Jean Monnet Lecture Series

  

Art and the Limits of the Political

Organised and convened by Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield|, Reader in Theory and Philosophy of Art, University of Reading

24 May - 14 June 2010

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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.

Speakers:

Alexander Düttmann, Professor of Philosophy and Visual Culture, Goldsmiths, University of London   

Herman Rapaport, Reynolds Professor of English, Wake forest University    

Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield, Reader in Theory and Philosophy of Art, University of Reading 

 

Memory between Literature and History

Organised and Convened by Robert Eaglestone|,Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought, Department of English, Royal Holloway, University of London and Series Editor, Routledge Critical Thinkers  

5 May - 19 May 2011 

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Memory and literature are constitutive for an understanding of Europe, its past and present: without them, there can be no grasp of what 'Europe' means.In this series, an historian, a novelist and a literary critic will explore the ways in which memory, literature and history interact to shape contemporary Europe. 

Speakers:

Literature and History in European post-Cold War Memory
Dan Stone, Professor of Modern History, Royal Holloway, University of London  

Berlin, Seventh of November – History in Non-historical Fiction: A Discussion and Reading
Douglas Cowie, Novelist and Lecturer, English Department, Royal Holloway, University of London

Between: Literature and Memory, Past and Future
Robert Eaglestone, Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought, Department of English, Royal Holloway, University of London and Series Editor, Routledge Critical Thinkers  

Sovereignty and Identity

Organised and convened by Simon Glendinning|, Reader in European Philosophy, European Institute, LSE and Director of the Forum for European Philosophy  

6 - 12 June 2012

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Speakers:

Freud on Translation
Robert J. C. Young, Julius Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University  

Republicanism, Representation and Demoi-cracy in the EU
Richard Bellamy, Professor of Political Science and Director of the European Institute, University College London    

Philosophy and European Union
Simon Glendinning, Reader in European Philosophy, European Institute, LSE and Director of the Forum for European Philosophy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

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