Kollokvium
Episode #8 - The End of History with Charmaine Mandivenga

Episode #8 - The End of History with Charmaine Mandivenga

December 20, 2020

In the final episode of 2020 Kevin (the British version) and Charmaine have a conversation about “The End of History” by Francis Fukuyama and the way his thesis has been applied and critiqued since its publication. They look at some of the intellectual lineage that intersects with the thesis, how and in what ways this idea is useful as a lens to analyze politics. Also, there is a Gucci Mane reference.

Authors, books, and concepts mentioned: The end of history - Francis Fukuyama, Dr Lee Jones, Populism, Žižek, Naomi Klein, Hegel, Dialectics, Nikolas Rose, Karl Marx, Feudalism, Mercantilism, The sauce (Gucci Mane), John Stuart mill, Post-colonialism, Hegemony, Antonio Gramsci - Prison Notebooks, John Major, Schrödinger’s cat, Democratic peace theory/thesis, ICC (international criminal court), Postcolonial theory, Critical theory, Knowledge production, The old is dying and the new cannot be born - Nancy Fraser, Aufe Bunga Bunga, George Orwell, Akala, Robbie Shilliam - Race and the undeserving poor.

You can find Charmaine’s blog and profiles here:
https://missmandivenga.wordpress.com/
https://www.instagram.com/charmziie/
https://twitter.com/rateschar
https://www.instagram.com/LiberationTalks/

You can find the earlier conversations of this project here: https://www.instagram.com/navianofscandia/

If you want to reach out you may do so through instagram or at our e-mail address: KollokviumPodcast@gmail.com

Episode #7 - Migration Part 2 with Eleftheria Kousta

Episode #7 - Migration Part 2 with Eleftheria Kousta

December 13, 2020

In this episode, which is the second part on migration, Kevin and Eleftheria (or Ria for short) unpack some the experiences and questions they have around migration. They also look at how some aspects of class and capitalist critique can intersect with, as well as help inform how we problematize migration.

Authors, books, and concepts mentioned: Multiculturalism, Integration, means of production, the third international, Marxist solidarity and exploitation, Gentrification, Urbanization, Trickle down economics, Centralization.

You can find Ria’s blog here: https://clandestinotravels.wordpress.com/

You can find the earlier conversations of this project here: https://www.instagram.com/navianofscandia/

If you want to reach out you may do so through instagram or at our e-mail address: KollokviumPodcast@gmail.com

Episode #6 - Migration Part 1 with Charlotte Rubin

Episode #6 - Migration Part 1 with Charlotte Rubin

November 29, 2020

In this episode, which is a part 1 on migration, Kevin talks to Charlotte about migration law and her experiences in the field. They also touch on revolution v reform, IDEOLOGY, states and much more.

You can find Charlotte’s main portfolio and some of her writing on migration here: www.charlotterubin.com
https://www.networkformigrationmatters.com/post/the-eu-migration-pact-the-more-things-change-the-more-they-stay-the-same
https://www.thejusticegap.com/life-after-detention-three-stories-of-a-broken-system/
https://www.seraphus.co.uk/blog/files/4b093548bfa542baa7b6b45d93cee018-6.php

Authors, books, and concepts mentioned: Securitization, The Windrush scandal/generation, BAME, criminalization, sovereignty, mutual-aid.

You can find the earlier conversations of this project here: https://www.instagram.com/navianofscandia/

If you want to reach out you may do so through instagram or at our e-mail address: KollokviumPodcast@gmail.com

Episode #5 - Socialism, unions and fashion with Sara Skogøy

Episode #5 - Socialism, unions and fashion with Sara Skogøy

November 22, 2020

In this episode Kevin is joined by designer extraordinaire Sara to talk all things sexy and delicious. In that spirit they cover political awakenings, union organizing, and navigating fashion. 

 

You can find Sara’s art and Instagram here: https://www.saraskogoy.com/ & https://www.instagram.com/saraskogoy/ 

Authors, books, and concepts mentioned: Petite bourgeoise, Tariff-avtale(collective bargaining agreement), Alienation.

You can find the earlier conversations of this project here: https://www.instagram.com/navianofscandia/

If you want to reach out you may do so through instagram or at our e-mail address: KollokviumPodcast@gmail.com 

Episode #4 - Activism, anarchism and art with Ulrik Myrtue

Episode #4 - Activism, anarchism and art with Ulrik Myrtue

November 15, 2020

In this episode Kevin talks to Ulrik about his experience with activism, systemic critiques through anarchism, and how to navigate through capitalism as an artist. They also touch on the current state of discourse and our obsession with debates(owning noobs) as a way to find truth(assert our identity).

