Argos aims to circulate writing about topical matters of public and political import that is local, critical and accessible. We believe critical intellectual conversation should be heard here in Aotearoa-New Zealand, not simply published for credit in international fora for more limited and specialised audiences. Of particular interest to us is writing that grounds its concern with the public or political good of place-making in theory or philosophy.
by Argos as You as Argos
The university finds itself today teetering between finance and revolt. This is a precarious position, one that is precarious on both sides. On the one hand, finance provides what presents itself as a seamless and incontestable logic that can explain the rationale for student participation, the logic of governance and the direction of research. On the other hand, the logic of finance has opened a void over questions of judgement and reason that...