Jean-Michel Rabaté – A Time to Laugh – Session 3

Event Date: 8 June 2017 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: A Time to Laugh – Session 3 Speaker: Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania) The recent US campaign and fraught election results have reminded us of the loaded political significance of political …

Jean-Michel Rabaté – A Time to Laugh – Session 2

Event Date: 7 June 2017 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: A Time to Laugh – Session 2 Speaker: Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania) The recent US campaign and fraught election results have reminded us of the loaded political significance of political …

Jean-Michel Rabaté – A Time to Laugh – Session 1

Event Date: 6 June 2017 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: A Time to Laugh – Session 1 Speaker: Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania) The recent US campaign and fraught election results have reminded us of the loaded political significance of political …

Sur Analysis: Institutional Psychotherapy and Analysis

Event Date: 6 – 7 April 2017 Central Saint Martins, Granary Building King’s Cross, London N1C 4AA Sur Analysis: Institutional Psychotherapy and Analysis Institutional Analysis is the linchpin connecting Deleuze and Guattari’s schizoanalysis and Frantz Fanon’s contributions to postcolonial theory with art and aesthetics. However, strikingly little work has been done in this area. This two-day event, the first 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 …

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Jessica Benjamin in Conversation with Lynne Segal

Event Date:10 November 2016 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Jessica Benjamin in Conversation with Lynne Segal Jessica Benjamin is one of the best known contemporary psychoanalysts, whose work has had a profound impact on psychoanalysis, feminism and political activism. Her path-breaking book, The Bonds …

Slavoj Žižek – Masterclass 3: Between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Event Date: 2 November 2016 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Masterclass 3: The Prospect of the Post-Human Slavoj Žižek (International Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) – The Prospect of the Post-Human In the entire span of his teaching, Lacan was engaged in an …

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Slavoj Žižek – Masterclass 2: Between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Event Date: 1 November 2016 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Masterclass 2: Is it Possible to Move Beyond the Transcendental? Slavoj Žižek (International Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) – Is it Possible to Move Beyond the Transcendental? with a contribution from  Dr  Frank …

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Slavoj Žižek – Masterclass 1: Between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Event Date: 31 October 2016 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Masterclass 1: Lacan’s Hypothesis: Psychoanalysis as the Ex-Timate Core of Philosophy Slavoj Žižek (International Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) –  Lacan’s Hypothesis: Psychoanalysis as the Ex-Timate Core of Philosophy In the entire span …

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The Trouble With Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

Event Date: 19 July 2016 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: The Trouble With Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis Is pleasure a rotten idea, mired in negativity and lack, which should be abandoned in favor of a new concept of desire? Or is desire itself fundamentally …