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2015/16

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate 2: Susan Buck-Morss, David Harvey, Esther Leslie, Slavoj Žižek. Chair: Jacqueline Rose.

The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate 1: Costas Douzinas, Stephen Frosh, Michael Lowy and Jacqueline Rose

Sexual Difference and the Symbolic: What Future?

Masterclass: Heaven on Earth According to Bruegel

Precarious Citizenship: Young People who are Undocumented, Separated and Settled in the UK

Freud as a Thinker of Political Affects: Politics Between Fear and Distress

Surplus-Value, Surplus-Enjoyment, Surplus-Knowledge - A Masterclass with Slavoj Zizek

Homonationalisms and Criminalized Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics

  • Homonationalisms and Criminalized Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics
  • Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS)
  • Speakers: Tara Atluri, Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and GEDS, Birkbeck, University of London; Calogero Giametta, Laboratoire Méditerranéen de Sociologie (LAMES) - Aix-Marseille Université; Mayur Suresh, School of Law, SOAS; Alyosxa Tudor, Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, University of London and Gender Institute, London School of Economics.Tara Atluri, Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and GEDS, Birkbeck, University of London
  • 16 March 2016

Bad Feelings: Launch and Panel Discussion

Centre Stages of Development: Performance, Public Art and Sexual Politics

Marxism and Romanticism: From Karl Marx to Jose Carlos Mariategui - A Masterclass with Michael Lowy

Obscure Modernism - 1 day conference

Slavoj Zizek - 3 Lectures - 2nd, 3rd & 4th December 2015 - Hegelian Battles

2014/15

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate 2 - Douzinas, Frosh, Leslie, Rose & Zizek

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate 1 - Etienne Balibar, Wendy Brown, David Harvey, Sue Lucas, Melissa Matthes

The Southern European Crisis and the Future of Europe

Postpolitics and Neoliberalism - Conference

Greece and Europe: A First Account of a Radical Government - Podcast & Film of the event

Equal Rights for All - A New Path for Israel-Palestine?  Conference

Pits and Perverts Revisited: 'Pride' the Movie and Politics Now

Slavoj Zizek 'Towards A Materialist Notion of Freedom' Lecture 2

Slavoj Zizek 'Towards A Materialist Notion of Freedom' Lecture 1

2013/14

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate 2 - Stephen Frosh, David Harvey, Esther Leslie, Slavoj Zizek & Costas Douzinas

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate 1 - Etienne Balibar, Drucilla Cornell, Jacqueline Rose, Costas Douzinas

Slavoj Zizek - Towards a Materialist Theory of Subjectivity

History After Hobsbawm

Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts - Film Testimony and the Vietnam War

Ernesto Laclau - Conclusions

Ernesto Laclau - Three Routes, One Argument - Heidegger, Lacan, Gramsci - Masterclass

Ernesto Laclau - The Discursive Construction of Social Antagonism - Masterclass

E.P.Thompson's The Making of the English Working Class - its first half century of 'history from below'

Slavoj Zizek - Struggle: Towards a New Master

Slavoj Zizek - Ideology: The Terror of Permissive Biopolitics

Slavoj Zizek - Economy: The Vicious Cycle of Capitalist Reproduction

Wang Hui - The Decline of Representation

Wang Hui - How to Interpret 'China' and Its 'Modernity'

Queer Muslim Women - Conference

2012/13

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate 2 (Frosh, Leslie, Mulvey & Zizek)

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate1 (Balibar, Cornell & Douzinas)

Surplus - A Symposium on Waste, Wealth and Excess

TJ Clark - Was Picasso a Woman: Reflections on Nude with Green Leaves and Bust

Spinoza and Nietzsche in Dialogue

The Actuality of the Absolute: Hegel Our Untimely Contemporary

Slavoj Zizek - A Reply to my Critics

BIH Celebrates Laura Mulvey

Dreams & Dreaming: Disciplinary Perspectives & Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Simon Critchley - Masterclass - Two Public Lectures

