After the cooperation on occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx in 2018, Goethe-Institut Libanon, together with Beirut Institute for Critical Analysis and Research (BICAR) and Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation will continue in 2019 their joint event series on critical thought.
Jason Barker (theorist and filmmaker, GB) will read from his new book Marx returns (2018)
, followed by a conversation between the author and Ray Brassier (Bicar, philosopher AUB, LB/UK/FR).
Established in 2015, the Beirut Institute for Critical Analysis and Research (BICAR) aims to promote critical thought and analysis with a special focus on studying manifestations of modernity in Lebanon and the Middle East. BICAR provides a platform for researchers, academics, artists, writers, students, and interested members of the public to engage with social, cultural, and political developments, and is committed to the relationships between intellectual inquiry, social reality, and social change.
More information coming soon!