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The Haunting of Neo-liberalism

Hosted by LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Speakers

Professor Robert Eaglestone

Professor Robert Eaglestone

Professor Simon Glendinning

Professor Simon Glendinning

Professor Maja Zehfuss

Professor Maja Zehfuss

Chair

Dr Danielle Sands

Dr Danielle Sands

Marx famously wrote of the spectre of communism haunting Europe in the nineteenth century, and the end of the Cold War might be considered to mark its exorcism. But has communism really been laid to rest?

Despite the fall of the Berlin Wall, Derrida certainly thought not. He argued that in the ‘new world disorder’, ideologies like neo-liberalism were enmeshed with communism, haunted by the spectre of communisms yet to come. Is Derrida’s analysis still applicable to the post-9/11 world? And have new spectres appeared in our midst?

Robert Eaglestone (@BobEaglestone) is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Simon Glendinning(@lonanglo) is Professor of European Philosophy, London School of Economics.

Maja Zehfuss is Professor of International Politics, University of Manchester

Danielle Sands (@DanielleCSands) is a Fellow at the Forum for Philosophy & Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Culture, Royal Holloway, University of London.

This event is co-organised by the European Institute and the Forum for Philiosophy. The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a centre for research and graduate teaching on the processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the Institute was ranked first for research in its sector. 

The Forum for Philosophy (@ForumPhilosophy) is an educational charity that organises a full and varied programme of philosophy and interdisciplinary events in the UK. 

Twitter hashtags for this event: #LSEFestival #New WorldDisorders

This event is part of the LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders running from Monday 25 February to Saturday 2 March 2019, with a series of events exploring how social science can tackle global problems.

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