London Graduate School

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The London Graduate School is a doctoral programme, postgraduate seminar and series of events in contemporary critical theory offered in central London and Kingston University. 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 in London to a programme of cutting-edge academic and cultural events.

Listen to Simon Morgan Wortham on Realism and Psychosis

Friday 19 Dec 2014
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The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint...

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Balkans diary: sovereignty, the university, democracy, by Martin McQuillan

In the week that Scotland contemplated Independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, I was fortunate enough to be on an invited lecture tour of the republics of the former Yugoslavia, where questions of nationhood and the problems of globalization have been experienced to the full. Ostensibly, there as keynote speaker to celebrate 80 years of English Studies at the University of Zagreb, I also visited long-term collaborators in Montenegro and Belgrade. The first time I went to Belgrade in 2001, Slobodan Milošević had just fallen from power after a popular uprising the previous October, following his attempt to... continue reading

The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present a lecture in the series to celebrate CRMEP’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture Series: Professor Simon Morgan Wortham (The London Graduate School, Kingston University) Realism and Psychosis 18th December 2014 click here […]

Catherine Malabou, ‘Relinquishing the Transcendental? Speculative Realism in Question’ To listen click here This lecture, recorded on 4 December 2014, forms part of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture Series, in association with the London Graduate School and Art and Philosophy at Central St Martins. Abstract Is contemporary continental European […]

Critical Spaces – Disorienting the Topological A graduate conference in the critical humanities to be hosted by The London Graduate School at Kingston University, London. Monday 5th January 2015 Registration is now open for this event: click here Keynote speakers include: Claire Colebrook Eyal Weizman Eleni Ikoniadou Fred Botting —————— “The present epoch will perhaps be […]

Listen to Russell Grigg at the LGS

Posted: Thursday 27 Nov 2014
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Listen to Professor Russell Grigg (Deakin University, Australia), ‘Why Freud’s Theory of Melancholia is All Wrong’, click here Russell Grigg is the author of Lacan, Language and Philosophy (SUNY, 2008) and the translator of a number of Lacan’s Seminars including Seminar III The Psychoses and Seminar XVII The Other Side of Psychoanalysis. Russell Grigg’s talk is […]

Listen to Peter Osborne, 'Use! Value! Exchange!'

Posted: Saturday 22 Nov 2014
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Listen to Peter Osborne, ‘Use! Value! Exchange! Inside and outside relations of exchange’, 20th November 2014, at Central Saint Martins click here to listen This is the opening lecture of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture Series, in association with the London Graduate School and Art and Philosophy at Central […]