Southern Europe Crisis and Resistances

How to Write Successful Grant Proposals

2011/12

London Critical Theory Summer School Friday Debate. Speakers: Etienne Balibar, Drucilla Cornell, Costas Douzinas (Chair)

London Critical Theory Summer School Friday Debate. Speakers: Wendy Brown, Costas Douzinas, Stephen Frosh, Slavoj Zizek

Race in the Birth of the Human Science - Speaker: Lewis Gordon

Poetics of Anxiety and Security - 2 day conference. Speaker: Homi Bhabha

Ideology Now - one day conference

Paul Mason in Conversation with Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck) and Deborah Mabbett (Birkbeck)

War and Representation - one day conference

Slavoj Zizek - Public Lecture

Hayden White - Masterclass - 3 Lectures

Social Democracy and Europe's Crisis

Public Lecture: Slavoj Zizek - The Silent Voice of a New Beginning

Workshop: Visions of the Trial: Courts and Visual Culture

2010/11

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate 2 (Etienne Balibar, Esther Leslie & Boaventura de Sousa Santos)

London Critical Theory Summer School - Friday Debate 1(Drucilla Cornell, Costas Douzinas, Slavoj Zizek)

Symposium: The Rise of the Indignants: Spain, Greece, Europe

Panel Discussion: Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain - Stefan Collini

Workshop: Rhetorics of Pain: Historical Reflections (Joanna Bourke)

Public lecture: Jodi Dean - The Communist Horizon

Conference: State of the European Union (Etienne Balibar)

Public Lecture: Etienne Balibar - Europe the Final Crisis?

Workshop: The Making of State Power in Portugal

Conference: The Luddites, without Condescension - A Conference on the 200th Anniversary of the Frame-breakers’ Uprising

Slavoj Zizek Masterclass - The Limits of Hegel

Slavoj Zizek Masterclass  -  Lacan and Sexual Difference

Slavoj Zizek Masterclass - The Idea of Communism and its Actuality

Orbiting London: A Conversation with Iain Sinclair

Public lecture: Slavoj Zizek  - Violence Revisited

Public lecture: Professor Peter Burke (BIH Visting Fellow)  Loss and Gain: the social history of knowledge 1750-2000

Conference: Why Humanities? (Stefan Collini, Joanna Bourke, Francis Mulhern, Raimond Gaita, Iain Pears, Kate Soper & Quentin Skinner)

Conference: Why Humanities?  Keynote address - Professor Onora O'Neill

2009/10

Public lecture: Jean-Luc Nancy - On Communism

Public Debate: London Critical Theory School - Critical Theory and the Political (Etienne Balibar, Drucilla Cornell & Jacqueline Rose)

Debate: Eurozone in Crisis: Reform or Exit?

Fascism and the Historians: past, present and future (Geoff Eley)

Jane Bennett  - Walt Whitman's Solar Judgment

Public Lecture: Etienne Balibar - Cosmopolitanism and secularism. Working Hypotheses

Debate: The Greek Crisis - Politics-Economics-Ethics (Kevin Featherstone, Director, Hellenic Observatory, LSE, Costas Lapavitsas, (Economics) SOAS, Peter Bratsis, (Politics) Salford University. Costas Douzinas  (Chair) Birkbeck)

Panel Discussion: After Human Rights?

Conference: Rethinking Children/Childhood in the 21st Century

William Cohen - Queer Universality and the French Oscar Wilde

Public Lecture: Slavoj Zizek 'Apocalyptic Times' -

Discussion: What are the Humanities For?

Conference: Walter Benjamin & Bertolt Brecht: Story of a Friendship?

The Dis/Order of Things'- interdisciplinary workshop

Atheism in Christianity

Thinking With Spinoza

Talking Books - 'Novel History' (Hilary Mantel, Sarah Dunant, John Sutherland & Joanna Bourke)

Slavoj Zizek Masterclass - 5 lectures


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