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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
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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Tagged blacking, Carl Schmitt, catholicism, democracy, Edward Gordon Craig, Francois Mitterand, Jacques Derrida, Jesuits, King John, King Lear, KiSSiT, Macbeth, Measure for Measure, Richard Wilson, self-identity, Sovereignty, State of Exception, Tempest, terror, The Merchant of Venice
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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Tagged Carl Schmitt, Ernst Kantorowicz, Giorgio Agamben, Jacques Derrida, Julia Reinhard Lupton, King John, Measure for Measure, Paul Hamilton, Richard Wilson, Shakespeare, State of Exception, The Merchant of Venice, The Rose Theatre