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.

Performing Arts Forum Spring Meeting 2015: Eleni Ikoniadou | Ray Brassier | Katerina Kolozova

Saturday 28 Mar 2015
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For the 5th edition of Spring Meeting PAF invites up to 100 participants. As usually PAF has invited three speakers that are asked to talk for five hours...

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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

For the 5th edition of Spring Meeting PAF invites up to 100 participants. As usually PAF has invited three speakers that are asked to talk for five hours three days consecutively. This is a format that has shown equally challenging for the speaker and the audience, as it is both in- and outside of conventional […]

This lecture by Prof. Stella Sandford (Kingston University) was presented on 12th March 2015 at Central St martins, London, as part of a series to celebrate the twentieth anniversary  of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy. To listen click here

On 10th March 2015 Prof. Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht) gave the annual London Graduate School Bloomsbury lecture on “Vectors of Affirmation” at Central Saint Martins, UAL. To listen to a recording of the event click here (With questions and an introduction by Prof. Tina Chanter (Kingston).) Prof. Braidotti received a doctoral degree in philosophy from the Sorbonne […]

This Thursday at the BFI: LGS Philosophical Screens on Rohmer’s The Lady and the Duke Our Philosophical Screens event discusses this Eric Rohmer title. Free to ticket-holders of The Lady and the Duke at 18:00 Thu 5 Mar (please retain ticket to gain admittance), otherwise £6.50 In the latest of our discussion events, where we examine film […]

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 […]