Deleuze conferences continue in Istanbul
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The series will continue tonight with Ali Akay, who will discuss Derrida.A colloquium series on Gilles Deleuze by Ali Akay is continuing in Istanbul, with a focus on contemporary thinkers from the French philosopher’s period.
Speakers at the event, including Davil Lapoujade, Pierre Montebello, Raymond Bellour, Pierre Zaoui, Ahmet Soysal and Akay, will discuss contemporary prominent artists, thinkers, anthropologists, philosophers and psychoanalysts, including composer Pierre Boulez, poet, writer and painter Henri Micheaux, philosophers Martin Heidegger and Jacques Derrida, anthropologist Carlos Castaneda and psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, from the standpoint of their contribution to, and influence on, as well as simultaneity with, Deleuze.
The academics will also be discussing Delueze’s influence and effects in contemporary culture and philosophy.
Akay will discuss Derrida tonight, followed tomorrow with a talk from Soysal on Heidegger. The conferences will focus on Deleuze’s studies of individual philosophers and artists. The conferences take place at Akbank Sanat and the seating is limited. The conferences feature simultaneous interpreting.