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Reading Benjamin: Wed 19th Feb//Critique of Violence and Nonviolent Violence +Workshop Reminder (28th Feb)

The next Quilting Points reading group will be: Wednesday 19 th Feb, 3.30pm , Leeds Humanities Research Institute ( 29-31 Clarendon Place), Seminar Room 1 We shall discuss: 1.       Walter Benjamin, Critique of Violence [ available here ] 2.       Simon Critchley, Faith of the Faithless, Ch. 5 'Nonviolent Violence '. Texts introduced by Dr Stefan Skrimshire (School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science) We would like to remind you about the upcoming workshop with Prof Agata Bielik-Robson on the 28 th of February.  Here are the details: Quilting Points / Northern Theory School are pleased to invite you to: "Walter Benjamin: All Shades of Gnosis": A workshop with Professor Agata Bielik-Robson (Nottingham University) on themes of political theology, divine violence and tragedy in the thought of Benjamin. Please let us know if you intend to come as soon as possible (s.skrimshire[at] or quiltingpoi