Slavoj Zizek – Disorder Under Heaven: Nomadic proletarians? No, thanks!

Event Date: 30 April 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Disorder Under Heaven: A Masterclass with Slavoj Zizek Our situation is dangerous, there are uncertainties and elements of chaos in our environment, in international relations, in biotechnology, in sexual relations… But it is here …

Cheshire Calhoun – Responsibilities and Taking On Responsibility

Event Date: 29 April 2019 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Cheshire Calhoun (Arizona State) – Responsibilities and Taking On Responsibility Cheshire Calhoun is CLAS Trustee Professor of Philosophy at Arizona State University and chair of the American Philosophical Association’s board of officers. Her work spans the philosophical subdisciplines …

Slavoj Zizek – Disorder Under Heaven: Was Antigone a man? Masculinity and other toxic entities

Event Date: 29 April 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Disorder Under Heaven: A Masterclass with Slavoj Zizek Our situation is dangerous, there are uncertainties and elements of chaos in our environment, in international relations, in biotechnology, in sexual relations… But it is here …

David Cunningham and Peter Osborne – Poetics of Contemporary Art

  Event Dates: 28 March 2019 Fyvie Hall (G03) The University of Westminster 309 Regent Street London W1B 2HW The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) in collaboration with the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture (IMCC), University of Westminster presents: David Cunningham (IMCC, Westminster) and Peter Osborne (CRMEP, Kingston) – Poetics of Contemporary Art Chair: Prof. Alexandra …

Stephen Mulhall – Heidegger’s Fountain: Ecstasis, Mimesis and Engrossment in the Origin of the Work of Art

Event Date: 18 March 2019 Room 802 UCL Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Stephen Mulhall (Oxford) – Heidegger’s Fountain: Ecstasis, Mimesis and Engrossment in the Origin of the Work of Art Stephen Mulhall is Professor of Philosophy and a Fellow of New College, Oxford. His research interests include Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Nietzsche …

Étienne Balibar – Towards a Socialist Cosmopolitanism

  Event Dates: 14 March 2019 Fyvie Hall (G03) The University of Westminster 309 Regent Street London W1B 2HW The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) in collaboration with the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture (IMCC), University of Westminster presents: Professor Étienne Balibar (Kingston) –  Towards a Socialist Cosmopolitanism Chair: Dr Elinor Taylor, IMCC, University of Westminster …

Sophia Connell – Care and Parenting in Aristotelian Ethics

Event Date: 4 March 2019 Room 804 UCL Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Sophia Connell (Birkbeck) – Care and Parenting in Aristotelian Ethics Sophia Connell is lecturer in ancient philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. She did her MPhil and PhD at the University of Cambridge. She is a former …

Radha D’Souza & Peter Hallward – What’s Wrong with Human Rights?

  Event Dates: 28 February 2019 Fyvie Hall (G03) The University of Westminster 309 Regent Street London W1B 2HW The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) in collaboration with the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture (IMCC), University of Westminster presents: Dr Radha D’Souza (Westminster) & Professor Peter Hallward (Kingston) – What’s Wrong with Human Rights? Chair: Dr Federica …

Nicholas Jones – Propositions and Cognitive Relations

Event Date: 18 February 2019 Room 802 UCL Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Nicholas K. Jones (Birmingham) – Propositions and Cognitive Relations Nicholas K. Jones’ research interests lie at the intersection of metaphysics with the philosophy of logic and language, especially anything connected with objecthood. He is currently working on the …

Stella Sandford – Reason in Reverse – Kant and Freud on Faults

  Event Dates: 7 February 2019 Fyvie Hall (G03) The University of Westminster 309 Regent Street London W1B 2HW The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) in collaboration with the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture (IMCC), University of Westminster presents: Professor Stella Sandford (Kingston) – Reason in Reverse – Kant and Freud on Faults Introduction by Professor …