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Writings and recordings from the KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the State of Exception conference held on December 19, 2015.

KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the State of Exception gallery

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Below is a gallery of images from the second KiSSiT one-day conference Shakespeare and the State of Exception. Moreover, you can read/listen to Paul Hamilton’s introduction to the conference, watch some of Filippos Tsitsopoulos’ video installation, and watch Richard Wilson’s … Continue reading

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Closing Remarks to KiSSiT State of Exception

Watch Richard Wilson’s closing remarks to the KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the State of Exception conference, held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on December 19, 2015. In summing up the day, Richard discusses the space of the conference, sovereignty and democracy, … Continue reading

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Introduction to Shakespeare and the State of Exception

    The topic of our conference is the “state of exception”. The concept was originated by Carl Schmitt in his book Political Theology (1922) and recently revisited in the important philosophical work by Giorgio Agamben entitled, State of Exception … Continue reading

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