Hager Weslati – Post-Phallic Libidinal Economies

Event Date: 4 April 2011 Institute for Contemporary Arts The Mall London SW1Y 5AH Quentin Tarantino and Cinema’s Other Enjoyment Hager Weslati – Post-Phallic Libidinal Economies Hager Weslati is lecturer in Critical Theory and American Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kingston University, London. Her research interests are focused on interpretations of Hegelian philosophy and on …

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Quentin Tarantino and Cinema’s Other Enjoyment

Event Date: 4 April 2011 Institute for Contemporary Arts The Mall London SW1Y 5AH Quentin Tarantino and Cinema’s Other Enjoyment The London Graduate School and the London Society for the New Lacanian School present a Symposium on Quentin Tarantino and psychoanalysis beyond the paternal principle.1-6pm 4th April, Institute for Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London ‘Daddy’s dead. Noooo!’ (Tarantino, from Dusk …

Gérard Wajcman – Tarantino’s Girls

Event Date: 4 April 2011 Institute for Contemporary Arts The Mall London SW1Y 5AH Quentin Tarantino and Cinema’s Other Enjoyment Gèrard Wajcman is a writer, psychoanalyst, curator and art critic. He teaches at the Department of Psychoanalysis of Paris 8 University and is a member of the …cole de la Cause Freudienne and the World Association of Psychoanalysis. He also …

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Giorgio Agamben – What is a Commandment?

    Event Date: 28 March 2011 Clattern Lecture Theatre, Main Building Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University   The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents   Giorgio Agamben (Visiting Professor, Philosophy, University of Paris) What is a Commandment?     Giorgio Agamben is Visiting Professor, Philosophy, University of Paris 8, and is the author of many books …

Alex Hamilton – ‘Dangerous tools’ in ‘dangerous hands’: How synthetic biology is imagined as a ‘bioterrorist threat’

__________________________________ Event Date: 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University R. Alexander Hamilton London School of Economics —————————– talk: —————————– Introduction to synthetic biology and synthetic biology ‘security …

Casey McNeill – Danger and un-governed spaces in the US

__________________________________ Event Date: 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Casey McNeill Johns Hopkins University —————————– talk: —————————– In Foucault’s account of biopower, as power that takes the …

Charlotte Heath-Kelly – Counter-Terrorism and the Counterfactual: Producing the ‘Radicalisation’ Discourse and the UK PREVENT strategy

__________________________________ Event Date: 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Charlotte Heath-Kelly Aberystwyth University cch08@aber.ac.uk —————————– talk: —————————– This paper considers how ‘knowledge’ about ‘radicalisation’ produces a dangerous …

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Marieke de Goede – Networked Danger and Speculative Security

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Marieke de Goede University of Amsterdam —————————– talk: questions: —————————– Abstract The network has arguably become the main …

Sam Okoth Opondo – Fearscapes / Securescapes : Urban Anxieties, Securities and the Domestic Scene

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Sam Okoth Opondo University of Hawai’i at Manoa opondo@hawaii.edu —————————– talk: —————————– In this essay, I examine how …

Debbie Lisle – Danger’s Other: Pleasure, Leisure & Travel

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Debbie Lisle D.Lisle@qub.ac.uk —————————– talk: —————————– Is it possible to think security by referring ideas of danger to …