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CRMEP past events

Semester 1, 2018–19

Date: 4 October
Title: Solidarity in Adorno's Negative Dialectics
Venue: Room 0001, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 18 October
Title: On Religion and Emancipation
Venue: Room 0001, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 8 November
Title: Radical Equality: The Material Reason of Emancipation
Venue: Room 0001, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Semester 2, 2017–18

Date: 18 January
Title: Emmanuel Alloa (University of St.Gallen, Switzerland), Transparentism: The end of critique
Venue: Room 1008, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 1 February
Title: Herman Siemens (Leiden University), Nietzsche, Kant and the question of constructive conflict
Venue: Room 0001, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 22 February
Title: Michaela Ott (HFBK, Hamburg), Dividuations: Theories of participation
Venue: Room 0001, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 22 March
Title: Ayse Yuva (University of Paris 1), The European Boundaries of Philosophy in the 19th Century: shaping cultural identity through the history of philosophy
Venue: Room 0003, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 4 May
Title: Exemplarity, authority, universalizability: how is a geopolitics of philosophy to be conceptualised?
Venue: Room 0001, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Semester 1, 2017–18

Date: 5 October
Title: Cristina Chimisso (Open University), Normal: Georges Canguilhem on the Medical and the Individual.
Venue: Room 1008, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 23 November
Title: Todd Mei (University of Kent), Exploring an economic turn in phenomenology: Land as hypokeimenon.
Venue: Room 1008, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 8 December
Title: Workshop hosted by CRMEP, Hegel's Logic
Venue: Room 3007, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Semester 2, 2016–17

Date: 12 January
Title: Peter Osborne (CRMEP), Crisis as Form.
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London
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Date: 26 January
Title: Stella Stanford (CRMEP),The Many Names of Sex.
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London
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Date: 9 February
Title: Simon Morgan Wortham, Resistances of the Psycho-Political.
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London
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Date: 23 February
Title: Étienne Balibar (CRMEP), The Multiple and Shifting Borders of Europe.
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London
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Date: 3 March
Title: Steve Howard and Mijael Jiménez (CRMEP), Kant and Benjamin.
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE

Date: 9 March
Title: Willow Verkerk (CRMEP), Friendship, Love and Women.
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London
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Date: 9 March
Title: Colin Koopman (University of Oregon, Eugene), Toward a Genealogy of the Informational Person
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE
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Date: 23 March
Title: Peter Hallward (CRMEP), Mass Sovereignty and the Eclipse of Representation
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London
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Date: 6 April
Title: Eric Alliez (CRMEP), Capital's Art of War
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London
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Date: 12 May
Title: Jussi Palmusaari and Michael Washington (CRMEP), Political Subjects
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE

Semester 1, 2016–17

Date: 29 September
Title: Peter Dews (University of Essex), Theory Construction and Existential Description in Schelling's Treatise on Freedom
Venue: Room 1002, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 13 October
Title: Yuk Hui, Object and relation: An approach to the study of Digital Objects
Venue: Room 5002, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 10 November
Title: Research seminar, Betty Schulz (CRMEP): Madness, Truth and Power in Walter Benjamin; Alex Fletcher (CRMEP): The Essay Form as/in Film.
Venue: Room 5002, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 17 November
Title:  Howard Caygill (CRMEP), Aesthetics and Madness
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London, SW1P 4JU
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Date: 1 December
Title: Catherine Malabou (CRMEP), Spinoza and Symbolic Necessity
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London, SW1P 4JU
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Date: 15 December
Title: Andrew Benjamin (LGS), On Drawing
Venue: Chelsea Lecture Theatre, University of the Arts London, John Islip Street, London, SW1P 4JU
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Semester 2, 2015–16

Date: 14 January
Title: Gabriela Basterra (New York University), Unconditionality: Kant's Subject of Freedom
Venue: Room 3002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames
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Date: 4 February
Title: Miguel de Beistegui (University of Warwick), The Government of Desire: a Genealogical Perspective
Venue: Room 3002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames
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Date: 11 February
Title: Half-day Workshop on Reading Capital
Speakers: Etienne Balibar, Katja Diefenbach, Peter Hallward, Peter Osborne, Stefano Pippa.
Venue: Swedenborg Society, 20 Bloomsbury Way, London
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Semester 1, 2015–16

