Monday, 27 January 2014

"Walter Benjamin: All Shades of Gnosis": A workshop with Professor Agata Bielik-Robson (Nottingham University)


Quilting Points / Northern Theory School are pleased to invite you to:



"Walter Benjamin: All Shades of Gnosis": A workshop with Professor Agata Bielik-Robson (Nottingham University) on themes of political theology, divine violence and tragedy in the thought of Benjamin.



Friday 28th February, 3.00-5.30

The University of Leeds:

(Leeds Humanities Research Institute, 29-31 Clarendon Place)



Schedule:

2.30pm - Tea / Coffee

3.00pm Talk and discussion with Professor Bielik-Robson

5.00pm Wine / refreshments



We shall also have dinner somewhere in the city centre at 6.30pm: please let us know if
you intend to come to this.



Professor Bielik-Robson has published widely in all areas of Jewish philosophy with
special emphasis paid on modern Jewish thought, from Spinoza to Derrida. She also
researches contemporary philosophy and psychoanalysis, particularly when in a dialogue
(or polemic) with theology.

This workshop will be of benefit to Benjamin scholars (or those curious about his work)
across a spectrum of disciplines: critical theory, philosophy, theology, art history,
literature and beyond!



Open to all. This event is free, but please contact s.skrimshire@leeds.ac.uk to
reserve a place.



This is an event of Quilting Points reading group at the University of Leeds, and the
Northern Theory School.

It is generously supported by the Leeds Humanities Research Institute.



Stefan Skrimshire

Kasia Mika

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