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Research Group In Continental Philosophy

InC aims to foster an interdisciplinary interest and approach to Continental Philosophy, enhancing the study of the subject through engagement with a diverse range of research directions and initiatives, to allow the creation of a lasting platform of discussion in London and internationally. InC acts as a point of reference between different practitioners and research frameworks in order to establish a common and cooperative space of dialogue devoted to Continental Philosophy. 

The group is formed of a diverse membership from across Goldsmiths’ Academic Departments, with events orgaised by representatives from Art, Cultural Studies, History, and Visual Cultures Departments.  In the last three years the group has become the primary meeting point for philosophical discussion at Goldsmiths, holding more than 100 seminars, lectures, screenings and conversations.

Guest speakers have included Jean-Luc Nancy, Alain Badiou, Catherine Malabou, Ernesto Laclau, Bernard Stiegler, Gilbert Adair and Tom McCarthy. In the past year InC has established external working partnerships with the Institute of Contemporary Arts and Verso Books.


Upcoming Events

12/11/2013:  RHB143 17.00-19.00 'Derrida and the eco-polemicists' Sean Gaston

19/11/2013: RHB143 17.00-19.00 'The guy with an edge: Cavell, Nancy and self-reliance' Daniele Rugo

3/12/2013: RHB143 17.00-19.00 'Story of a Death Foretold' Oscar Guardiola-Rivera

14/01/14: RHB143 17.00-19.00 'The Half Life of Yassir Arafat: Polonium 210 and the first nuclear war in the Middle East' Eyal Weizman

21/01/14: RHB143 17.00-19.00 'Is Truth Valuable?' Naomi Goulder

28/01/14: RHB143 17.00-19.00 'Kant on space, territory and justice' Chris Bertram

4/2/2014: RHB143 17.00-19.00 'Walter Benjamin and the Problem of Perpetual Peace' Blair Ogden

Recent Events

12/03/13RHB251 16.00-18.00 'Chance and the Idea of Freedom in Deleuze' Dr. Brian Smith

25/04/13: RHB356 16.00-18.00 'From Precarity to Abandonment' Philip Armstrong


All events are free and open to all.

Content last modified: 30 Mar 2015