Éric Alliez – Capital’s Art of War

  Event Date: 6 April 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Éric Alliez (Kingston) – Capital’s Art of War What ‘war’ are we talking about? Did the concept of ‘global civil war’, advanced at the same time by Carl Schmitt …

Peter Hallward – Mass Sovereignty and the Eclipse of Representation

  Event Date: 23 March 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Peter Hallward (Kingston) – Mass Sovereignty and the Eclipse of Representation For most of Europe’s history, oligarchy and democracy were taken to be antithetical forms of government. Competition between …

Willow Verkerk – Friendship, Love and Women

  Event Date: 9 March 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Dr Willow Verkerk (Kingston) – Friendship, Love and Women Nietzsche writes that woman is not yet capable of friendship and he connects this incapacity to a lack of generosity from …

Étienne Balibar – The Multiple and Shifting Borders of Europe

  Event Date: 23 February 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Étienne Balibar (Kingston) – The Multiple and Shifting Borders of Europe The construction of a supra-national political entity in Europe, over the last 60 years, followed by its process …

Simon Morgan Wortham – Resistances of the Psycho-Political

  Event Date: 9 February 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Simon Morgan Wortham (Kingston) – Resistances of the Psycho-Political  Recent reinvestments in the ‘political’ prospects of psychoanalysis, particularly Lacanianism, display a tendency to dismiss ‘poststructuralism’ (and any vestiges of …

Stella Sandford – The Many Names of Sex

  Event Date: 26 January 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Stella Sandford (Kingston) – The Many Names of Sex In the first edition of his Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality Freud’s break with both his sexological and …

Peter Osborne – Crisis as Form

  Event Date: 12 January 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Peter Osborne (Kingston) – Crisis as Form The field of contemporary art since the 1960s has been characterized by both the attempted dissolution and the reflective expansion of the …

Andrew Benjamin – On Drawing

  Event Date: 15 December 2016 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Andrew Benjamin (Kingston) – On Drawing To allow ‘drawing’ to endure as a question is to allow the problems of medium and definition to exert a determining hold on …

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Catherine Malabou – Spinoza and Symbolic Necessity

  Event Date: 1 December 2016 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Catherine Malabou (Kingston) – Spinoza and Symbolic Necessity In Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza, Gilles Deleuze contrasts philosophy and revelation. Expressionism is the privileged modality of immanence and intelligibility, opposed …

Howard Caygill – Aesthetics and Madness

  Event Date: 17 November 2016 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Howard Caygill (Kingston) – Aesthetics and Madness How did the work of artists incarcerated in mental hospitals at the beginning of the 20th century escape confinement, to play an …