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Slavoj Žižek (si)

Saturday, 04 Mar 2023

Slavoj Žižek - Only A Catastrophe Can Save Us

18:00 - 19:30 Orpheum

Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher, cultural theorist and public intellectual.He is international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities at the University of London, visiting professor at New York University and a senior researcher at the University of Ljubljana's Department of Philosophy.He primarily works on continental philosophy (particularly Hegelianism, psychoanalysis and Marxism) and political theory, as well as film criticism and theology.

He is considered one of the most important thinkers and public intellectuals of our time. With his academic works on political theory, cultural studies, and psychoanalysis, his widely read publications in journals, and his popular scientific lecture style - and sometimes idiosyncratic appearances - he has not only built up a considerable following and international influence, but also stirred up numerous controversies.

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