Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic. He is a professor at the European Graduate School, International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Birkbeck College, University of London, and a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. His books include Living in the End Times, First as Tragedy, Then as Farce, In Defense of Lost Causes, four volumes of the Essential Žižek, and many more.
Žižek recieved his Ph.D. in Philosophy in Ljubljana studying Psychoanalysis. He has been called the ‘Elvis Presley’ of philosophy and an 'academic rock star'. His work calls for a return to the the Cartesian subject and the German Ideology, in particular the works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling. Slavoj Žižek's work draws on the works of Jacques Lacan, moving his theory towards modern political and philosophical issues, finding the potential for liberatory politics within his work. But in all his turns to these thinkers and strands of thought, he hopes to call forth new potentials in thinking and self-reflexivity. He also calls for a return to the spirit of the revolutionary potential of Lenin and Karl Marx.
He is a fluent speaker of Slovene, Serbo-Croatian, English, French, and German.
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Slavoj Žižek is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Philosophy, Science and Neuroscience. The estimated speaking fee range to book Slavoj Žižek for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Slavoj Žižek generally travels from Slovenia and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jimmy Wales, Calvin Trillin and An Phung. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Slavoj Žižek for an upcoming event.
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