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A Symposium on Resistance, and Launch of Howard Caygill’s latest book “On Resistance: A Philosophy of Defiance” from 5PM, November 8th at Central Saint Martins

Posted: Friday 25 Oct 2013
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The London Graduate School and CRMEP in association with Art & Philosophy @ Central Saint Martins present a Symposium on Resistance with Jacqueline Rose, Peter Hallward, Costas Douzinas, Michael Dillon and Howard Caygill.

The Symposium will be held at 5PM on Friday, 8th November in Lecture Theatre E002 in the Granary Building, Central Saint Martins.

The symposium will debate the possibilities and limits of a politics of resistance, its ambivalent relationship to the project of revolutionary emancipation, its proximity to violence and its strategic and tactical potentials.

Following the symposium, Howard Caygill’s latest book will be launched.

Join us to celebrate the publication of Professor Caygill’s “On Resistance: A Philosophy of Defiance”  in the Platform Theatre Bar, where books will also be available to purchase at a 35% discount.

RSVP is required for the book launch only (although both the symposium and the launch are free to attend). If you wish to attend the book launch, please RSVP via email to: .

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The Book:

A preview section titled ‘Digital Resistance’ – a short history of the internet from the perspective of resistance is available to read here.

If you would like to pre-order a copy, you may do so at the discounted price via the Bloomsbury website using the discount code: GLR 9FQ

About the Speakers: 

Jacqueline Rose is Professor of English, Queen Mary College, University of London and author of The Last Resistance

Peter Hallward  is Professor of Philosophy at CRMEP Kingston University and author of Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide and the Politics of Containment 

Costas Douzinas is Professor of Law at Birkbeck College, University of London and author of Philosophy and Resistance in the Crisis: Greece and the Future of Europe

Michael Dillon is Emeritus Professor of Politics at Lancaster University and author (with J. Reid) of The Liberal Way of War: Killing to Make Life Live

Howard Caygill is Professor of Philosophy at CRMEP Kingston University and author of On Resistance: A Philosophy of Defiance


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