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Refuge and Resilience: Being-Together in a Post-Apocalyptic Era

A PESA Conference Pre-Text

‘The Golden Calf: Technology as Apocalypse’ by Karl Anton Wolf Apocalyptic Literature Apocalyptic literature as an aspect of Judaic-Christian culture can be traced to the Book of Daniel in the Hebrew Bible and Revelations as the last book of the Christian Bible, although early sources indicate the influence of Zoroastrianism founded in ancient Persia that […]

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Peters, M. A. (2023). Refuge and Resilience: Being-Together in a Post-Apocalyptic Era: A PESA Conference Pre-Text. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/refuge-and-resilience-being-together-in-a-post-apocalyptic-era/

Michael A. Peters

Michael A. Peters (FRSNZ)  is a New Zealander and is currently Distinguished Professor at Beijing Normal University and Emeritus Professor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He was awarded a Personal Chair at the University of Auckland in 2000 and became a Research Professor at the University of Glasgow (2000-2006) before being appointed Excellence Hire Professor at Illinois and Professor of Education at the University of Waikato. He has Honorary Doctorates from Aalborg University, Denmark and SUNY, New York.

Michael was Editor-in-Chief of Educational Philosophy and Theory for 25 years and is currently Editor of Beijing International Review of Education (Brill). He is the founding editor of Policy Futures in Education (Sage); E-Learning & Digital Media (Sage); Knowledge Cultures (Addleton); Open Review of Educational Research (Taylor & Francis); Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy (Brill) and on the board of many other journals and book series.

Michael has written over 120 books and many journal articles on a wide range of topics and has worked with and mentored many younger scholars. He was given the Social Science and Humanities Leader in China Award in both 2022 and 2023 (Research.com) and is ranked 1st in China and 5th in Asia for Education and Educational Philosophy and Theory (AD Scientific Index, 2023). He is also ranked in the World’s Top 2% of Scientists by Stanford University. His recent works includes two books on the apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic philosophy to be published in 2024.

Article Feature Image Acknowledgement: The golden calf - Technology as apocalypse) by Karl Anton Wolf https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Goldenes_Kalb_Donaupark_Wien.jpg

Bioinformational Philosophy and Postdigital Knowledge Ecologies

Peters, M. A., Jandrić, P., & Hayes, S. (Eds.). (2022). Bioinformational philosophy and postdigital knowledge ecologies. Springer. The book presents a cross-disciplinary overview of critical issues at the intersections of biology and information science. Based on theories of bioinformationalism, viral modernity, the postdigital condition, and others, this book explores two inter-related questions: Which new knowledge […]

In the beginning

The real story behind EPAT (from one who was there)

The man had killed the thing he loved, And so he had to die. Oscar Wilde: The Ballad of Reading Gaol The intended content of this small offering should be obvious from the title, but I would like to begin slightly differently and work towards it in a somewhat circuitous way. Quite recently (August 2020), […]

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Harris, K. (2020). In the beginning. PESA Agora. Retrieved from https://pesaagora.com/columns/in-the-beginning/