Issue 1, 2011

Robin Celikates, Étienne Balibar, Franck Fischbach, Fabian de Kloe, Pieter Lemmens, Daan Gijsbertse, Ernst van den Hemel, Konstanze Baron, Lukas Verburgt, Floris Solleveld and Thijs Lijster

Biography

Robin Celikates

Robin Celikates is Associate Professor of Political and Social Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam and a co-editor of Krisis

Étienne Balibar

Étienne Balibar is professor emeritus of philosophy at the University Paris X Nanterre and Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine. He has recently published La proposition de l’égaliberté (Paris: PUF 2010) and Violence et civilité (Paris: Galilée 2010). Among his English publications are Politics and the Other Scene (London: Verso 2002) and We, the People of Europe? (Princeton: Princeton University Press 2004).

Franck Fischbach

Franck Fischbach is professor of philosophy at the University Sophia Antipolis in Nice. His main interest is in the German philosophical tradition and in social philosophy. He has translated works by Hegel, Schelling, Marx, and Honneth, and recently published Marx. Relire Le Capital (Paris: PUF 2009), Sans objet. Capitalisme, subjectivité, aliénation (Paris: Vrin 2009), and Manifeste pour une philosophie sociale (Paris: La Découverte 2009).

Fabian de Kloe

Fabian de Kloe (1982) is a graduate student at the Faculty of Arts ; Social Sciences, Maastricht University. His PhD project deals with early twentieth century attempts by scientists to create and promote an international scientific language.

Pieter Lemmens

Pieter Lemmens teaches philosophy and ethics at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. He has pub-lished on themes in the philosophy of technology and innovation studies, on the work of Martin Heidegger, Peter Sloterdijk and Bernard Stiegler as well as on post-autonomist and post-operaist Marx-ism (Hardt, Negri, Berardi) and on themes from philosophical anthropology and postphenomenology. His articles have appeared in journals such as Techne, Philosophy of Technology, Human Studies, Krisis and Boundary2. He translated Stiegler’s Philosopher par accident in Dutch (2014) and co-edited a book on the philosophy of landscape and place (2011) as well as a volume on contemporary German philosophy (2013), both in Dutch.

Daan Gijsbertse

Daan Gijsbertse studeerde Technische Bedrijfskunde (TH Rijswijk) en Bedrijfskunde (Rotterdam School of Management – Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam & Schulich School of Business – York University, Toronto, Canada). Naast zijn studie Bedrijfskunde in Rotterdam voltooide hij een bachelor Filosofie van Beleid & Management aan de Faculteit Wijsbegeerte van de Erasmus Universiteit. Momenteel volgt hij aan diezelfde faculteit de master Filosofie van de Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen.

Ernst van den Hemel

Ernst van den Hemel (1981), docent literatuurwetenschap, schreef een proefschrift e n boek over calvinisme, literatuur en politiek, publiceerde meerdere artikelen over het werk van Jacques Rancière en Alain Badiou en werkt momenteel aan een boek over Badiou en kunst.

Konstanze Baron

Konstanze Baron studied History and French in Oxford and Paris and wrote her PhD thesis on the literary works of Denis Diderot. She is currently holding a Post-Doc-position at the Interdisciplinary Centre for European Enlightenment Studies in Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (www.izea.uni-halle.de).

Lukas Verburgt

Lukas Verburgt is a research master student in philosophy, and studies political sciences at the University of Amsterdam. His main research interests are philosophy and sociology of science, pragmatist theories of democracy, actor-network theory, post-structuralism and neo-monadology.

Floris Solleveld

Floris Solleveld studeerde filosofie aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam en werkt bij de European League of Institutes of the Arts. Zijn onderzoeksinteresses zijn de geschiedenis van de geesteswetenschappen, theoriekeuze in de linguïstiek en ontwikkelingen in het kunstonderwijs. Daarnaast is hij actief als illustrator en e-journalist.

Thijs Lijster

Thijs Lijster (1981) studied philosophy at the University of Groningen and the New School for Social Research in New York. Currently, he is assistant professor in the philosophy of art and culture at the University of Groningen, and postdoctoral researcher at the Culture Commons Quest Office of the University of Antwerp. He published De grote vlucht inwaarts (Bezige Bij, 2016) and Benjamin and Adorno on Art and Art Criticism. Critique of Art (Amsterdam University Press 2017), and coedited De kunst van kritiek. Adorno in context (Octavo 2015) and Spaces for Criticism. Shifts in Contemporary Art Discourses (Valiz 2015). This interview is a prepublication for the book The Future of the New. Artistic Innovation in Times of Social Acceleration, which is to be published by Valiz publishers in spring 2017.