Alenka Zupančič Žerdin, PhD

Date of Birth: 1 April 1966
Education: Doctorate
Research Title: Research Advisor
University Title: Professor



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Teaching Engagements:

  • Professor, Postgraduate School ZRC SAZU, Slovenia
  • Professor, The European Graduate School, Saas Fee, Switzerland

Invited lectures (selection):

  • “Return to the Inanimate: Freud and the death drive”, Brown University, USA, 19 April 2016
  • “To Infinity and Beyond”, Forum for European Philosophy, London School for Economics and Political Science, London, UK, 7 March 2017
  • “Love thy neighbour as you love thyself?”, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, 6 November 2018
  • “After the End of Art: Hegel with Francis Bacon”, Yale University, USA, 27 March 2019
  • “Stand Up for Comedy”, Freud Museum, London, UK, 12 May 2019
  • “Antigone”, RITCS School of Arts, Brussels, Belgium, 27 Janurary 2020

Publications (A Selection):

  • Konec [The End], Društvo za teoretsko psihoanalizo, Ljubljana, 2019
  • What is Sex?, The MIT Press, Cambridge MA & London, 2017
  • “The apocalypse is (still) disappointing”, S: journal of the circle for Lacanian ideology critique, Vol. 11, 2018
  • “The end of ideology, the ideology of the end”, The South Atlantic quarterly, Vol. 119, No 4, 2020
  • “Kratka razprava o teorijah zarote [A short essay on conspiracy theories]”, Filozofski vestnik, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2020.
Structure and Genealogy of Perversion in Contemporary Philosophy, Politics, and Art ( temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. september 2020 - 31. august 2023)
The problem of objectivity and fiction in contemporary philosophy ( 01. july 2018 - 30. june 2021)
Europe as a Philosophical Idea and Political Subject ( temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. may 2017 - 30. april 2020)
Reconfigurations of Ontology ( temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. july 2014 - 30. june 2017)
The Philosophy of Crisis: Economy - Politics - Ecology ( temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. august 2013 - 31. july 2016)
New Definition of Public. The Concept of Public Between Enlightenment, German Idealism and Modernity ( temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. july 2011 - 30. june 2014)
Aisthesis in philosophy, psychoanalysis and politics ( aplikativni • 01. july 2011 - 30. june 2014)
Conditions and Problems of Contemporary Philosophy IV ( research programme • 01. january 2020 - 31. december 2025)
Conditions and Problems of Contemporary Philosophy III ( research programme • 01. january 2015 - 31. december 2019)
Conditions and Problems of Contemporary Philosophy II ( research programme • 01. january 2009 - 31. december 2014)
Keywords
Psychoanalysis
German classical philosophy