RE: CFP: "Is a History of the Cultural Revolution Possible?"

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Date Wed, 21 Sep 2005 11:05:12 +1000
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Thanks for the information

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Subject: Re: CFP: "Is a History of the Cultural Revolution Possible?"

Hi Marty,

Alain Badiou is a French philosopher. There's some information on him on the

website of European Graduate School, where he teaches cources:

He was apparently quite active during the late 1960s and was the founder of 
France's third largest Maoist group UCFML (Marxist-Leninist Communist Union 
of France), finally disbanded in 1984.

There seems to be a Yahoo group devoted to him:

There're bits of info on Badiou in A. Belden Fields' book Trotskyism and 
Maoism in France and US. I remember there may also be something on him in 
Michael Christofferson's new book French Intellectuals against the Left. But

I am not so sure.

I confess I have not read any books by Badiou. Matt Hale and Alex Day on 
this list know a lot more about him.