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 Etienne Balibar, 'The Idea of a Multiversum'

Wednesday 18 Feb 2015
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To listen: click here Event Date: 12 February 2015 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for...

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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

To listen: click here Event Date: 12 February 2015 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA 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: Professor Etienne Balibar (CRMEP, Kingston University and Columbia University, NY), ‘The […]

Fully-funded PhD studentships available

Posted: Wednesday 18 Feb 2015
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New PhD studentships available from 2015/16 Kingston University, home of the London Graduate School, has established an international reputation for high quality, innovative research – a reputation confirmed by the recent REF2014 results which show that the University has world-leading research across many of its disciplines. Kingston is now offering 35 prestigious research studentships to students […]

Listen to keynote lectures by Claire Colebrook, Fred Botting and Eleni Ikoniadou from the LGS graduate conference, Critical Spaces: Disorienting the Topological, held at Kingston University in January 2015. To listen click here Dr Eleni Ikoniadou, Space is the Place Professor Claire Colebrook, Scale and Refuge: Twillight of the Anthropocene Professor Fred Botting, Sade and the […]

Inaugural lecture Prof. John Ó Maoilearca All Thoughts are Equal Vote of Thanks from Dr Beth Lord (University of Aberdeen) Followed by Wine Reception Wednesday 11 March 2015Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pmRegistration (which is free) here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/all-thoughts-are-equal-prof-john-o-maoilearca-inaugural-lecture-tickets-12648918255?aff=es2&rank=0Venue: Room JG0003, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE Agnes Heller writes that ‘every […]

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 CRMEP’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture Series. Prof. Tina Chanter (Kingston University) gives a talk on Rancière, politics and art (29 Jan 2015, CSM). To listen click here […]