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Summer Term Events 2010

Annual Lecture Series: Art and the Limits of the Political

A series of three lectures examining the proposition that contemporary art can go beyond transforming our understanding of the political and build new forms of political and social relations

Monday 24 May 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Alexander Duttmann (Professor of Philosphy and Visual Culture, Goldsmiths)
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Monday 7 June 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Herman Rapaport (Reynolds Professor of English, Wake Forest University)
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Monday 14 June 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield (Reader in Theory and Philosophy of Art, University of Reading
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Book launch: Spinoza Today

Thursday 10 June 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Michael Mack (Durham University; author of Spinoza and the Spectres of Modernity)
Susan James (Professor of Philosophy, Birkbeck College, University of London)
Caroline Williams (Lecturer, Department of Politics, Queen Mary University, London)
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Thinking in Public: Paths to Extremism

Tuesday 22 June 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Sara Savage (Psychology and Religion Research Group, Cambridge University)
Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist (Sociologist and Deputy Director of Inform, LSE)
icolas Royle (Professor of English, University of Sussex)
Simon Glendinning Chair (LSE)
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Lent Term Events 2010

 

Modernity and the Meaning of Life

Monday 18 January 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Simon Glendinning (LSE)
Edward Skidelsky (University of Exeter)
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Dance, Text, and Translation: Creating a Dialogue

Friday 12 February 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 12:30 - 2:00pm

Jasmin Vardimon (Artistic Director of the Jasmin Vardimon Dance Company)
Professor Helen Thomas (London College of Fashion)
Luc Bovens, Chair
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LSE Literary Festival


Literature and the Academic: Literature as a resource for other disciplines

Friday 12 February 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Richard Bronk (European Institute)
Margot Finn (University of Warwick)
Neil Vickers (Kings College London)
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Counter-Composition: Conversations on Ethics

Wednesday 17 February 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Alex Voorhoeve (LSE)
Steve Pyke (Portrait photographer) 
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Forum for European Philosophy Public Lecture


Peter Hacker in conversation with Severin Schroeder

Wednesday 24 February 2010, NAB 1.15, New Academic Building, 12:30 - 2:00pm

PMS Hacker (University of Oxford)
Severin Schroeder (University of Reading)
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The Neoliberal Subject: on Foucault's 'The Birth of Biopolitics' (1979)

Wednesday 3 March 2010, NAB 1.07, New Academic Building, 7:00 - 8:30pm

Miguel de Beistegui (University of Warwick)
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The Neoliberal Subject: on Foucault's 'The Birth of Biopolitics' (1979)

Wednesday 10 March 2010, NAB 1.07, New Academic Building, 7:00 - 8:30pm

Miguel de Beistegui (University of Warwick)
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The Habermas-Rawls Dispute Reconsidered

Thursday 11 March 2010, Room T206, Lakatos Building, Department of Philosophy, 12:30 - 2:00pm

Catherine Audard (Chair, Forum for European Philosophy)
Gordon Finlayson (University of Sussex)
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Michaelmas Term Events 2009


The Strange Friendship of Pauli and Jung: When Physics Met Psychology

Wednesday 7 October 2009, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Arthur I. Miller (University College London)
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Fiction and Reality: Writing Novels in a World Weirder than Anything You Could Make Up

Thursday 5 November 2009, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6:30pm

Lionel Shriver (Novelist and Journalist)
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Forum for European Philosophy Provocations

 

The Philosophy of History

Wednesday 11 November 2009, J116, Cowdray House, 6:00pm

Lea Ypi (Nuffield College, Oxford University)
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Forum for European Philosophy Re-Visions: Rethinking Marxism

 

The Philosophy of Art

Wednesday 18 November 2009, NAB 1.07, New Academic Building, 6:00pm

Lea Ypi (Nuffield College, Oxford University)
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Forum for European Philosophy Re-Visions: Rethinking Marxism

 

Managing Risk and Behaviour in Financial Markets

Wednesday 25 November 2009, Old Theatre, Old Building, 6:30pm

Julia Black  (LSE)
Charles Goodhart  (LSE)
Michael Power (LSE)
Paul Woolley (FMG, LSE)
Willem Buiter, Chair(European Institute, LSE)
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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

Thursday 26 November 2009, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6:30pm

Alain de Botton (Philosopher and Entrepreneur)
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Kant's Two Cosmopolitanisms and Freedom of Speech

Wednesday 2 December 2009, Room TBC, 12:30pm

Peter Niesen (Technische Universitä Darmstadt)
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