Professor Slavoj Žižek

  • Event Start: 9th November 2018, 8:00pm
  • Event Type:

Philosopher

A Hegelian philosopher and leading figure on the academic left, Žižek is the International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and the author of numerous books.  His critical analysis of popular culture has gained him international recognition, and he has been called the ‘Elvis of cultural theory’.  His most recent book, Like a Thief in Broad Daylight, discusses the dangers and possibilities thrown up by recent advances in technology, and the electrifying implications for us all