- November 30, Thunder Bay
“Our age of revenge” at the Brodie St. Library
- November 7-10, London
Talks at Historical Materialism
- November 5-7, Antwerp
Talk at Integrated 2019: The Radical Imagination
- November 2, Rome
Talk at MACRO – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea
- October 23, Thunder Bay
“The economy of anxiety” at the Brodie St. Library
- October 11-12, Durham NC
Participation in Abolitionist University Studies conference
- October 5, Toronto
Co-organizer of The Bank, the Mine, the Colony, the Crime collaborative walking tour of Bay Street
- September 21, Thunder Bay
“The power and poverty of the imagination” at the Brodie St. Library
- May 15-17, Winnipeg
Keynote, Digitizing Justice conference, University of Winnipeg
- May 1, Minneapolis
Talk at Race, Indigeneity, Gender & Sexuality Studies Initiative, University of Minnesota
- April 25-28, Vancouver
Co-organizer, Debt/Digital/Empire, Simon Fraser University
- April 8, New York
Talk at Unpayable Still: Debt in a Global Context at the Centre for Social Difference, Columbia University
- April 5-6, Brighton
Co-organizer, Global finance and The Ghosts of Empire, University of Sussex
- March 7, Toronto
Rebel Currencies workshop, OCAD University
- February 25-27, Mexico City
Keynote at Imaginacion politica: Encuentro internacional, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo/UNAM
- February 9, Toronto
Keynote at “Currents,” student-organized International Development Conference (IDC) at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
- November 2, Amsterdam
Talk at the Sandberg Institute
- March 24/25, Lisbon
Talk at Cultura conference
- February 2, Berlin
Panel: “The violent imagination of the financial capitalism” Transmediale festival
- December 13, Halifax, 7pm at NSCAD ArtBar (details)
Launch event for What Moves Us: The Lives and Times of the Radical Imagination
- December 7, Toronto, 8pm at Glad Day Books (details)
Launch event for What Moves Us: The Lives and Times of the Radical Imagination
- November 2-4, Berlin
Facilitation “Mutant Citizenships” stream of the Berliner Gazette annual conference “Friendly Fire“
- November 1, Berlin
- October 13, Thunder Bay
Launch of “Towards a Materialist Theory of Revenge” and ReImagining Value Action Lab (RiVAL) open-house, 5pm
- September 28-29, St. Gallen (Switzerland)
“Screening Economies” conference, University of St. Gallen
- September 25, Berlin
GHOSTMACHINE Public dialogue w. Joseph Vogl https://www.facebook.com/events/1895241054128370/
- September 22-23, London
Co-Organizer/facilitator of “Colonial debts, extractive nostalgias, imperial insolvencies: Reimagining financialization” workshop, Goldsmiths University of London.
- June 9-11, Amsterdam
Participation in the Transnational Institute fellows meeting
- May/June, Toronto
“Is the settler a financialized subject (and/or vice versa)?” and
“A Think-Tank for the Radical Imagination?”
Society for Socialist Studies annual meeting, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities (Ryerson University)
- April 6/7, Long Island, NY
“Marx’s (Theory of) Revenge”
Karl Marx’s Critique of Political Economy and the Global Crisis Today: On the 150th Anniversary of the Publication of Capital, Hofstra University
- April 5, 6-8pm, New York
“Between Financialization and Settler-Colonialism: Unpayable debts, ontological bankruptcy and radical financial literacy”
The New School (80 Fifth Avenue, Room 529)
- March 24-26, London (ON)
“Debt’s White Cube” workshop with the University of the Phoenix
Organizing Equality conference, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University.
- January 23, Halifax
“The Economy of Revenge and the Prospects for Social Justice”
Talk organized by the Halifax Public Library, Central Branch and the Radical Imagination Project.
- January 14, Singapore
“Art after Money, Money after Art: Radical Creative Strategies against Financialization”
South East Asia Forum, part of the Art Stage art fair.
- December 18, Sevilla
University of the Phoenix Workshop on “Debt, Dance and the Rebel Body”
- December 1-2, Amsterdam
Performance: University of the Phoenix Eulogy for Excellence Convocation
Moneylab 3 Conference, Institute for Network Cultures
- November 25, London
“Financial Utopias and the Colonization of the Imagination”
Reclaiming Utopia: Challenging the Financial Imagination, King’s College of London.