Date: 1 October
Title: Peter Osborne (CRMEP, Kingston University), Is it Interesting? Judgments of the moderns from Schlegel to Judd and beyond
Venue: Clattern lecture theatre, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 15 October
Title: Sandra Harding (University of California, LA), After Mr Nowhere: New Proper Scientific Subjects
Venue: Room JG4002, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 12 November
Title: Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen (University of Copenhagen), Solitudes
Venue: Room JG5002, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 20 November
Title: One-day Workshop on Fanon and Philosophy
John Narayan (University of Warwick)
Matthieu Renault (University of Paris 8)
Shela Sheikh (Goldsmiths, London)
Howard Caygill (CRMEP)
Lucie Mercier (CRMEP)
Peter Hallward (CRMEP)
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, Bloomsbury Way, London
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Date: 10 December
Title: Deleuzean Aftereffects: Interventions from Japan
Masaya CHIBA 'The Deleuzian Negativity Revisited'
Kazunori KONDO 'Topos of the Simulacrum - Reading Deleuze from "the Overturning of Platonism"'
Koichiro KOKUBUN 'Middle Voice and Philosophy'
Venue:
Room JG2002, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Semester 2, 2014–15

Date: 15 January
Title: Howard Caygill (CRMEP, Kingston University), Philosophical Kafkas
Venue: E003, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
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Date: 29 January
Title: Tina Chanter (School of Humanities, Kingston University), Public lecture: Politics of seeing - Freud, Ranciere and art
Venue: E003, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
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Date: 12 February
Title: Etienne Balibar (CRMEP, Kingston University / Columbia University, NY), Public lecture: The Idea of a multiversum - logics, cosmology, politics
Venue: E003, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
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Date: 26 February
Title: Peter Buse (LGS, Kingston University), public lecture: Clowning and Power
Venue: E003, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
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Date: 12 March
Title: Stella Sandford (CRMEP, Kingston University), public lecture: The sex of natural history
Venue: E003, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
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Date: 20 March
Title: Professor Peter Osborne and Professor Catherine Malabou, PhD workshop with the Royal Institute for Art (KKH)
Venue: The Studio, Dorich House, 69 Kingston Vale, London
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Date: 26 March
Title: Peter Hallward (CRMEP, Kingston University), public lecture: Re-educating the educator
Venue: E003, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
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Semester 1, 2014–15

Date: 2 October
Title: David Webb (Staffordshire University), From mathematics to ethics in the work of Michel Foucault
Venue: Room JG5002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 16 October
Title: Mary Beth Mader (Memphis University), Whence intensity? Deleuze and the revival of a concept
Venue: Room JG5002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 30 October
Title: Frédéric Worms (ENS, Paris), Towards a critical vitalism
Venue: Room JG5002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 6 November
Title: Riccardo Bellofiore (University of Bergamo) and Tommaso Redolfi Riva, The Neue Marx-Lektüre: putting the critique of political economy back into the critique of society
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH
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Date: 20 November
Title: Prof Peter Osborne (CRMEP), Use! Value! Exchange! Inside and outside relations of exchange
Venue: Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA
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Date: 4 December
Title: Prof Catherine Malabou (CRMEP), Relinquishing the transcendental? Speculative realism in question
Venue: Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA
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Date: 18 December
Title: Simon Morgan Wortham (the London Graduate School - Kingston University), Realism and psychosis
Venue: Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA
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Semester 2, 2013–14

Date: 16 January
Title: Tina Chanter (Humanities, Kingston University), Ranciere, politics and art
Venue: Room JG5002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 17 February
Title: Lucie Mercier (CRMEP) and Iain Campbell (CRMEP), Serres and Deleuze
Venue: Room 3003, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE

Date: 27 February
Title: Daniel Whistler (University of Liverpool), Utopia, abstraction and the critique of religion
Venue: Room JG5002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Date: 13 March

