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LONDON CRITICAL THEORY SUMMER SCHOOL

On behalf of Costas Douzinas

Dear friends

The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities is organising this summer the first London Critical Theory Summer School. The general theme this year is ‘Critical Theory and the Political’. This will be a unique opportunity for graduate students and academics to follow a course of study with internationally renowned critical thinkers. The aim of the
course is to foster exchange and debate and will consist of at least 6 modules over the two weeks, each convened by one of the participating academics. This course will not offer transfer of credits.

Participating Academics will include:

Etienne Balibar, Drucilla Cornell, Costas Douzinas , Stephen Frosh, Esther Leslie, Jacqueline Rose & Slavoj Zizek. Special events will features lectures by Jean-Luc Nancy and Alain Badiou (tbc).

Please disseminate the information to all interested lists and people.

For information contact Julia Eisner (j.eisner@bbk.ac.uk)

All the best

Costas Douzinas

THE BIRKBECK INSTITUTE FOR THE HUMANITIES
LONDON CRITICAL THEORY SCHOOL
Summer School
28th June – 9th July
Birkbeck College, University of London

In the Summer of 2010, the BIH will present the first event of the London Critical Theory School – a two week Summer School to be held at Birkbeck College, London University. This will be a unique opportunity for graduate students and academics to follow a course of study with some of the great intellectuals of our time. The aim of the course is to foster exchange and debate and will consist of at least 6 modules over the two weeks, each convened by one of the participating academics. This course will not offer transfer of credits.

Participating Academics will include:

Etienne Balibar – Concepts of the Transindividual: Can we reconcile the legacies of Spinoza, Marx, Freud, and how?

Drucilla Cornell – Socialist Futures

Costas Douzinas – The Left and Rights

Stephen Frosh – Relational ethics: A conversation between psychoanalysis and social theory?

Esther Leslie – The Political and the Arts

Jacqueline Rose – Psychoanalysis and the Polis

Slavoj Zizek – Hegel as a Critical Theorist

Information & application details: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/bih/lcts/ or email Julia Eisner j.eisner@bbk.ac.uk

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