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On Hannah Arendt: Virtual Reading Group - 'Truth and Politics’ with Martin Jay
A virtual reading group in collaboration between Richard Saltoun Gallery and the Hannah Arendt Center to accompany the gallery's year-long exhibition programme 'On Hannah Arendt'.

Led by Roger Berkowitz, Founder and Director of the Hannah Arendt Center, the next event in the series will discuss Arendt's essay 'Truth and Politics’ from her 1968 publication 'Between Past and Future'.

A special introduction to the chapter will be presented by Martin Jay, Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Berkeley.

The discussion is held on the occasion of the seventh exhibition in our 'On Hannah Arendt' program inspired by the essay, featuring work by Aleksandra Domanović, Allan Sekula and Ulay on view in London from 1 December 2021 until 22 January 2022.

For more information on the program: https://www.richardsaltoun.com/exhibitions/84-on-hannah-arendt-eight-proposals-for-exhibition/

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Dec 8, 2021 06:00 PM in London

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Speakers

Roger Berkowitz
Founder and Academic Director of the Hannah Arendt Center and Professor of Politics, Philosophy, and Human Rights, Berkowitz writes and speaks about how justice is made present in the world. He is author of The Gift of Science: Leibniz and the Modern Legal Tradition, co-editor of Artifacts of Thinking: Reading Hannah Arendt's Denktagebuch (2017), Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics (2010), The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis (2012), and editor of the annual journal HA: The Journal of the Hannah Arendt Center. His essay "Reconciling Oneself to the Impossibility of Reconciliation: Judgment and Worldliness in Hannah Arendt's Politics," has helped bring attention to the centrality of reconciliation in Hannah Arendt's work.
Martin Jay
Martin Jay is Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Berkeley. Among his works are The Dialectical Imagination (1973 and 1996); Marxism and Totality (1984); Adorno (1984); Permanent Exiles (1985); Fin-de-Siècle Socialism (1989); Force Fields (1993): Downcast Eyes (1993); Cultural Semantics (1998); Refractions of Violence (2003); La Crisis de la experiencia en la era postsubjetiva, ed. Eduardo Sabrovsky (2003); Songs of Experience (2004); The Virtues of Mendacity (2010), Essays from the Edge (2011), Kracauer: l’Exilé (2014), Reason After its Eclipse (2016), Splinters in Your Eye (2020), Trois études sur Adorno (2021) and Genesis and Validity (2021). His research interests are in modern European Intellectual History, Critical Theory and Visual Culture.