Conference: The Subject of Addiction (8-9th September)

Dear All, I am delighted to be able to alert you to The Centre for Critical Theory’s upcoming conference entitled The Subject of Addiction: Culture and Clinic which is taking place in Highfields House on the 8th and 9th of September. This interdisciplinary event brings together critical and cultural theorists with clinical practitioners in order to interrogate …

Documentary Film Screening: Chile’s Student Uprising

Film Screening with Director Q&A. June 3rd, 17:00-19:00, LG140 Hallward Library.

Is The Unconscious Historical? (Part 2)

This interview is published in two parts. In Part 1 discussion focused on the origins of psychoanalysis, its historical debt to hysteria and the fall of the ‘Master’. In this second part, the discussion moved onto the symptoms of neoliberalism and the challenges faced by the clinician and the activist. SG: If hysteria is a symptom of …

Friction!

Friction: An interdisciplinary conference on technology & resistance University of Nottingham Thursday 8th May & Friday 9th May, 2014     Friction: noun [mass noun] The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another: the action of one surface or object rubbing against another conflict or animosity caused by a clash of …

In Formation: Reading Group on the Kilburn Manifesto

Hi All, I’m forwarding a message from Professor Stephen Legg over in Geography who, with others, is organising a reading group in response to the ‘Kilburn Manifesto‘ you may have seen mentioned in the Guardian. It’s a timely and much-needed attempt to think through and take seriously alternatives to the neoliberal consensus that is allowing …