Humbug U – Martin McQuillan relates a Christmas tale

Posted: Friday 20 Dec 2013
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Martin McQuillan T’was the weeks before Christmas and Gideon Scrooge sat in his office at the great Chancellery in the heart of London town. Gideon was a man of austerity. He was known for his dislike of excess of any kind. He was not a man to be swayed by the plight of the unemployed, [...]

Listen to the Ernst Bloch London Symposium

Posted: Tuesday 17 Dec 2013
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The work of Ernst Bloch posits a utopian impulse that Fredric Jameson has described as ‘governing and encompassing everything, from games to patent medicines, from myths to mass entertainment, from iconography to technology, from architecture to Eros, from tourism to jokes and the unconscious’. On Thursday, December 12th, The London Graduate School in association with [...]

AHRC-funded PhD studentships available to LGS applicants

Posted: Wednesday 04 Dec 2013
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Based at Kingston University, the London Graduate School is pleased to announce that it is able to consider PhD applicants for AHRC-funded studentships from 2014. Kingston University is a member of two consortia that have been awarded a total of £15.9m by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to fund more than 200 postgraduate [...]

Due to strike action scheduled for all higher education institutions in the United Kingdom on Tuesday, December 3, the final London Graduate School Seminar with Professor Samuel Weber has been cancelled. The final seminar with Professor Weber will now be held on Tuesday, November 26 at 4PM in JG0003. For more information regarding the LGS [...]

MA in Psychoanalysis at The London Graduate School

Posted: Tuesday 12 Nov 2013
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MA in Psychoanalysis The course is based on a structured study of the fundamental texts of Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis. It provides the perfect foundation for doctoral research in clinical psychoanalysis or psychoanalysis applied to other fields such as literature and philosophy, film and media. The Psychoanalysis MA is the only MA in the UK [...]

Listen to “A Symposium on Resistance”

Posted: Monday 11 Nov 2013
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On Friday, November 8th, The London Graduate School in association with Art & Philosophy @ Central Saint Martins hosted “A Symposium on Resistance” with Jacqueline Rose, Peter Hallward, Costas Douzinas, Michael Dillon and Howard Caygill. The symposium debated the possibilities and limits of a politics of resistance, its ambivalent relationship to the project of revolutionary [...]

Listen to: Paul de Man – The Messenger Lectures (1983)

Posted: Tuesday 05 Nov 2013
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Paul de Man – The Messenger Lectures (1983) The Messenger Lectures are a prestigious series of talks given by leading scholars and public figures at Cornell University. They were founded in 1924 by a gift from Hiram Messenger and are regarded as one of the most important of Cornell’s extracurricular activities. There were initially “twelve [...]

The London Graduate School in association with the British Film Institute presents: The latest in our series exploring film through a philosophical lens stages a theoretical intervention into our Gothic season, exploring the idea of media technologies as potentially horrific in their very nature, haunted by (sometimes monstrous) ghosts of the living. Through analysis of [...]

Gil Anidjar (Columbia University) presented “On the Christian Question (Marx, Nietzsche, Freud)” on October 28th, 2013.   To listen, click here.   Of all the infamous questions Europe has raised for itself, if not for the other, the Christian question has yet to gain adequate notoriety. It is as if age-old hesitations (are Jews a [...]

Date: 12 December 2013 Time 13.00–20.00, followed by a drinks reception. Venue: Lecture theatre E002, Granary Building Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1C 4AA Organiser Hager Weslati h.weslati@kingston.ac.uk Please register free here. The work of Ernst Bloch posits a utopian impulse that Fredric Jameson has described as ‘governing and encompassing everything, [...]