Organiser: European Graduate School in collaboration with the Valletta 2018 Foundation

Venue: National Library of Malta
Times: 20:30 – 22:00

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Delve into the world of concepts and ideas through reflections, experiences and research led by some of the most respected thinkers of our time. The European Graduate School is organising a programme of public lectures at the Bibljoteka Nazzjonali (National Library) under the Valletta 2018 Capital of Culture Programme.

The ‘Order of Knowledge’ is offered by the School’s Division of Philosophy, Art, and Critical Thought and it promises to bring the latest reflections by leading philosophers, critical theorists, artists, and practitioners working in the fields of philosophy, higher education, the arts, the media, or other cultural sectors to the interested public.

October Evening Lecture Schedule

Sunday, October 7th, 2018 — Fred Moten (by video conference)
Monday, October 8th, 2018 — Manthia Diawara: Edouard Glissant: The World Seen from the Eye of the Archipelago
Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 — Caveh Zahedi: Honesty as a Subversive Act
Thursday, October 11th, 2018 — Claire Denis and Jean-Luc Nancy: Filmic thought
Friday, October 12th, 2018 — Judith Butler: Gender in Translation: Beyond Monolingualism
Monday, October 15th, 2018 — Lev Manovich: Artificial Intelligence and Future of Culture
Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 — Chaker Khazaal: Arts and Refugees
Friday, October 19th, 2018 — Achille Mbembe: The Idea of a World Without Borders
Saturday, October 20th, 2018 — Sarah Nuttall: Early Century Oceanic Narratives: Cyclone, Sea, Island
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 — Robert Brewer Young: Euclid in Valletta
Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 — Elie During: Philosophy in zero-G
Saturday, October 27th, 2018 — Thomas Keenan: How to Make a Refugee
Sunday, October 28th, 2018 — Avital Ronell: Abandonment

Registration closes on the last working day before the date of a given public lecture.

To register your attendance, kindly fill out the following form

All data collected through the form will be processed in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (EU) and the Data Protection Act (440). Data collected will be used for the following:

– To inform participants of any change in dates, time or venue for the registered lecture;
– For administrative purposes, to ensure that a place is reserved for the registered participant;
– To understand the profile of audiences interested in attending these events;
– Footage will be used for archiving and research purposes. The footage will be stored by the European Graduate School (EGS), the National Library and displayed on YouTube.

Data collected through this form will be deleted by Tuesday 31st March 2019. Data in the form of footage will be stored indefinitely. Participants will be asked to sign a Consent form during the lectures for data retention purposes.

Should you have any queries, kindly email [email protected] and we will get back to you as soon as possible.