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 …

Vicki Squire – Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat: Human Dignity and Biophysical Violence

  Event Date: 29 March 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Dr Vicki Squire (Warwick) – Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat: Human Dignity and Biophysical Violence People on the move are often viewed with fear and suspicion on the part of ‘host’ communities. …

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 …

The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 – Roundtable Discussion

Event Date: 16 March 2017 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2016-17 The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season´s topic intends to discuss the complicated and multi-layered relationship of the …

Etienne Balibar – Towards a New Critique of Political Economy – Session 3

Event Date: 6 March 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Towards a New Critique of Political Economy 3 Masterclasses with Etienne Balibar This Masterclass which is spread over three sessions, will outline and substantiate the claim that, 150 years now from the publication of …

Etienne Balibar – Towards a New Critique of Political Economy – Session 2

Event Date: 27 February 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Towards a New Critique of Political Economy 3 Masterclasses with Etienne Balibar This Masterclass which is spread over three sessions, will outline and substantiate the claim that, 150 years now from the publication of …

The Populist Backlash in Western Politics

Event Date: 23 February 2017 Room B04 Birkbeck School of Arts 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Workshop Week Staff Debate: The Populist Backlash in Western Politics Staff debate with Professor Eric Kaufmann, Dr Sam Ashenden, Dr Jason Edwards and special guest David Goodhart, founding editor of Prospect magazine and …

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 …

Etienne Balibar – Towards a New Critique of Political Economy – Session 1

Event Date: 20 February 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Towards a New Critique of Political Economy 3 Masterclasses with Etienne Balibar This Masterclass which is spread over three sessions, will outline and substantiate the claim that, 150 years now from the publication of …

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 …