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 …

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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Eric Laurent – Contemporary Symptoms

  Event Date: 19 May 2016 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA       The MA Psychoanalysis at Kingston University, and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Eric Laurent – Contemporary Symptoms Éric Laurent is a psychoanalyst and former president of the World Association of …

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Slavoj Žižek – Masterclass 2: Surplus-Value, Surplus-Enjoyment, Surplus-Knowledge

Event Date: 19 April 2016 Room B01 Clore Management Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Masterclass 2: Is Surplus-Value Marx’s Name For Surplus-Enjoyment? Slavoj Žižek (International Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) – Is Surplus-Value Marx’s Name For Surplus-Enjoyment? Jacques Lacan located the origin of his key notion of plus-de-jouir …

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Slavoj Žižek – Masterclass 1: Surplus-Value, Surplus-Enjoyment, Surplus-Knowledge

Event Date: 18 April 2016 Room B01 Clore Management Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities  presents: Masterclass 1:  From Pleasure-in-Pain To Surplus-Enjoyment Slavoj Žižek (International Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) –   From Pleasure-in-Pain To Surplus-Enjoyment Jacques Lacan located the origin of his key notion of plus-de-jouir (surplus-enjoyment) in …