Date of Birth: 6 January 1990
Education: Philosophy teacher and university bachelor of sociology of culture
Research Title: Young Research Fellow
University Title: Assistant

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Research interests

Lea Kuhar is a young research fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts (ZRC SAZU). She is also a PhD student of philosophy at the Postgraduate School ZRC SAZU where she is finishing her dissertation under the mentorship of dr. Rado Riha on the topic of Marxian critique of political economy, political philosophy and epistemology.

 

Fellowships

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Universität der Künste Berlin, January – April 2019.

Selected publications

Articles

KUHAR, Lea (2019). “Towards an Object-Oriented Critique of Political Economy”. Filozofski Vestnik, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 73 – 90. Available at: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/filozofski-vestnik/article/view/8120.

KUHAR, Lea (2019). “Materialism of Suffering and Left-Wing Melancholia”. Filozofski Vestnik, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 183 – 198. Available at: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/filozofski-vestnik/article/view/8101.

KUHAR, Lea (2019). Branje Althusserja. In: KUHAR, Lea (ed.), et al. Platforma 1 zbornik študentk in študentov Podiplomske šole ZRC SAZU. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, pp. 36-64.

KUHAR, Lea (2019). What Is wrong with the young Karl Marx?. Science & society, October 2019, vol. 83, no. 4, pp. 561-567.

KUHAR, Lea (2018). The riddle of the revolution: between truth and totality. Historical materialism, 13th April 2018. Available at: http://www.historicalmaterialism.org/blog/riddle-revolution-between-truth-and-totality.

KUHAR, Lea (2017). Fatalizem dela. Borec: revija za zgodovino, literaturo in antropologijo, 2017, vol. 69, no. 748/750, pp. 72-87, 194.

KUHAR, Lea (2017) "Celota je neresnično": uganka revolucije. In: KOZINC, Nina (ur.), et al. Mislimo revolucije: ob 100-letnici oktobrske revolucije, (Časopis za kritiko znanosti, domišljijo in novo antropologijo, letn. 45, št. 269). Ljubljana: Inštitut Časopis za kritiko znanosti, vol. 45, no. 269, pp. 105-115.

 

Lectures

KUHAR, Lea. Materialism of suffering. Paper presented at the international conference “16th Annual Historical Materialism Conference ‘Claps of Thunder: Disaster Communism, Extinction Capitalism and How to Survive Tomorrow’", SOAS, School of Oriental and African Studies, London (GBR), 10. November 2019.

KUHAR, Lea. Reading Althusser. Paper presented at the international conference "Rethinking Crisis, Resistance and Strategy. Historical Materialism", Panteion University, Athens (Greece), 5 May 2019.

KUHAR, Lea. After the end: the materialism of suffering and the left-wing melancholia. Paper presented at the international conference "The end(s) of political theology", ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana (Slovenia), 6 June 2018.

KUHAR, Lea. The Left-wing melancholia. Paper presented at the international conference "The 12th Biennial Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference", Šanghaj (China), 15 August 2018.

KUHAR, Lea. The object-oriented critique of political economy. Paper presented at the international conference “15th Annual Historical Materialism Conference ‘Taking on the right’”, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (Great Britain), 8 November 2018.

KUHAR, Lea. The pathologies of the left. Paper presented at the international conference "Marx200: politics - theory - socialism", Berlin (Germany), 4 May 2018.

KUHAR, Lea. The riddle of the revolution: between truth and totality. Paper presented at the international conference “14th annual historical materialism conference ‘Revolutions against capital, capital against revolutions?’”, SOAS University of London, London (Great Britain), 12 November 2017.

KUHAR, Lea. Abolishing freedom: the fatalism of labour. Paper presented at the international conference "Philosophy and society", Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Rijeka (Croatia), 25 November 2016.

KUHAR, Lea. Universality as necessary and impossible: the revolutionary principle of antagonistic struggles. Paper presented at the international conference "(Conflicting) political ontologies and implications for transformative action", CPERN midterm conference, org. by Institute for Labour Studies, Slovenian Sociological Association, Department of Sociology at Faculty of Arts (UL), Ljubljana (Slovenia), 28 May 2016.

Keywords

critique of political economy • contemporary philosophy • political philosophy • Epistemology