Le Collège international de philosophie, established in Paris in 1983 by act of State and funded by the French government, is at risk of imminent closure. Through the efforts of Jacques Derrida, Dominique Lecourt, Jean-Pierre Faye, François Châtelet and others, the  Collège was founded as a highly singular institution, committed to the democratization of thought, inclusivity at […]

Professor Mary Beth Mader (Memphis University), “Whence intensity? Deleuze and the revival of a concept”, a lecture given in the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University on 16 October 2014,  click to listen (with an introduction by Professor Peter Osborne (CRMEP))

‘OXI: An Act of Resistance’ at the ICA

Posted: Friday 03 Oct 2014
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A screening of “OXI: An Act of Resistance” will be held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts on October 9, 2014 Director Ken McMullen Producers Ken McMullen, Martin McQuillan, Alexandra Ramniceanu Screenwriter Ken McMullen With Dominique Pinon, Gabriella Wright, John Shrapnel UK-Greece-France 2014 98 mins Tickets available here. Ken McMullen’s latest cinematic investigation takes on […]

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 Werner Hamacher at the RCA

Posted: Wednesday 01 Oct 2014
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Click here to listen to Werner Hamacher give his plenary address at the LGS/RCA symposium on his work, ‘Gesture, Performativity, Language’, held on 30 September 2014 at the Royal College of Art. Professor Hamacher’s paper is entitled  TÒ AUTÓ , THE SAME, – – (Celan with Parmenides and Heidegger). Werner Hamacher is Emmanuel Levinas Chair at the European […]

Raoul Ruiz’s surreal fantasy of a sailor’s dreamlike voyage provides much to discuss. In the latest edition of our series exploring the connections between philosophy and film, Michael Goddard (author of Impossible Cartographies: The Cinema of Raoul Ruiz) presents a screening of Ruiz’s surreal fantasy, in which a sailor navigates dreamlike geographies, weaving wonderful stories. […]

Postmodern Culture special issue on ‘Debt’

Posted: Saturday 27 Sep 2014
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A special issue of the on-line journal Postmodern Culture, published by The Johns Hopkins University Press, is now available. Focussing on the topic of ‘Debt’, this features essays by Etienne Balibar, Simon Morgan Wortham, Samuel Weber, Martin McQuillan and Fred Botting. Arising initially from the London Graduate School’s symposium on “Debt” held in March 2013, […]

WERNER HAMACHER: GESTURE, PERFORMATIVITY, LANGUAGE An event jointly organised by the London Graduate School and the Royal College of Art. Convened by Andrew Benjamin and Chiara Alfano, and featuring Werner Hamacher To be held at Royal College of Art in Humanities Seminar Room 1, 2nd Floor, Stevens Building, 2-6 Jay Mews, London SW7 2EP SCHEDULE: […]

Elissa Marder presenting “Dream and the Guillotine”

Posted: Tuesday 10 Jun 2014
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Presented by the London Graduate School in association with Bloomsbury Publishing: Elissa Marder on “Dream and the Guillotine: Femininity, Photography and Other Scenes of Fixation” was held on June 9, 2014. Click here to listen to a recording of the event. Abstract: “What is the relation between the singular unreality of the world of a […]

Final Programme for the London Graduate School Summer Academy 2014

Posted: Tuesday 10 Jun 2014
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The final programme for the London Graduate School Summer Academy to be held at Central Saint MartinsFor m has now been announced and is as follows: Derrida’s Glas Final Programme Monday 23rd June 9-9.30 Registration 9.30-10 Welcome and introduction 10-12 Mairéad Hanrahan (University College London), ‘Mourning Taxonomies’ 2-4 Reading groups, led by Mairéad Hanrahan and […]