Title: Nina Power (Roehampton University), Philosophy and the collective
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH
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Date: 27 March
Title: John Macarthur (University of Queensland), Kurt Schwitters and Walter Benjamin: The Modernity of the Baroque and Romanticism
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH
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Date: 22 May
Title: Althusser and Marx, Stefano Pippa (CRMEP), 'Practice and contingency in the late Althusser' and Andres Saenz de Sicilia (CRMEP), 'Dynamics of Subsumption'
Venue: Room JG5002, Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 29 May
Title: Philosophical dictionary of untranslatables conference
Eric Alliez (CRMEP/Paris 8)
Emily Apter (New York University)
Etienne Balibar (CRMEP/Columbia)
Jacques Lezra (New York University)
Stella Sandford (CRMEP)
Michael Wood (Princeton University)
Venue: 12 Bloomsbury Square, London

Date: 12 June
Title: Freud and philosophy conference
Lisa Baraitser (Birkbeck, University of London)
Philippe Van Haute (Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Stella Sandford (CRMEP, Kingston University)
Venue: Room G04, 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck, University of London
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Date: 12 July
Title: Symposium: Everything is Somehow Included
Patrice Maniglier, (University of Paris X)
Paul Elliman (artist)
Katharine Stout (ICA)
Pier Vittorio Aureli (Berlage Institute)
Andy Merrifield (Cambridge)
Eyal Weizman (Goldsmiths)
Emily Pethick (The Showroom)
John Roberts (Wolverhampton University)
Gail Day (University of Leeds)
Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), The Mall, London SW1

Semester 1, 2013–14

Date: 3 October
Title: Knox Peden (University of Queensland), The Politics of Disenchantment
Venue: PR JG1002, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 18 October
Title: Symposium on Gillian Rose's Hegel Contra Sociology, Thinking in the Severe Style
Venue: Bolivar Hall, Venezuelan Embassy, 54 Grafton Way, London WC1
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Date: 21 October
Title: Professor Melanie Sehgal (European University Viadrina, Frankfurt Oder), Whitehead's Metaphysics as Situated Metaphysics
Venue: Kingston University, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 14 November
Title: Hammam Aldouri 'Sublation and Self-Sublation in Hegel', George Tomlinson ‘Marx's Capital and Historical Time'
Hegel and Marx Workshop
Venue: Kingston University, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 21 November
Title: Dr Jan Voelker (Free University, Berlin), On Public Reason and Emancipation
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH
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Semester 2, 2012–13

Date: 31 January
Title: Philosophy and the Black Panthers, Howard Caygill (CRMEP)
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Date: 7 February
Title: The Singularity of Literary Cognition, Samuel Weber (LGS)
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Date: 21 February
Title: A Thought of/from the Outside, Etienne Balibar
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Date: 7 March
Title: Auto-immune Narcissism, Simon Morgan Wortham
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Date: 21 March
Title: A Critical Theory of Sex, Stella Sandford
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Date: 18 April
Title: The Postconceptual Condition: A Report on Art, Peter Osborne (CRMEP)
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Date: 2 May
Title: Whither Materialism? Althusser/Darwin, Catherine Malabou (CRMEP)
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Date: 16 May
Title: Duchamp à Calcutta, Éric Alliez (CRMEP)
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Date: 23 May
Title: Lars von Trier and the Fear of Philosophy, Scott Wilson
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Date: 30 May
Title: Vitalism or Voluntarism? Peter Hallward
Venue: Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London N1 4AA
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Semester 1, 2012–13

Date: 4 October
Title: The Difference of Italian Thought, Roberto Esposito (University of Naples)
Venue: Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 11 October
Title: On Hands: Philosophy and Art's Histories, Andrew Benjamin, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Anniversary Chair, Inaugural Lecture
Venue: Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 15 October
Title: Dying for Time: From Plato to T.S. Eliot, Martin Hägglund (Harvard University)
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH
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Date: 3 November
Title: Performance and Labour: A Symposium, organised in conjunction with the Department of Art History at University College London (UCL), featuring Randy Martin (New York University) as the keynote speaker
Venue: UCL, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE
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Date: 8 November 
Title: Fighting Irresolution, or, How to Act as if One were not Free, Frank Ruda (Free University Berlin)
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 15 November
Title: The Persistence of a Peripheral Position: Contemporary Argentine Art, Juan Rinaldi (CRMEP)
Venue: SPACE, 129-131 Mare Street, London E8 3RH

