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Demos21 就职演讲 Asks: What Is Engagement?

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On Friday, December 11, 2020, 十大正规网投平台批判民主研究中心(CCDS)是一个致力于推广民主实践的研究中心, 民主的学习与生活-主持了为期一年的系列活动的首场讲座, Demos21. 在2021年, lectures, workshops, roundtables and readings have been scheduled, 目的是分析“demos”——这个词起源于古希腊,指的是普通民众——在21世纪的作用. Demos21旨在探索信誉排行榜如何在国家内外建立政治和社会团结,以应对今天的基本挑战——无论是气候变化, racial injustice or radical inequality.

The inaugural talk invited French philosopher Étienne Balibar as a guest speaker. Balibar, addressing an audience via video link from 十大靠谱网投平台’s 库姆斯学生生活中心, discussed the fundamental question: “What is engagement?这次讲座是与贝尔格莱德大学哲学与社会理论研究所(IFDT)和里耶卡大学东南欧高等研究中心(CAS SEE)合作组织的. 在演讲之前, Étienne Balibar获得IFDT年度“Miladin Životić”关键参与奖, which was presented to the philosopher by IFDT director Gazela Pudar Draško. 教授斯蒂芬·索耶, ccd主任, commented, 在欢迎世界各地的观众时,他说:“我想不到一个更合适的话题来纪念Miladin Životić,并启动信誉排行榜对21世纪demos转变的共同思考.”

Balibar began his lecture by stressing that the French word “engagement,” to which he would refer throughout his talk, was a concept that translates in English as both engagement and commitment. “To speak about engagement is inevitably to speak, reflect, 沉思或沉思自己,” he explained. “One’s history, one’s life, one’s actions, 人的成就, one’s errors, 一个人的失败和错误.巴利巴的重点是那些决定为自己辩护的知识分子的党派活动, illustrate and support some kind of political, 社会或道德准则和人, therefore, found it necessary to join some kind of movement. 旨在提供广泛的, introductory overview of his response to the evening’s principal question, Balibar drew on the works of thinkers such as Jean Paul Sartre, 西奥多·阿多诺和卡尔·马克思探讨了如何在知性主义的背景下定义参与.

讨论后, Philip Golub教授(十大靠谱网投平台)和十大靠谱网投平台校友Zona Zaric (IFDT)主持了一场观众讨论。.

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