Kent Summer School in Critical Theory (KSSCT) 29 June – 10 July 2015


The Kent Summer School in Critical Theory (KSSCT) is a rare opportunity for doctoral students and early career researchers to work intensively with a leading critical scholar in their field. Applicants are welcomed from all critical disciplinary perspectives.

The school will be held in Paris this summer, 29 June to 10 July 2015.

The school will take the form of two parallel intensive 2-week seminars. One, “Inventing Law”, will be led by Professor Peter Goodrich (Cardozo, USA) and the other, “From Democracy to Fascism”, by Professor Davide Tarizzo (Salerno, Italy). We are excited to be able to offer junior scholars the chance to work with these renown critical thinkers. For more information on each seminar, please see the website,

In addition to the intensive seminars, there will be several lectures by the seminar teachers, as well as special guests Professors Geoffrey Bennington, Davina Cooper, and Roberto Esposito. We are pleased to announce that full lecture information can now be found on the website.

A limited amount of subsidised accommodation very close to the Paris venue will be available to the earliest successful applicants.

Applications close on 28 February 2015. Applications are easy: for information on how to apply, accommodation details and available scholarships, please visit the website,

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