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19:00 - 21:00 26 November 2013

Slavoj Žižek and Srecko Horvat: What Does Europe Want?

Location

Lecture Theatre 1 | Cruciform Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free for UCL staff and students (£5 for the general public)
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Slavoj Žižek, Speaker, is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic. His books include The Sublime Object of Ideology (Verso, 1989), Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan through Popular Culture (MIT Press, 1991), The Metastases of Enjoyment: Six. Essays on Woman and Causality (Verso, 1994), The Fragile Absolute, or Why the Christian Legacy is Worth Fighting For (Verso, 2000), The Puppet and the Dwarf: The Perverse Core of Christianity (MIT Press, 2002) On Practice and Contradiction (Revolution!) with Mao Zedong (Verso, 2007), Philosophy in the Present with Alain Badiou (Polity Press, 2010), The Year of Dreaming Dangerously (Verso, 2012), Less Than Nothing (Verso, 2013).
Srećko Horvat, Speaker, is a philosopher from Croatia. He is the author of After the End of History. From the Arab Spring to the Occupy Movement (Laika Verlag, Germany, 2013), a regular contributor to The Guardian and was one of the leaders of the Subversive Festival.
Dr Bojan Aleksov (SSEES), Chair

The event is now sold out but can be followed on the UCL live-stream

This public debate follows the recent publication of their jointly authored book:

“Instead of a peace-project, the European Union is increasingly turning into a warzone: whether it be the expulsion of immigrants or riots in Paris and London, or European interventions to bring “more democracy” to Libya or Syria. But instead of leaving Europe to the enemies, Žižek and Horvat reflect on the fight for a different Idea of Europe.” (Istros Books, 2013)


Contact

Uta Staiger
u.staiger@ucl.ac.uk


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