The London Graduate School presents the public lecture: ‘Why Freud’s Theory of Melancholia is All Wrong’ To be presented by Professor Russell Grigg, Deakin University, Australia Held at 3-5pm Wednesday 26 November, 2014 At Kingston University, Penrhyn Road Campus, Room PRJG 1007 Russell Grigg is the author of Lacan, Language and Philosophy (SUNY, 2008) and the […]

What Remains: of Glas

Posted: Wednesday 12 Nov 2014
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Friday, November 14th, 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. What Remains: Of Glas To mark the fortieth year of its publication, as well as to commemorate Jacques Derrida a decade after his passing, The Modern & Contemporary Colloquium of the English Department at NYU is hosting an event on Jacques Derrida’s Glas. Speakers include:. Catherine Malabou […]

John Ó Maoilearca: Paraconsistent Perception 6.30pm Monday 10 November 2014 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A2TH Tickets: £7 / £5 concessions Half price discount code “AAF50” Philosopher and film theorist Professor John Ó Maoilearca considers the philosophical allusions in the exploration of scale and perception in José Damasceno’s current Artangel project Plot. Book tickets here José Damasceno: Plot  Artangel presents […]

Funding available for PhD study

Posted: Wednesday 29 Oct 2014
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Students wishing to enter the London Graduate School to undertake research in any aspect of the critical humanities, across its entire disciplinary range, are warmly encouraged to apply for an AHRC-funded TECHNE award. Initial enquiries may be sent to the LGS directors Prof. Martin McQuillan ( and Prof. Simon Morgan Wortham ( or to other […]

LGS announces its Summer Academy 2015

Posted: Monday 20 Oct 2014
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The London Graduate School Summer Academy in the Critical Humanities June 22-25 2015 Right to Philosophy Featuring Etienne Balibar, Andrew Benjamin, Howard Caygill, Rebecca Comay, Catherine Malabou, Martin McQuillan, Simon Morgan Wortham, Stella Sandford and Bernard Stiegler The London Graduate School is pleased to announce its 2015 Summer Academy, an intensive week-long programme offered annually […]

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 […]