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The Haunting of Neo-liberalism

28 February | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Part of the LSE Festival 2019 & in conjunction with the European Institute, LSE

 

All welcome | Free to attend | Ticketed

FULLY BOOKED – RETURNS QUEUE IN OPERATION
Further details available on LSE Festival 2019: New World Disorders – Ticket Information

 

Marx famously wrote in the nineteenth century of the spectre of communism haunting Europe, and the end of the Cold War might be considered to mark its exorcism. But has communism really been laid to rest? Despite the fall of the Berlin Wall, Derrida certainly thought not. He argued that in the ‘new world disorder’, ideologies like neo-liberalism were enmeshed with communism, haunted by the spectre of communisms yet to come. Is Derrida’s analysis still applicable to the post-9/11 world? And have new spectres appeared in our midst?

 

Speakers
Robert Eaglestone
Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought, Royal Holloway, University of London
Simon Glendinning
Professor of European Philosophy, LSE
Maja Zehfuss
Professor of International Politics, University of Manchester

Chair
Danielle Sands
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy
Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Culture, Royal Holloway, University of London

 

Quick accessibility map here. Full access information for Clement House is available here. Hong Theatre has step-free access, wheelchair space, and hearing loop system. Image of theatre here.

 

Details

Date:
28 February
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom + Google Map