Feminist Emergency – International Conference

Event Date: 22 – 24 June 2017 Birkbeck, University of London Birkbeck Main Building Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities  in collaboration with British Comparative Literature Association, Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS), the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, and Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics (MaMSIE) presents: Feminist Emergency – International Conference This major international …

Catherine Malabou – TeleologiⒶ

  Event Date: 9 June 2017 Clatton Lecture Theatre Kinston University Penrhyn Road campus Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Teleology: Conceptual Corpse or Plastic Concept? The 2017 CRMEP Graduate Conference will revisit the concept of teleology after and beyond its seemingly irredeemable fall from grace in the …

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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 …

Sexual Difference and the Symbolic: What Future?

Event Date: 14 June 2016 Room B04 43 Gordon Sq. Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Sexual Difference and the Symbolic: What Future? Speakers: Catherine Malabou (Kingston University) and Jacqueline Rose (Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) In psychoanalytic thinking, the symbolic is meant to secure the order of the world and of …

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Catherine Malabou – Relinquishing the transcendental? Speculative realism in question

Is contemporary continental European philosophy preparing itself to break with Kant? An attack upon supposedly indestructible structures of knowledge is occurring: finitude of the subject, the phenomenal given, a priori synthesis. “Relinquishing the transcendental” is the leading project of postcritical thinking in the early twenty-first century, in particular as it appears in Quentin Meillassoux’s book After Finitude.

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The Actuality of the Absolute: Hegel, Our Untimely Contemporary

Event Date: 10 – 12 May 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: The Actuality of the Absolute: Hegel, Our Untimely Contemporary Hegel is the ultimate bête noire of the last two centuries of philosophy:proponents of Lebensphilosophie, existentialists from Kierkegaard onwards, materialists, historicists, analytic philosophers …

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Catherine Malabou – Whither Materialism? Althusser/Darwin

Event Date: 2 May 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Professor Catherine Malabou (Kingston) – Whither Materialism? Althusser/Darwin I propose here to interpret the important shift in materialism announced …

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Catherine Malabou – From the Overman to the Posthuman: How Many Ends?

  Event Date: 22 March 2013 Jeffrey Hall Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL The Birkebeck School of Law presents: Professor Catherine Malabou (Kingston) – From the Overman to the Posthuman: How Many Ends? In this presentation, I will read and discuss Derrida’s text The Ends of Man (Margins Of Philosophy), and ask what remains of the …

Ten Public Lectures on Philosophy, Politics and the Arts

                                      Event Dates: January – May 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present:   31 January 2013  Howard Caygill (CRMEP) – Philosophy and The Black Panthers 7 February 2013   …