Date: 29 November 
Title: Rousseau and Political Will, Peter Hallward (CRMEP)
Venue: Art Workers' Guild, Queens Square, London WC1N 3AT
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Date: 13 December
Title: Time and Temporality, After Phenomenology, Catherine Malabou (CRMEP) Peter Osborne (CRMEP) Jean-Michel Salanskis (University of Paris X)
Venue: Bolivar Hall, Grafton Way London W1T 5DL
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Semester 2, 2011–12

Date: 2 February
Title: Continental Philosophy and the Brain: Towards a Critical Neuroscience, Inaugural Lecture by Catherine Malabou (CRMEP)
Followed by a reception and book launch
Venue: Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 16 February
Title: Between Interpellation and Immunisation: Althusser, Balibar, Esposito, Warren Montag (Comparative Literature, Occidental College, LA)
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH
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Date: 1 March 
Title: The Meaning of Existence and the Contingency of Sense, Markus Gabriel (Philosophy, University of Bonn)
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH
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Date: 22-23 March 
Title: Transdisciplinarity Project, Workshop 2
Case Studies 1 - Transdisciplinary Texts: Dialectic of Enlightenment and Capitalism and Schizophrenia
Venue: French Institute, 17 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2DT
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Date: 3 May
Title: The Politics and Philosophy of Marx's Materialism, Cas McMenemin (CRMEP)
Venue: Room JG1008, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 17-18 May
Title: Transdisciplinarity Project, Workshop 3
Case Studies 2 - Transdisciplinary Problematics: Anti-Humanism and Gender Studies
Venue: Bolivar Hall (17th) and Goodenough College (18th)
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Date: 24 May
Title:The Female Body and Sexuation: Towards an Understanding of Lacan's Thinking of the Body, Rosa Nogues (CRMEP)
Venue: Room JG1008, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 14-15 June
Title: Postgraduate Conference, Philosophy and the Outside
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 19 June 
Title:  A Study Day on Giorgio Agamben's 'The Kingdom and the Glory' with Howard Caygill and Michael Dillon (Universities of Lancaster & Istanbul)
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Semester 1, 2011–12

Date: 6 October
Title:  Also Sprach Zapata: Philosophy and Resistance, Inaugural Lecture by Howard Caygill
Including at reception book launches for two volumes from CRMEP events: Eric Alliez and Andrew Goffey, eds, The Guattari-Effect, Continuum, London & NY, 2011; A. Avanesian and L. Skrebowski, eds, Aesthetics and Contemporary Art, Sternberg Press, Berlin & NY, 2011
Venue: Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 13 October
Title: Ontology of the Image, John Lechte (Sociology, Macquarrie University, NSW)
Venue: Room JG3004, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 3 November
Title: An Immemorial Remainder: The Legacy of Derrida, Rodolphe Gasché (Comparative Literature, SUNY, Buffalo)
Followed by reception
Venue: Art Workers Guild, Lecture Hall, 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT
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Date: 18-19 November
Title: Society for Women in Philosophy

Date: 24 November
Title: The Politics of Monstrosity, Filippo del Luchese (Politics and History, Brunel University)
Venue: Room JG3004, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 8-9 December
Title: French philosophy and (anti-)psychiatry

Date: 15 December
Title: Return to Sender: Why Democrats Should Not Accept Rousseau's Letter on the Theatre, Juliane Rebentisch (Philosophy, University of Frankfurt), Followed by reception
Venue: SPACE, 129-131 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 3RH
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Semester 2, 2010–11

