During the period of the presidential elections in Brazil in the automn 2018, Miriam Grosssi, Carmen Rial, and Paola Bacchetta were at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, and together with other researchers created a network of vigilance and solidarity against extreme right in Brazil, but also in the United States, France, etc.
"One of the most useful approaches to thinking about power globally is the notion of "scattered hegemonies", which shows the existence of many configurations of hot and cold powers, scattered around the world, at different scales and in different records – financial, military, ethnic, media, technical.
I propose to add to it the notion of coformations to think power relations, subjects, conditions and behaviors.
Indeed, in mainstream feminist theorizing, gender has often been conceptualized as a single axis, vector, or system, or in terms of binary sex classes.
Research in progress presentation: Amir Kianpour (LLCP-Paris 8) About 40 years ago, when the Iranians revolted and brought down the Shah, the prevailing perception of time was different. At that time, the Iranian revolutionaries were considering themselves the first wagon of the train of world history.