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.

Hegel and the Concept of World History

Thursday 23 Jul 2015
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  Conference dates: April 14–15, 2016 Venue: Kingston University London   Abstracts’ submission deadline: 29 November 2015   ORGANISERS HegeLab...


'Welcome to Toryland' by Martin McQuillan

Welcome to Toryland  As British pollsters take a long hard look at themselves in the mirror, the nation is presented with what only a few months ago seemed to be the least likely outcome of this general election, a majority Conservative government. Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage have all resigned as party leaders and the Scottish National Party has swept the board north of the border. In the hours after the polls closed, the phrase “political earthquake” was frequently used to describe this new reality. However what will actually change as a result of Thursday’s election result? On... continue reading

Hegel and the Concept of World History

Posted: Thursday 23 Jul 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 (Kingston University)   CALL FOR PAPERS Objektiver Geist occupies an intermediary position in the […]

Walter Benjamin London Research Network

Posted: Friday 10 Jul 2015
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The Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought (CPTC) at Goldsmiths, University of London collaborates with the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths, the London Graduate School at Kingston University, and Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London, in a network of research and scholarly exchange related to the work of Walter Benjamin. The network […]

The Rhythmic Event book launch

Posted: Tuesday 09 Jun 2015
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An event and discussion to mark the publication of The Rhythmic Event, Art, Media, and the Sonic by Eleni Ikoniadou (published by MIT Press, 2014) Thursday 25 June 2015, 6.30–9.30pm Speakers include Eleni Ikoniadou, Kodwo Eshun, Olga Goriunova and Matthew Fuller. The Rhythmic Event is part of the Technologies of Lived Abstraction series, edited by […]

LGS Summer Academy 2015 Final Programme

Posted: Thursday 04 Jun 2015
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The London Graduate School Summer Academy in the Critical Humanities University College London 22-25 June 2015 ‘Right to Philosophy’ Programme Featuring Bernard Stiegler, Andrew Benjamin, Stella Sandford, Howard Caygill, Rebecca Comay, Catherine Malabou and Etienne Balibar   Monday 22nd June 1pm Registration and Welcome Simon Morgan Wortham and Martin McQuillan (Kingston University) South Wing 9 […]

Shakespeare and Waste

Posted: Wednesday 20 May 2015
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The Inaugural Conference of the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory, ‘Shakespeare and Waste’, will be held on Saturday 23rd May  in The Rose Theatre, Kingston. This is a free event but registration closes on 21 May. For further details click here