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Revolution 9/13: Hans-Jürgen Krahl and the SDS Student Movement (Sozialistische Deutsche Studentenbund)

13/13 Seminar Series, Revolution

dateMarch 22, 2022 timeTuesday, 1:00pm EDT locationVirtual Event locationInstitute for Social Research at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
  • This session will be hybrid and completely open to the public. It is in person in Frankfurt and livestreamed on Zoom.

  • The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities
  • The Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought
email address [email protected]
  • Free and open to the public
  • Registration required. See details.
Hans-Jürgen Krahl and other young people around a table with title, date, and time of event

At this public seminar, “Thinking Revolution with and against Critical Theory,” we will explore the writings and activism of Hans-Jürgen Krahl and other members of the SDS (Sozialistische Deutsche Studentenbund) movement during the 1967-69 West German student uprisings, the relationship between Critical Theory and revolutionary movements, and the Krahl-Adorno relation, in an effort to further our understanding of the relationship between critique and praxis.

This is a Joint Session with the Institute for Social Research at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt.

Please join Martin Saar and Bernard E. Harcourt as they discuss Hans-Jürgen Krahl, Constitution and Class Struggle (excerpts on Adorno, a political autobiography, and on the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia) and the dossier published by Elia Zaru, Fabio Angelelli and Dave Mesing in Viewpoint Magazine.