Date: 20 January
Title: Hegel's Other Woman: The Figure of Niobe in Hegel's Lectures on Fine Art, Andrew Benjamin (Aesthetics and Critical Theory, Monash University)
Venue: Art Workers Guild Lecture Hall, 6, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT
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Date: 27 January
Title: Lacan and the Cahiers pour l'Analyse, Tom Eyers (CRMEP, Kingston University)
Venue: Room JG1005, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 3 February
Title: Basic Concepts of Transcendental Materialism, Rainer E. Zimmermann (Philosophy, Faculty Studium Generale, University of Applied Sciences, Munich)
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH
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Date: 10 February
Title: Look out it's real: Documentary Truth and Tear Gas, Hito Steyerl (Artist, Berlin)
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH
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Date: 17 March
Title: Disjunctive Captures of the Body and Movement, Bojana Cvejic (CRMEP, Kingston University)
Venue: Room JG1002, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date:  28 March
Title: What is a Commandment? Giorgio Agamben (Visiting Professor, Philosophy, University of Paris 8)
Venue: Clattern Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
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Date: 14 April
Title: Eleven Theses on Marx and Marxism, Étienne Balibar (University of Paris X and Irvine, University of California)
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH
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Date: 19 May
Title: To be or not to be - Schelling and the Time of Decision, Vijak Haddadi Moghaddam (CRMEP, Kingston University)
Venue: Room JG0001, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 26 May
Title: Media, New Media, Post-Media: What is German Philosophy of Media? Lorenz Engell and Bernhard Siegert (IKKM, Bauhaus University Weimar), Boris Groys (New York University)
Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH
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Date: 2 June
Title: Rousseau and 'the Party of the Common State', Max Blechman (CRMEP, Kingston University)
Venue: Room JG0001, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Date: 9-10 June
Title: Research Student Annual Progress Seminar
Venue: Rooms JG2004 (9 June) and JG3009 (10 June), John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Semester 1, 2010–11

Date: 7 October
Title: Hegel, Kierkegaard and Mediation, Jon Stewart (Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen University)
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH

Date: 21 October
Title: Philosophy, Capitalism and the Novel, David Cunningham (Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture, Westminster University)
Venue: Ramsay Lecture Theatre, UCL, 20 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AJ

Date: 26 October
Title: What is a Psychic Event? Freud and Contemporary Neurology on Trauma, Catherine Malabou (University of Paris, Ouest-Nanterre)
Venue: The Churchill Room, Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AB
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Date: 11 November
Title: Between Sharing and Antagonism: The Invention of Communism in Marx's 1844 Manuscripts, Antonia Birnbaum (Department of Philosophy, University of Paris 8)
Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH
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Semester 2, 2009–10

Date: 21 January
Title: Feuerbach for the 21st Century, Nina Power (Roehampton University)

Date: 4 February
Title: Fragment, Project, Information: Friedrich Schlegel, Walter Benjamin and Sol LeWitt, Peter Osborne (CRMEP)

Date: 25 February
Title: Reduction, Construction, Destruction: A Three-Way Dialogue - Natorp, Husserl, Heidegger, Jean-François Courtine (University of Paris IV - Sorbonne)

Date: 25 March
Title: What's Experimental about Experimental Metaphysics? Deleuze, Stengers, Whitehead, Andrew Goffey (Middlesex University)

Date: 20 May 
Title: Nancy/Hegel, Stephen Melville (Ohio State University)

Date: 3-4 June
Title: Research Students' Annual Progress Review

Semester 1, 2009–10

Date: 1 October
Title:  Negation, Affirmation, the New, Peter Osborne (CRMEP)

Date: 8 October 
Title: Rationalist Empiricism / Dialectical Materialism: From Althusser to Meillassoux, Nathan Brown (University of California at Davis)

Date: 15 October
Title: Ubi Inletabilitas Ibi Virtus: Some Inconclusive Notes on Melancholy, Wayne Martin (University of Essex)

Date: 29 October
Title: The Diagram and the Baroque, Kamini Vellodi (Middlesex University)

Date: 26 November
Title:The Dialectic in The Dialectic of Sex, Stella Sandford (CRMEP)

Semester 2, 2008–09

Date: 15 January
Title: Subject(ivat)ion: Foucault on the Constitution of Subjectivity, Mark Kelly (Middlesex University)

Date: 29 January
Title: Leroi-Gourhan and the Limits of the Human, Christopher Johnson (University of Nottingham)

Date: 19 February
Title: When Species Meet: Ethical Attachment Sites for Out-of-Place Companions, Donna Haraway (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Date: 5 March
Title: Kant's Answer to the Question "What is Man?" Alix Cohen (University of Leeds)

Date: 26 March
Title: Kant contra Bhaskar: Transcendental Philosophy and the Ontology of Natural Science, Dustin McWherter (Middlesex University)

Date: 7 May 
Title: Presentation and Temporality in Hegel's Logic, Ali Alizadeh (Middlesex University)

Date: 28 May
Title: The General in His Bathtub: Biopolitics in Negri and Esposito, Jon Beasley-Murray (University of British Columbia)

Date: 4-5 June
Title: Research Students' Annual Progress Review NAME

Semester 1, 2008–09

Date: 2 October
Title: Women, Philosophy and Stupidity, Eva D. Bahovec (University of Ljubljana)

