93 mins watch time
Posted November 2023
The ‘most dangerous philosopher in the West’ returns to How To Academy to diagnose our current geopolitical nightmare and offer an urgent and radical call to action.
Slavoj Žižek is a Hegelian philosopher, Lacanian psychoanalyst and political activist. He is International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and Eminent Scholar at Kyung-Hee University, Seoul. His previous books include Living in the End Times, First as Tragedy, Then as Farce, Trouble in Paradise and, most recently, Like a Thief in Broad Daylight.
Matt d’Ancona is Editor-at-Large for The New European and co-host, with Matt Kelly, of its weekly podcast, ‘The Two Matts’. He is also a Contributing Editor at Prospect and a columnist at the London Evening Standard. His most recent book was Identity, Ignorance and Innovation (Hodder).