London Graduate School

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The London Graduate School is a doctoral programme and postgraduate seminar in contemporary critical theory offered by Kingston University, with many events at venues in central London. The London Graduate School offers accredited PhD, MPhil and MA by Research degrees, in a richly stimulating and closely supportive environment that brings together world-leading scholars in literature, culture, media, theory, and philosophy, major figures in contemporary art practice, film-making and writing, and ambitious and creative students working at the forefront of their disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields. Students of the London Graduate School enjoy unprecedented access to a programme of cutting-edge academic and cultural events.

What Can We Do With Non-Philosophy? Listen here

Thursday 12 Nov 2015
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10 November 2015, Swedenborg Hall, Bloomsbury Way, London   What Can We Do With Non-Philosophy? A Discussion with Alexander Galloway, Ian...



'Goodbye to all that' by Martin McQuillan

The green paper marks a key point in the Government’s struggle to create a market in higher education, and it lays waste to the idea of academia as a public service. Remembrance Sunday marks a moment to reflect on the struggles of the past.  War can be both futile and necessary at the same time. Equally, peace can bring unintended outcomes as well as benefits. Those not attending memorial events today will have a chance to consider the government green paper on higher education published on Friday, Fulfilling Our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice. It is not... continue reading

What Can We Do With Non-Philosophy? Listen here

Posted: Thursday 12 Nov 2015
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10 November 2015, Swedenborg Hall, Bloomsbury Way, London   What Can We Do With Non-Philosophy? A Discussion with Alexander Galloway, Ian James, and John Ó Maoilearca ‘A great misunderstanding in fact threatens non-philosophy, that of its spontaneous definition as a theory or even as a practice. It is neither one nor the other, of course, neither practical theory […]

Hegel and the Concept of World History

Posted: Sunday 08 Nov 2015
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Conference dates: April 14–15, 2016 Venue: Kingston University London Abstracts’ submission deadline: 29 November 2015 ORGANISERS HegeLab (Laboratorio di Studi Hegeliani, University of Eastern Piedmont) Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP, Kingston University) London Graduate School (LGS, Kingston University)   CONFIRMED SPEAKERS Myriam Bienenstock, Diego Bubbio, Ivan Boldyrev, George Di Giovanni, Andrew Haas, Bruno Haas, Robert […]

The London Graduate School Summer Academy in the Critical Humanities Intersecting Derrida: Gender and Difference 27-30 June 2016 The London Graduate School is pleased to announce details of its 2016 Summer Academy, an intensive week-long programme offered annually for postgraduate students of any institutional affiliation. Hosted in conjunction with Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, […]

Kingston University is proud to announce the appointments of Professor Geoffrey Bennington and Professor Peggy Kamuf as Distinguished Visiting Professors in the Humanities. These appointments are in recognition of the outstanding research and scholarship undertaken by Professors Bennington and Kamuf over many years, and the enormous contribution each has made in the field of literary […]

  “THINKING UNIVERSALITIES” PHILOSOPHY, DEPAUL PHILOSOPHY TODAY THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL A CONFERENCE ORGANIZED AROUND THE WORK OF ÉTIENNE BALIBAR, HELD AT DEPAUL UNIVERSITY Friday, October 23, 1:00-6:00 Arts and Letters, Room 103, 2315 N. Kenmore 1:00-1:30 Opening Remarks Michael Naas, Chair, Philosophy Department at DePaul University Simon Morgan Wortham, Dean, Arts and Social Sciences, […]