The Politics of Love – Max Harris
Thursday 4 August 2016, 6.30-8pm
Many activists in recent years – and increasingly, some politicians – have used the language of love. What does ‘love’ mean here, and what would a ‘politics of love’ look like? What insights can be drawn from traditions of thought that have explored ‘love’ in the past? And how might a politics of love relate to art, broadly construed? Max will explore these questions, before we move into discussion. Please e-mail to reserve your place.
Max Harris is a New Zealand writer, activist, and academic based in Oxford. He has funding for open-ended research at All Souls College, and has been working on a book project about New Zealand – alongside specific research projects on the politics of love, loneliness, the Universal Basic Income, decolonisation, and climate change displacement.