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A Feeling for Things: A Conversation around the work of Jane Bennett

Event Date: 5 October 2013 Room G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies and Birkbeck Institute of Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London present: A Feeling for Things: A Conversation around the work of Jane Bennett The work of the political theorist Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore) over …

Queer Muslim Women Today

  Event Date: 6 July 2013 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Safra Project and the Birkbeck Department of Psychosocial Studies present: Queer Muslim Women Today This event will bring together academics, activists and communities to discuss a range of issues that impact on the lives of queer Muslim women today. …

Belinda Mandelbaum – Psychoanalysis and Social Context in Latin America: Repetition and Creation

    Event Date: 6 June 2013 Room 538 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies presents: Professor Belinda Mandelbaum (University of São Paulo) – Psychoanalysis and Social Context in Latin America: Repetition and Creation This series of three linked seminars discusses the tensions between repetition and creation in the  …

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Slavoj Zizek – The Event: Politics, Art, Ontology

    Event Date: 9 May 2013 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies presents: Professor  Slavoj Zizek – The Event: Politics, Art, Ontology share this entry:

Lynne Segal – Thatcher’s Legacy: Thinking Psychosocially, across the Decades

    Event Date: 29 April 2013  Room B20 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies presents: Professor Lynne Segal (Birkbeck) – Thatcher’s Legacy: Thinking Psychosocially, across the Decades With a response from Professor Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck) Always historicize!’ In this talk I address some of the big changes we …

Aren Aizura – Beyond Queering the Chain of Care: Affective Feminizations, Biological Investments

Event Date: 18 March 2013 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies presents: The MA Psychosocial Studies Annual Lecture Dr Aren Aizura ( Rutgers) – Beyond Queering the Chain of Care: Affective Feminizations, Biological Investments Martin Manalansan observed in 2007 that we need to “queer” the chain of …

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Sam Binkley – Happiness as Enterprise: A Meditation on Governmentality and Neoliberal Life

Event Date: 26 June 2012 Room B18 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies presents: The MA Psychosocial Studies Annual Lecture Professor Sam Binkley (Associate Professor of Sociology, Emerson College, Boston):  Happiness as Enterprise:  A Meditation on Governmentality and Neoliberal Life Recent decades have seen an explosion of interest in …