Slavoj Žižek – Sex and the Failed Absolute – Masterclass II

Event Date: 7 November 2018 Room 421 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Sex and the Failed Absolute A masterclass with Slavoj Žižek Masterclass II: Figures of Post-Humanity We will tackle straight on the old metaphysical topic: is it possible for us, finite and mortal humans, to achieve some kind …

Agon Hamza, Frank Ruda, and Slavoj Žižek – Reading Marx

Event Date: 6 November 2018 ‘The Light’ Lecture Theatre Friends House 173-177 Euston Road London NW1 2BJ The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Reading Marx with Agon Hamza, Frank Ruda, and Slavoj Žižek Marx’s critique of political economy is vital for understanding the crisis of contemporary capitalism. Yet the nature of its relevance and some of its key tenets …

Slavoj Žižek – Sex and the Failed Absolute – Masterclass I

Event Date: 5 November 2018 Room 421 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Sex and the Failed Absolute A masterclass with Slavoj Žižek Masterclass I: Modalities of the Absolute We will tackle straight on the old metaphysical topic: is it possible for us, finite and mortal humans, to achieve some …

2018 London Critical Theory Summer School – Public Debate I

Event Date: 29 June 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: 2018 London Critical Theory Summer School – Public Debate I The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities’ annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 25th June – 6th July …

Is Sexuality Compatible with Human Rights? Jean-Claude Milner in Conversation with Slavoj Žižek

Event Date: 27 June 2018 Room B34 Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law and The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Is Sexuality Compatible with Human Rights? Jean-Claude Milner in Conversation with Slovoj Žižek The School of Law is very pleased to announce a second conversation between Jean-Claude Milner and …

Slavoj Žižek – Like a Thief in the Night

Event Date: 9 March 2018 Room B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Like a Thief in the Night – A Masterclass with Slavoj Zizek Slavoj Žižek (International Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) – Like a Thief in the Night How will a radical social transformation happen? Definitely …

Re-Reading the Revolution: Jean-Claude Milner in Conversation with Slavoj Žižek

Event Date: 6 October 2017 John Snow Lecture Theatre London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Keppel St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HT  The Birkbeck School of Law and The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Re-Reading the Revolution: Jean-Claude Milner in Conversation with Slavoj Žižek The School of Law and the Birkbeck Institute of the Humanities are very pleased to …

Slavoj Zizek – Transcendental Subjectivity, Sexual Difference, Brain Sciences – Masterclass 2

Event Date: 6 October 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj Žižek – Transcendental Subjectivity, Sexual Difference, Brain Sciences – Masterclass 2 With the recent turn towards realism, the notion of transcendental subjectivity is (again) dismissed as philosophically outdated and politically harmful. Furthermore, the …

Slavoj Zizek – Transcendental Subjectivity, Sexual Difference, Brain Sciences – Masterclass 1

Event Date: 4 October 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj  Žižek– Transcendental Subjectivity, Sexual Difference, Brain Sciences – Masterclass 1 With the recent turn towards realism, the notion of transcendental subjectivity is (again) dismissed as philosophically outdated and politically harmful. Furthermore, the progress …

London Critical Theory Summer School 2017 – Friday Debate 2

Event Date: 7 July 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2017 – Friday Debate 2 The annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 26th June – 7th July 2017. At the end of …