non-violence’
  • Martin Crowley (Cambridge) ‘Bruno Latour's Anti-sacrificial Politics’
  • Kalypso Nicolaidis (Oxford) ‘Meanings of ‘Sacrifice’ in Brexit Mythology’
  • Brad Evans (Bristol) ‘The Violence of an Artificial Love’
  • Jonathan Leader Maynard (Oxford) ‘Consequentialist Extremism: Present Sacrifices for Future Dreams in the Justification of Violence’
  • Kimberley Hutchings (QMUL) ‘On Violence, Gender and Sacrifice: old stories and new reflections’