Date: 16 October
Title: Local Cosmology, Elie During (University of Paris X, Nanterre)

Date: 30 October
Title: Animal Presence, Andrew Benjamin (Monash University)

Date: 20 November
Title: From the State as 'Metaphysical Event' to Hegemony as 'Philosophical Fact', Peter Thomas (University of Amsterdam / Jan van Eyck Academie)

Date: 11 December 
Title: The Speculative Subject: Subjectivities and Possessions in a Philosophy of Nature, Dider Debaise (Max Planck Institute, Berlin)

Semester 2, 2007–08

Date: 31 January
Title: Historical Descartes? Michael Moriarty (Queen Mary, University of London)

Date: 14 February
Title: Adorno and the Ends of Contemporary Philosophy, Andrew Bowie (Royal Holloway)

Date: 28 February
Title: Walter Lippmann and the Disinvention of the Object-Oriented Citizen, Noortje Marres (Goldsmiths / University of Amsterdam)

Date:10 April
Title: Difference from Above, Difference from Below: Idea and Sensation in Deleuze's Calculus, Robin Mackay (Middlesex University)

Date: 8 May
Title: Time without Becoming, Quentin Meillassoux (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)

Date: 22 May
Title: Inaugural Lecture: What is Contemporary French Philosophy, Today? Professor Eric Alliez (CRMEP)

Date: 12-13 June 2008 PhD Work-in-Progress Seminar

Semester 1, 2007–08

Date: 4 October
Title: Continental Philosophy and Neuroscience, Howard Caygill (Goldsmiths)

Date: 25 October
Title: Affection and Infinitude: Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Sensing, Ian James (University of Cambridge)

Date: 22 November
Title: Repetitions: Habit, Practice, and the Problem of the Self, Clare Carlisle (University of Liverpool)

Date: 6 December
Title: Bearing and Begetting: The Sexual Imaginary in Plato, Stella Sandford (CRMEP)

Semester 2, 2006–07

Date: 22 February
Title:  Derrida's Writing Theatre: The Theatrical Allegory and the Aesthetic Aporia, Alison Ross (Monash University)

Date: 8 March
Title: Shock and Aura: Walter Benjamin's Critical Sublime, Matt Charles (Middlesex University)

Date: 26 April
Title: Art as Experience: Deleuze (and Guattari) after Matisse (and Dewey), Eric Alliez (CRMEP)

Date: 10 May
Title: Socrates, Sophist, Keith Crome (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Date: 17 May
Title: Inaugural Professorial Lecture: The Consequences of Philosophy, Professor Peter Hallward (CRMEP)

Date: 24 May 
Title: The Problem of Choice in Kant's Concept of Evil, Peter Kapos (Middlesex University)

Date: 7 June
Title: Deleuze and the Mathematical Philosophy of Albert Lautman, Simon Duffy (University of Sydney)

Semester 1, 2006–07

Date: 5 October
Title: Gilles Deleuze and the Conditions of the New, Dan Smith (Middlesex University)

Date: 26 October
Title: Blanchot in 'The International Review', Christopher Fynsk (University of Aberdeen)

Date: 9 November
Title: Thinking with Deleuze and Whitehead: A Double-Test, Isabelle Stengers (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Date: 23 November
Title: Modern Musical Schematism, Wesley Phillips (Middlesex University)

Date: 12 December
Title: Special Guest Lecture: Sub Specie Universitatis: What is to be Done in Philosophy Today?, Etienne Balibar (Université de Paris X-Nanterre)

Date: 14 December
Title: Hobbes in New Orleans: Solidarity and Government in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina, John Protevi (Louisana State University)

Semester 2, 2005–06

Date: 9 February
Title: Manet: The Balcony - A New Approach to Modernism, Claude Imbert (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)

Date: 2 March
Title: The Meaning of Life in Bergson's Theory of Comedy, Alenka Zupankic (Institute of Philosophy, SRCSASA, Ljubljana)

Date: 23 March
Title: The Ethics of Jacques Rancière, Todd May (Clemson University)

Date: 27 April
Title: Imagination: Gadamer's Oversight, Nicholas Davey (University of Dundee)

