News and events

Recent seminar series lectures:

  • Bostjan Nedoh (Institute of Philosophy, Ljubljana), Political Psycho-Patho-Economy of Narcissism: From Human Capital to Social Aggressiveness, 24 May 2017
  • Dario Gentili (Università Roma Tre), Crisis as Art of Government, 23 February 2017
  • Yuchen Dai (Fudan University), Homology Marx/Lacan: a detailed analysis of surplus-value, surplus-jouissance and surplus-knowledge, 7 June 2016
  • Giacomo Tinelli (Università degli studi di Bologna), Welcome to Sicily! Cinico TV and the Ambiguity of Obscenity, 19 May 2016
  • Samo Tomsic (Humboldt Universität, Berlin), The Subject of Crisis and the Ideological Death of Homo Oeconomicus, 3 May 2016
  • Peter Klepec (Institute of Philosophy, Ljubljana), What kind of Democracy is Crisis Bringing to the Fore?, 5 April 2016
  • Heiko Feldner and Fabio Vighi (Cardiff University), Critical Theory and the Crisis of Contemporary Capitalism, 9 March 2016

Previous seminar series lectures hosted by the Centre include:

  • Jodi Dean (Hobart and William Smith Colleges, New York), Žižek against Democracy, 6 June 2007
  • Jodi Dean (Hobart and William Smith Colleges, New York) 9/11 Conspiracy Theories: Psychosis and Contemporary Politics, 7 June 2007
  • Benjamin Noys (University of Chichester), Outsourcing Authority: On Lars Von Treir’s The Boss of it All, 18 November 2008
  • Peter Thompson (University of Sheffield), Bloch, Hegel, Zizek: Hope, the Metaphysics of Pure Contingency and the Ideology of Necessity, 20 November 2008
  • Slavoj Zizek (University of Ljubljana) First as Tragedy, Then as Farce: Economic Crisis and Ideology Critique Today, 3 March 2010
  • Jodi Dean (Hobart and William Smith Colleges, New York), Drive, Complexity and University Discourse, 10 March 2011
  • Todd McGowan (University of Vermont), Visions of Plenitude and Excess in the Cinema: Fantasy, Ideology, Freedom, 14 March 2011.