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BISR Guilt Group: Tragedy and Social Theory - A one-day research workshop

Starts 09 December 2017 - 10:00
Finishes 09 December 2017 - 18:00
Venue Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
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BISR Guilt Group Presents: Tragedy and Social Theory - A one-day research workshop 

Please note: The event will be held from c.10.00 am to 6.00 pm (exact times t.b.c.).


  • Sam Ashenden and James Brown (Birkbeck, University of London), Tragedy vs. the Mundane Immortalism of Social Theory
  • Howard Caygill (Kingston University), t.b.c.
  • Thomas Docherty (University of Warwick), Modern Tragedy and Political Guilt
  • Amber Jacobs (Birkbeck, University of London), On Prohibition and Relationality: Orestes, Orpheus, Metis
  • Thomas Osborne (University of Bristol), Modernity, Enlightenment and the Tragedy of Political Desire
  • Nina Power (University of Roehampton), Fate and Fatalism in Contemporary Though

Places are free, but limited. To reserve one please contact

The Guilt Group is one of the BISR's working groups, with the goal of fostering interdisciplinary discussion and understanding of guilt.

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