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The Workshop

Sunday 10th July

TIME TYPE SESSION
10h00 - 15h30 Bus Tour Historical tour of Johannesburg
18h00 - 21h00  Welcome Dinner Welcome Dinner Remarks by Achille Mbembe, Kelly Gillespie, Julia Hornberger

Monday 11th July

TIME TYPE SESSION
9h00 - 10h30 Lecture Colony and Camp: Refiguring a Political Genealogy.
Ann Stoler
10h30 - 11h00 TEA  
11h00 - 12h30   Discussion
12h30 - 14h30 LUNCH  
14h30 - 16h30 Lecture Reflections on Ordinary and Extra-Ordinary Disasters. Adi Ophir
16h30
FREE  

 Tuesday 12th July

TIME TYPE SESSION

9h00 - 10h30

Lecture

The Ordinary, the Event and the Accident. Achille Mbembe

10h30 - 11h00 TEA  
11h00 - 12h30   Discussion
12h30 - 14h30 LUNCH  
14h30 - 16h30 Studio Ordinary Apartheid. Norman Duncan, Garth Stevens and Keith Breckenridge (convened by Kelly Gillespie, at the Old Pass Office)
16h30 - 18h00 BREAK  
18h00 - 20h00 Public Lecture The Ordinary in Urban Life. AbdouMaliq Simone

Wednesday 13th July

TIME TYPE SESSION
09h00 - 10h30 Lecture The Religion of Capitalism. Wendy Brown
10h30 - 11h00  Tea
11h00 - 12h30
 Discussion
12h30 - 14h30 Lunch
14h30 - 16h30 Studio The Novel and the Ordinary Roundtable with Harry Garuba and Meg Samuelson
18h00 - 20h00
Public Lecture
 Neo-Liberalism and Devolution. Wendy Brown

Thursday 14th July

TIME TYPE SESSION
14h30 - 16h30 Lecture Intimacy, Witchcraft and Betrayal. Peter Gescheire
16h30 - 18h00 BREAK  
18h00 - 20h00 Public Lecture
Academic Boycott: Denormalisation and the Ordinary State
Including Judith Butler, Farid Esack, David Goldberg, Premesh Lalu and Ran Greenstein (convened by Kelly Gillespie)

20h00

 FREE

 

Friday 15th July

TIME TYPE SESSION
9h00 - 10h30 Round Table
Intimate Attachments. Sarah Nuttall, Neville Hoad, Mark Hunter

10h30 - 11h00 TEA  
11h00 - 12h30   Discussion
12h30 - 14h30 LUNCH  
14h30 - 16h30 Studio Wrecked Objects, Poor Theory. Ackbar Abbas

18h00
Dinner  In New Town

20h00

Theatre

Market Theatre

Saturday 16th July  - "Three Windows on Justice" OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

TIME TYPE SESSION
10h30 - 11h00 Public Event Introduction and Welcome

11h00 - 12h30

Public Event

The Politics of Justice in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Limitations of Liberalism and Africanism.  Mazibuko Jara

12h30 - 13h30 LUNCH  

13h30 - 15h00

Public Event

The Gift of Justice. Juan Obarrio

15h00 - 18h00 BREAK  
18h00 - 19h00 FREE Public Film Screening / Roundtable at Bioscope Boshoff: Reflections of a South African Artist (2011 / 23mins). Roundtable discussion with Willem Boshoff, Ian McDonald and Tom Hickey.

19h00 - 20h30

FREE Public Film Screening /

Roundtable at Bioscope

Melancholic Constellations: The Art of William Kentridge (by Ian McDonald and Tom Hickey - 2010 / 52mins).

Roundtable discussion with Ian McDonald and Tom Hickey.

21h30 - late PUBLIC Party
 At Shikisha in New Town with General S'Bu (R50 entry fee)

Sunday 17th July

TIME TYPE SESSION
FREE DAY    

 Monday 18th July

TIME TYPE SESSION

9h00 - 10h30

Lecture

The Truth about Crime. Jean and John Comaroff

10h30 - 11h00 TEA  
11h00 - 12h30   Discussion
12h30 - 14h30 LUNCH  
14h30 - 16h30 Studio Topographies of the Extra / Ordinary. Ivor Chipkin, David Goldberg, Yara El Ghadban (on the West Rand) in collaboration with PARI (Public Affairs Research Institute)
16h30 - 18h00 BREAK  
18h30 - 20h00 Book Launch at Boekehuis
Theory from the South. Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff

with discussant Ato Quayson

20h00 - late Dinner

 

Tuesday 19th July

TIME TYPE SESSION
9h00 - 10h30 Lecture Arendt, Precarity and the Politics of the Street. Judith Butler
10h30 - 11h00 TEA  
11h00 - 12h30   Discussion
12h30 - 14h30 LUNCH  
14h30 - 16h30 Studio Toilets and the Politics of Ordinary Things. Julia Hornberger; Steven Robins; the Diepsloot Arts and Culture Network (DACN) and the Water, Amenities, Sanitation Services, Upgrading Program (WASSUP)
18h00 - 20h00 Public Lecture Is Judaism Zionism? Judith Butler
20h30 - late
Closing Dinner Hosted by the Dean of Humanities

Wednesday 20th July

TIME TYPE SESSION
9h00 - 10h30 Lecture Thinking from the South. A discussion
10h30 - 11h00 TEA  
11h00 - 12h30   Discussion
12h30 - 14h30 LUNCH  
14h30 Departure