Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher
The lecture “Crises of care: The contradictions of social reproduction in the era of financial capitalism” was a part of the 10th Annual Nicos Poulantzas Memorial Lecture in organization of the “Nicos Poulantzas Institute” of Athens, Greece.
This lecture was held at the Athens` Goethe Institute on 7 December 2016. The lecture was addressed by a welcoming speech of Professor Maria Karamessini from The Panteion University. Professor Karamessini informed the audience about the work of Professor Fraser which is one of the most relevant thinkers of today. The lecture was dedicated to a viable Left vision for the 21th century, the EU project, solidarity, and the crisis of neoliberalism in the world.
Professor Nancy Fraser is a Professor of Philosophy and Politics at the New School for Social Research. She was a part of most significant world scientific projects as well as Berlins` Einstein Fellow and Paris` “Global Justice Chair” of Collège d’études mondiales.
Professor Fraser was also well-known as a feminist and political philosopher and her the most important works are: “Redistribution or Recognition?: A Political-Philosophical Exchange”, “Scales of Justice: Reimagining Political Space in a Globalizing World (2008)”, “Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis (2013)” and “Contradictions of capital and care (New Left Review, 2016)”.
Currently she working on a book “Abnormal Justice”.
She cooperates with most famous international media such as “The Guardian”, “openDemocracy”, “Eurozine” and many others.
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