Rethinking Political Regimes: Oligarchy, Capitalism and Contemporary Hierarchies

Location am HIS | Beginn: 20.05.2022 09:00 Uhr

May, 20

9:00, Opening words:
Wolfgang Knöbl, José Maurício Domingues and Andreas Kalyvas

Andreas Kalyvas, New School for Social Research (United States): “Oligarchy: Conceptual history and political logic”
Kathya Araujo, Universidad de Santiago de Chile (Chile): “Politics, authority and the social handling of hierarchies”

Federica Duca, Public Affairs Institute (South Africa): “Old money and new power: urban elites in South Africa”
Mariana Heredia, Universidad Nacional de San Martin (Argentina): “One capitalism and one global oligarchy? Wealth, social closure, and political power in Latin America”

Bob Jessop, Lancaster University: “Capitalism, financialization, and the decline of democracy”


May 21

Martin Breaugh, University of York (Canada): “Entitled to govern: How the few rule and why it’s a problem for democracy”
Shelley Gottfried, City Political Economy Research Centre (CITYPERC), City, University of London (United Kingdom)/Samuel Neaman Institute (Israel): “Contemporary Oligarchies in Developed Democracies: The Case of Israel”

Wolfgang Knöbl, Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung (Germany): “The nation-state and the Left after globalization”
José Maurício Domingues, IESP/UERJ (Brazil-Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung): “Oligarchy, democracy and plebeianism”

Lars Döping, Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung (Germany): “The rise of the tax state: How fiscal domination became to rule the Italians after 1975”
Alice Guimarães, Universidad Católica Boliviana (Bolivia): “De-territorialized oligarchies: Political regimes and taxation in contemporary capitalism”


May 23

What’s oligarchy?
General discussion

11:30 -13:00
What’s to be published?
Initial discussion
Paula Baltar, IESP-UERJ/FU Berlin (Brazil/Germany): Rapporteur