- November 3-4, London
“Financialization as Settler-Colonialism, Settler-Colonialism as Financialization,” Intersections of Finance and Society conference, City University of London.
- October 27-29, Berlin
Workshop co-facilitator: “Money Moves”
Tacit Futures conference, organized by the Berliner Gazette
- September 28-29, Sevilla
“Art after money, money after art.”
III Encuentro Mil formas de mirar y hacer: Artes y Movimientos Sociales, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, September 2016.
- April 29-30, Cambridge (UK)
Keynote panel at the Art/Money/Crisis conference, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Science and Humanities, University of Cambridge.
- February 25, Sydney
“Notes Toward Articulating Financialization and/as Settler-Colonialism,” Institute for Society and Culture Seminar Series, University of Western Sydney.
- February 16, Melbourne
“From Wampum to Weapon: The Powers and Perils of Imaginary Wealth,” Department of Politics and Philosophy, La Trobe University
- February 15, Melbourne
“Beyond the Financialized Imagination” Masterclass, La Trobe University
- December 19, Porto, 15h30
“Arte e Dinheiro, artistas e estratégias para a imaginação em tempos de ‘austeridade’” Contrabando.
- December 18, Porto, 14h30
“The Arts of Commoning and the Design of the Commons” Polo das Indústrias Criativas do UPTEC (PINC), University of Porto.
- December 15, Lisbon, 18h30
“The Radical Imagination” Escola de Comunicação, Arquitetura, Artes e Tecnologias da Informação, Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologias. https://www.facebook.com/events/518896904953962/
- December 10, Vienna, 16h
“Money’s Participatory Arts: Financialization, Benign Pessimism and Tactical Parasitics” Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien.
- December 3-4, Amsterdam
Moneylab 2 Conference. Institute for Network Cultures.
- November 19, Thessaloniki
“The Revenge Commons: Rebuilding and Reclaiming Common Wealth,” Micropolis social centre.
- November 14, Athens, 8pm
“The Revenge Commons: Rebuilding and Reclaiming Common Wealth,” Nosotros social centre, Exarchia. http://www.babylonia.gr/2015/11/04/omilia-max-haiven-ta-kina-tis-ekdikisis-xanachtizontas-ton-kino-mas-plouto/
- November 9, Limerick, 1:30pm
“Money’s Participatory Arts: Financialization, Benign Pessimism and Tactical Parasitics.” DATA. Limerick City Gallery of Art. https://www.facebook.com/events/1111521422205687/
- November 6, Dublin, 12:30pm
“From Wampum to Weapon: The Powers and Perils of Imaginary Wealth” University College of Dublin Centre for Innovation, Technology and Innovation, Quinn building, rm 201, Belfield campus.
- November 4, Berlin, 6pm
Discussion of commons, art and money, AGORA Collective Collective. https://www.facebook.com/events/421261481418288/
- October 30, Berlin, 7pm
“For a Debtors’ Commonwealth: Imagining and Coordinating Resistance to Speculative Financial Power” at Thoughtworks Werkstatt Berlin
- October 22-24, Berlin
Particiaption and facilitation as part of the UN|COMMONS conference, hosted by the Berliner Gazette.
- November 20-22, Vilnius
Keynote at the Vilnius Business Forum
- November 18, Berlin, 7pm – Mülhauserstr. 6
“The Dark Arts of Finance: Fictitious Capital and the Cultural Imagination” at Thoughtworks Werkstatt Berlin
- November 13-15, Berlin, details TBA
Talk as part of the Slow Politics conference, hosted by the Berliner Gazette.
- November 9, Halifax, – 1-4pm, Rad Storm, 6050 Almon Street)
Workshop: “Creativity under and against debt-driven capitalism” part of Trade School Halifax.
- November 7, Wolfville (Canada) – 1pm, Acadia University, Beveridge Arts Centre, rm.325
“The torqued imagination: The (re)production of fictitious capital under financialization” for the Social and Political Thought Colloquium
- October 27, Montreal, 7pm, Concordia University
Book launch for The Radical Imagination and film screening with Cinema Politica.