 

You can find Ulrik’s art and Instagram here: https://ulrikmyrtue.com/ & https://www.instagram.com/ulrikmyrtue/

Authors, books, and concepts mentioned: Ethical consumption, Anarchism, Eco-facism, Slavoj Žižek, Anarcho-syndicalism, Greenwashing, Pinkwashing, Feudalism.

You can find the earlier conversations of this project here: https://www.instagram.com/navianofscandia/

If you want to reach out you may do so through instagram or at our e-mail address: KollokviumPodcast@gmail.com

Episode #3 - Theorygram and approaches to thinking with Grady Page

Episode #3 - Theorygram and approaches to thinking with Grady Page

November 8, 2020

In this episode Kevin is joined by Grady from a sunny backyard in Maryland. They talk about the Instagram community referred to as theorygram, different approaches to participating in leftist politics, and their experiences with both. There are also mentions and musings on plenty of theories, books, and thinkers with at least one you’re bound to like.

You can find Grady’s Instagram and livestreams here: https://www.instagram.com/jackjenocide/   

Authors, books, and concepts mentioned: Kant, Deluze, Derrida, Žižek, Lacan, Foucault, Nick Land, Realist political theory, Critical theory, Hegel, Nietzsche, Simulacra and simulation - Baudrillard, Thousand Plateaus - Deluze, Descartes, Xenophanes, Heraclitus, Existentialism, Heidegger, Blackpilled, Leninism, Titoism, Maoism, anarchies syndicalism, Eco-pessimism, Accelerationism, Marshall McLuhan, Praxis, Trotskyism, Stalinism, class reductionism, DSA (Democratic Socialists if America), The dictatorship of the proletariat/bourgeoise, Left coms, Alienation, Deterritorialization, Techno/Neo feudalism, Peter Thiel, The culture of narcissism – Christopher Lash, Postmodernism, Jean-François Lyotard - Libidinal economy, Freud, Sade, The Frankfurt school, Robert W. Cox, Normativity.

You can find the earlier conversations of this project here: https://www.instagram.com/navianofscandia/

If you want to reach out you may do so through instagram or at our e-mail address: KollokviumPodcast@gmail.com

Episode #2 - The Utopian tradition

Episode #2 - The Utopian tradition

November 1, 2020

In this episode Kevin talks all things utopian, anti-utopian and dystopian. In this slightly more theory heavy run you are also treated to the pain/pleasure of an essay.

Authors, books, and concepts mentioned: James Dunkerly, Thomas More – Utopia, Jeremy Bentham, mirror for princes, The Prince – Machiavelli, Robinson Crusoe, Brave New World – Aldous Huxley, 1984 – George Orwell, Afro-futurism, Utopian Socialism, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Slavoj Žižek, Frederic Jameson, Utopia for Realists – Rutger Bergman, China Dream - Ma Jian, Lacan, Jouissance, The End of History, Francis Fukiyama.

You can find the earlier conversations of this project here: https://www.instagram.com/navianofscandia/

If you want to reach out you may do so through instagram or at our e-mail address: KollokviumPodcast@gmail.com

Episode #1 - Students and institutions under COVID with Tracy Jawad

Episode #1 - Students and institutions under COVID with Tracy Jawad

October 25, 2020

In this episode Tracy joins Kevin from a cafe in Madrid to talk about how young leftists, particularly students, have been faring and reacting to our new reality under COVID. They also touch on Lebanon, Tik Tok and exploitation as the extraction of surplus value.

Authors mentioned: Karl Marx, Hegel, Friedrich Engels, Immanuel Wallerstein, Slavoj Žižek.

You can find the earlier conversations of this project here: https://www.instagram.com/navianofscandia/

If you want to reach out you may do so through instagram or at our e-mail address: KollokviumPodcast@gmail.com

Introducing Kollokvium - Episode #0 - Welcome

Introducing Kollokvium - Episode #0 - Welcome

October 14, 2020

In this introductory episode you will meet hosts Kevin and Ingvild. They talk about how this podcast came to be, what you might expect, as well as what they are most excited for with the project.  

You can find the earlier conversations of this project here: https://www.instagram.com/navianofscandia/

If you want to reach out you may do so through instagram or at our e-mail address: KollokviumPodcast@gmail.com

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App