Date: 11 May 
Title: Alterity and Indifference: Encountering the Other with Levinas and Lispector, Lisa Guenther (University of Auckland)

Semester 1, 2005–06

Date: 6 October
Title: Where is the Work of Art? Art, Architecture and the Space of the Post-Conceptual Work, Peter Osborne (CRMEP)

Date: 20 October 
Title: 'What Is It I Have Been Doing All My Life?' Deleuze and the Question of Philosophy, Peter Hallward (CRMEP)

Date: 10 November
Title: Springtime for Hegemony: Laclau in Theory and Practice, Ozren Pupovac (Open University)

Date: 24 November
Title: The Neo-Avant-Garde Repetition: Yves Klein and Piero Manzoni, Nuno Rodrigues (Middlesex University)

Date: 15 December
Title: Nietzsche and the Sublime, Christine Battersby (University of Warwick)

Semester 2, 2004–05

Date: 10 February
Title: Subtractive Philosophy: Henry, Deleuze, Badiou, Peter Hallward (CRMEP)

Date: 24 February
Title: Liberation Technology: Marcuse via Simondon, Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths College)

Date: 3 March
Title: Bad Conscience and the Structure of the Soul in Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality, David McNeill (University of Essex)

Date: 14 April 
Title: Heidegger's 'Thing' and Beyond, Graham Harman (The American University in Cairo)

Date: 28 April
Title: After Postmodernism: Feminism and Materialism Revisited, Gillian Howie (University of Liverpool)

Date: 19 May
Title: Sophistic Practices of Language, Barbara Cassin (CNRS, Paris)

Date: 26 May
Title: Ignorance of the Chicken, or, Why Many Lacanians Are Reactionary Liberals, Slavoj Zizek (Institute for Social Studies, Ljubljana / Birkbeck College)

Semester 1, 2004–05

Date: 7 October
Title: Kant's Transcendental Proof, Mark Sacks (University of Essex)

Date: 14 October
Title: The Non-Subject of the Political, Alberto Moreiras (Duke University)

Date: 21 October
Title: The Subversive Core of Foucault's Care of the Self, Benda Hofmeyr, University of Nijmegen

Date: 11 November
Title: The Dynamics of the Transcendental and the Physics of the All, Iain Hamilton Grant (University of the West of England)

Date: 25 November 
Title: Friedrich Schlegel, Romanticism, and the Re-Enchantment of Nature, Alison Stone (Lancaster University)

Date: 9 December
Title: Clinical Issues in Psychoanalysis, Darian Leader (author of Introducing Lacan and Stealing the Mona Lisa)

Semester 2, 2003–04

Date: 5 February
Title:  The Claim to Ignorance, Lilian Alweiss (Trinity College, Dublin)

Date: 19 February
Title: The Philosopher's Fear of Alterity: How 'the Other' Repels What is Other, Andy McGettigan (Middlesex University)

Date: 4 March 
Title: The Dreambird of Experience: Utopia, Possibility, Boredom, Peter Osborne (CRMEP)

Date: 18 March
Title: Maxims and Thick Ethical Concepts, A.W. Moore (University of Oxford)

Date: 1 April
Title: Language, Theory, Politics, John Collins (University of East Anglia)

Date: 29 April
Title: What is Aesthetic Education? Some Thoughts on Kant, Schiller and Paul de Man, Gary Peters (University of the West of England)

Date: 27 May
Title: Why Everyone Should Read Sartre's Critique of Dialectical Reason, Nina Power (Middlesex University)

Semester 1, 2003–04

Date: 2 October
Title: Being Bored: Heidegger on Patience and Melancholia, Espen Hammer (University of Essex)

Date: 16 October
Title: Philosophy's Faith Lost: Mulhall, Cavell and the Problem of Acknowledgment, Katerina Delligiorgi (Anglia Polytechnic University)

Date: 30 October
Title: Art and the Arts, Stewart Martin (Middlesex University)

Date: 20 November
Title: 'Ethics Overcoming Finitude': Levinas, Kant and the Davos Legacy, Ian Leask (Mater Dei Institute, Dublin)

Date: 27 November
Title: Guest Lecture: Deleuze After Matisse, Eric Alliez (CRMEP)

Date: 11 December
Title: Death in Heidegger and Freud, Havi Carel (University of York)

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