Posting for the
International Seminar on
CLASS COMPOSITION IN COGNITIVE CAPITALISM
COMPOSITION DE CLASSE DANS LE CAPITALISME COGNITIF
COMPOSIZIONE DI CLASSE NEL CAPITALISMO COGNITIVO
to be held on
Friday 15th to
in Lecture Room 6th Floor, Faculty of Economics,
106/122 Boulevard de l'Hôpital,
***PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF TIMES FOR THE FRIDAY SESSION***
[CLICK HERE FOR ARCHIVE OF PAPERS]
[CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS OF FORTHCOMING SEMINARS]
LIST OF SPEAKERS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
Richard Barbrook: "The Napsterisation of Everything" [Click here for paper]
GIUSEPPE COCCO: "Work and Exclusion: between universalisation of war and universalisation of rights" [Click here for paper]
Antonella Corsani: "Reflexions autour de l'hypothèse du capitalisme cognitif." [Change of title] [Click here for paper]
Nick Dyer-Witheford: "The Class Composition of Interactive
Gaming and the Contest for General Intellect."
Ed Emery: "General Intellect and the Intifada." [Click here for paper]
brian holmes: "The Flexible Personality." [Click here for paper]
Maurizio Lazzarato: "Invenzione et lavoro nella cooperazione tra cervelli" / "Invention et Travail dans la coopération entre cerveaux" [Click here for paper]
Yann Moulier-Boutang: "What about caste, gender, class and colour under cognitive capitalism? Some preliminary reflections" [Click here for paper]
Abdul-Karim Mustapha: "Philosophy of Flight: or, mutations of the reserve army" [Click here for paper]
OTHER CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE: Anne Querrien and François Rosso [Click here for joint paper], Serge Quadrupani and Laurent Guilloteau.
Sorbonne - The Faculty of Economics
[Maison des Sciences Economiques]
Lecture Room - Sixth Floor
106/122 Boulevard de l'Hôpital
PLEASE NOTE: The Friday session will be held in Room 114, not in the sixth-floor lecture room.
Any changes in final arrangements will be posted in a notice on the front door of the faculty.
The tube station is Campo Formio, one minute from the Faculty building.
Friday 15th February - from to
[Please note: NOT as previously announced]
Saturday 16th February - from 10.00am to .
Admission is free, but PRIOR REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY.
If you wish to attend the Seminar, or if you wish to be put on our Mailing List for future seminars, please send details either by post to
or by e-mail your details to ed.emery @ thefreeuniversity.net
The languages for the Seminar are French, Italian and English. There will be NO simultaneous translation.
format for presentation of papers will be:
One speaker for 20 minutes, another speaker for 20 minutes, then 20 minutes of discussion, followed by a break.
On Friday evening we shall be going for a meal together.
shall place as many papers and summaries as possible on the website before
We are rather excited by this programme. Our intention is that this is only a beginning, of future activities. A rolling programme of discussions in the months ahead. Perhaps a series of nomadic seminars. We shall discuss possible future plans on Saturday.
Last updated 4.viii.02 / 2.xi.09