InC was founded in 2007 by Daniele Rugo and Roberto Cavallini. Subsequently, the group has expanded to include representatives from across Goldsmiths’ Academic Departments. Details of the research Board Group and associated members of academic staff are listed below.
Research Board Group
Aécio Amaral (a.amaral (@gold.ac.uk)) PhD candidate, Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths. Research interests: Contemporary critical theory, post-Heideggerian approaches to technoscience, new critique of political economy.
Jolan Bogdan (J.bogdan (@gold.ac.uk)) PhD Candidate and Visiting Tutor, Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths. Research interests: Technology, performative contradiction, modern Eastern European history.
Dr. Roberto Cavallini (r.cavallini (@gold.ac.uk)) Research interests: The work of Hannah Arendt and Jacques Derrida, Pier Paolo Pasolini, museum studies and contemporary art theory.
Jenny Doussan PhD Candidate, Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths. Research Interests: Aesthetics & metaphysics; the work of Giorgio Agamben, Plato, Walter Benjamin; material culture and its history.
Dr. Magdalena Wisniowska Research interests: Aesthetic criticism and contemporary abstract painting.
Scott Martinez PhD Candidate, Department of History, Goldsmiths. Research interests: skepticism, classical therapies, psychoanalysis.
Sam McAuliffe PhD Candidate, Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths. Research interests: Twentieth century French and German philosophy; modern European literature and art.
Dr. Daniele Rugo (d.rugo (@gold.ac.uk)) Research interests: Twentieth century French and German philosophy; Philosophy and Cinema.
Shela Sheikh PhD Candidate, Department of History
David Alexander Smith (d.a.smith (@gold.ac.uk) ) Department Administrator for Theatre and Performance, Goldsmiths. Research interests: Eighteenth and nineteenth century philosophies of art, post-Kantian philosophy, Heidegger and Adorno.
Dr. Elina Staikou
Goldsmiths Staff Associated with the Centre
Prof. Alexander Garcia Duttmann - Professor
Research interests: Moral and Political Philosophy; Aesthetics; French and German Philosophy.
Prof. Professor Howard Caygill - Professor
Research interests: History of philosophy, aesthetics and cultural history.
Dr Alberto Toscano - Lecturer
Research interests: Contemporary social theory and philosophy; Marx and Marxism; recent French thought, in particular the writings of Alain Badiou, Gilles Deleuze.