- October 25, Montreal, 11am, Delta Montréal
“Money’s utopia: Equivalence, Value and Utopian money” at the Society for Utopian Studies conference.
- Oct 21, Grand Rapids (Michigan) – 3pm, discussion of art, creativity and capitalism at the Kendall College of Art Federal Galleries. Presented by Grand Vally State University’s Office for Public Culture at the Kendall College of Art Federal Galleries.
- Oct 21, Grand Rapids (Michigan) – 6:30pm, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.
Talk on the enclosures of creativity. Presented by Grand Vally State University’s Office for Public Culture at the Kendall College of Art Federal Galleries.
- October 16, Vancouver, 7pm, Publication Studio, 222 East Georgia
“Art, Debt, Creativity, Struggle: Resistance to Financialization in the Speculative Times,” talk hosted by the Simon Fraser University Institute for the Humanities
- October 14, Oakland, CA, 7pm, The Omni.
“Debt and the Cultural Imagination,” presented by The Bay Area Public School
- October 13, San Francisco, CA, 7pm, details TBA
Guest talk, California Institute of Integral Studies, Department of Anthropology and Social Change
- October 10/11, Los Angeles, details TBA
“Participatory Money-Art: Temporary (Autonomous?) Infrastructures of Monetary Creativity” Talk at the Money as Communication: Technology, Culture, and Economic Practice conference at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California
- October 9, Los Angeles, 7pm, Garrison Theater
Lecture: “Crises of the Imagination: Confronting Capitalism’s Conscription of the Futures“, Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities, Scripps College.
- October 8, Irvine (California), 3-5pm, Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, rm.3323
“Imagining (the Future of) Money” Roundtable at the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion at the University of California, Irvine.
- September 30, Sapporo (Japan), 2-6pm
“Creativity and the Commons: Sharing the City and its Potentials.” Keynote at the International Forum of Media Arts City 2014 Aesthetics of Mediation: Creativity in an Age of Social Media, hosted by the City of Sapporo, Hokusho University, the Berliner Gazette and the Sapporo Media Arts Lab.
- Sept 27-29, Sapporo (Japan), details TBA
Panelist at Slow Politics: International Conference on Power & Creativity in an Age of Crisis, hosted by the Berliner Gazette and the Sapporo Media Arts Lab
- Sept 17, Berlin, 2pm at the Hertie Forum Berlin (Friedrichstr. 180, Quartier 110)
“Currencies of Commons,” hosted by the Berliner Gazette and the Hertie Forum Berlin.
- Sept 10, Istanbul, 6pm at SALT Beyoğlu (İstiklal Caddesi 136).
“The financialization of cultural politics and contemporary social movements,” part of Aciliyet Mektebi (“Studio of Urgency”)
- Sept 4, Thessaloniki (Greece), 8pm.
Keynote panel at the Direct Democracy Festival.
- August 21, Ottawa, 10:30am, University of Ottawa, Morisset Hall rm.250
Book launch panel at the Peoples’ Social Forum.
- April 13, Hamilton (Ontario)
Book Launch for Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power
- April 12, Toronto.
Book Launch for Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power and for TOPIA 30/31: The Financialized Imagination (edited by Max Haiven and Jody Berland)
- April 12, Ottawa.
Book Launch for Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power at 251Bank/Octopus Books.
- April 11, Ottawa.
Panel on academic labour, Carleton University
- March 26, New York.
“Money and Utopia” talk at the Graduate Program in Media Studies, The Pratt Institute.
- March 27, New York.
Book Launch for Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power at the Brecht Forum.
- March 22, Amsterdam.
“Money as Artistic Medium: Mediating Capital, Three Strategies” at MoneyLab: Coining Alternatives, coordinated by The Institute for Network Cultures.
- March 19, Essex.
“The dark arts of finance: Speculation, collaboration and artistic labour,” talk at the University of Essex Business School.
- March 18, London.
Book Launch for Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power at Cafe OTO Project Space.
- March 17, Leicester.
“Fictitious Capital, Metaphoric Wealth,” talk at the University of Leicester School of Management
Please contact me if you would like me to come speak. Please note that I try and avoid speaking on panels composed exclusively of other white men and I observe in the academic boycott of Israeli institutions.