Jaco Barnard-Naudé – ‘She Reigns and He Does Not Govern’: The Discourse of the Anxious Hysteric in post-apartheid South Africa

Event Date: 28 June 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Jaco Barnard-Naudé (Cape Town) – ‘She Reigns and He Does Not Govern’: The Discourse of the Anxious Hysteric in post-apartheid South Africa Anxiety and hysteria proliferate in contemporary postcolonial, post-apartheid South Africa, where …

Derek Hook – Fanon’s Lacan

Event Date: 27 June 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Derek Hook (Pretoria) –  Fanon’s Lacan Recent research has concluded that the anti-colonial psychiatrist and revolutionary, Frantz Fanon, was more influenced by the work of Jacques Lacan than had often been previously imagined. …

Simon Morgan Wortham – Resistances of the Psycho-Political

  Event Date: 9 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 Simon Morgan Wortham (Kingston) – Resistances of the Psycho-Political  Recent reinvestments in the ‘political’ prospects of psychoanalysis, particularly Lacanianism, display a tendency to dismiss ‘poststructuralism’ (and any vestiges of …

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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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 …

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Alexandre Stevens – Unlimited Enjoyments

  Event Date: 17 March 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: Alexandre Stevens – Unlimited Enjoyments Introduction by Véronique Voruz (Dept. Psychoanalysis, Kingston University, London): Talk: Questions: 60 SHARES …