Professor Anat Biletzki: «Hannah Arendt on human politics»
Biletzki's course will focus on reading Arendt’s thoughts on human rights in conjunction with her Jewish Writings.
Lecture 1: “Human Rights”
Lecture 2: “Antisemitism”
Lecture 4: “Putting it all together: Eichmann, Zionism”
Time and place:
Tuesday 13., Wednesday 14. and Thursday 15. March, all days 12:15 - 14:00 at grupperom O, Sydneshaugen skole
Readings: Jewish Writings (available logged in via UiB).
Recommended background reading (all text available logged in via UiB):
Hannah Arendt: "The Jew as Pariah: A Hidden Tradition", Jewish Social Studies Vol. 6, No. 2 (Apr., 1944), pp. 99-122 (also included in Jewish Writings).
Hannah Arendt: "We Refugees" (also included in Jewish Writings).
Hannah Arendt: "Zionism Reconsidered" Menorah Journal vol. 32, No 2. Pp 162-196 (Oct. 1945) (also included in Jewish Writings).
Hannah Arendt: ”The decline of the Nation State and the End of the Rights of Man”(chapter 9) in Origins of Totalitarianism.
Serena Parekh, "A meaningful place in the world: Hannah Arendt on the nature of human rights", Journal of Human Rights 3/1 (2004), 41-52.
Christoph Menke, Birgit Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele, "The 'Aporias of Human Rights' and the 'One Human Right': Regarding the Coherence of Hannah Arendt's Argument", Social Research 74/3 (2007), 739-762.
Etienne Balibar: ”(De)constructing the Human as Human Institution: a Reflection on the Coherence of Hannah Arendt’s Practical Philosophy”. Social Research: An International Quarterly 74.3 (2007): 727-738. Project MUSE: