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Geopolitics and Modernity in China and Europe

16 October 2013

London, United Kingdom | Goldsmiths, University of London


Within the series "China and the Political: Conversations with Wang Hui", Goldsmiths is promoting the lectures by Wang Hui and Bernard Stiegler.

Wang Hui is professor of intellectual history at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Sent for compulsory “re-education” for his role in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, Wang is a leading member of China’s “new left” movement and a past editor of Dushu, one of China’s most influential literary journals. His most recent book is "The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity."

Bernard Stiegler is the Director of the Department of Cultural Development at the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris, also a professor at the University of Technology of Compiègne where he teaches philosophy. Before taking up the post at the Pompidou Center, he was program director at the International College of Philosophy, Deputy Director General of the Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, then Director General at the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM). Professor Stiegler has published numerous books and articles on philosophy, technology, digitization, capitalism, consumer culture, etc. Among his writings, his three volumes of "La technique et le temps" (English Translation: "Technics and Time"), two volumes of "De la misère symbolique," three volumes of "Mécréance et Discrédit" and two volumes "Constituer l'Europe" are particularly well known


The lecture will take place on October 16th 2013, 17:00 - 19:00, at Golsmiths, Centre For Cultural Studies, 137A, Richard Hoggart Building.

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