Affiliates, Board and Graduates


A room covered with graffiti, paintings of faces, and other writing in German.

External Affiliates

Cinzia Arruzza (New School for Social Research)

Andrew Benjamin (Monash)

Ray Brassier (American University in Beirut)

Rebecca Comay (Toronto)

Filippo Del Lucchese (Brunel/Collège International de Philosophie) 

Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky (Bochum/ICI Berlin)

Penelope Deutscher (Northwestern)

Ricardo Espinoza Lolas (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso)

Oliver Feltham (American University of Paris)

Peter Fenves (Northwestern)

Werner Hamacher (Frankfurt)

Benjamin Noys (Chichester)

Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul)

Massimiliano Tomba (Università di Padova)

Samuel Weber (Northwestern)

Advisory Board

Josh Cohen (English & Comparative Literature)

Sanjay Seth (Politics/Centre for Postcolonial Studies)

Eyal Weizman (Visual Cultures/Centre for Research Architecture)

Graduate Affiliates

Svenja Bromberg (Sociology) - Thesis title: Conceptualising Emancipation between the Young Marx and Post-Althusserian Thought

Ksenija Krapivina (Visual Cultures) - Thesis title: TBC

Felipe Lagos (Sociology) - Thesis title: Modernity, Capital and Historicity: Tracing Latin American Marxism

Yari Lanci (Politics) - Thesis title: TBC

Christopher Law (ECL) - Thesis title: The Life in Language: The Concept of Uncriticizability from Goethe to Benjamin (Funded by CHASE AHRC studentship)

Florence Platford (ECL) - Thesis title: Political Occultology: Walter Benjamin's 'Surrealism' and the Figure of the Secret Society

Juan Ordoñez (ECL) - Thesis title: TBC

Sebastian Truskolaski (Visual Cultures) - Thesis title: Bilderverbot: Theodor Adorno's Inverse Theology'

Tom Vandeputte (CCS) - Thesis title: Critique of Journalistic Reason: Language and History in Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Benjamin

Visiting Researchers


Katja Cicigoj, PhD fellow, Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, Giessen / CRMEP, Kingston

Isabell Dahms, PhD student, CRMEP Kingston University

Miranda Davidson, PhD student, Politics, Queen Mary University of London

Laura Lee Schmidt, PhD candidate, History of Science, Harvard University

Chryssa Srdolia, Postdoctoral researcher, Goldsmiths