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Eventful & Busiest Month of May for Slavoj Žižek

May, 2017 was one of the busiest and eventful month for Slavoj Žižek. He delivered the NSK Inaugural Public Lecture on "The Courage of Hopelessness" on Thursday, 11 May 2017 at AULA MAGNA, Tolentini Iuav University of Venice. There is no official release of video of the lecture. The following was released by someone on Facebook:





On May15 Žižek delivered his lecture at Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities as part of the Masterclass. The session was on the topic: "Ideology as Augmented Reality". And Žižek's title of the lecture was on "You have to be stupid to see that" - Ideology in Daily Life. The lectures was recorded by the Backdoor Broadcasting Company. Here is the lecture presented on YouTube:






His second lecture was on "Reality as Constricted Ideology" on May 17, 2017 at Birkbeck Institute:





On March 16, 2017 Slavoj Žižek participated in a conversation on “How to Reasonably Believe in God.” organized jointly by Creative Time and The New York Public Library with visual artist Janine Antoni and Sister Helen Prejean. The event was hosted at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, a nearly 130-year-old house of prayer and the largest Anglican cathedral in the world . Here is video of the discussion:




On May 18, 2017 Žižek & Will Self engaged in conversation on "Dangerous Ideas"  in London organized by How To Academy:






On May 21, 2007 Žižek delivered a lecture on "The Courage Of Hopelessness". It was organized by Arbeiterkammer. Here is the new video of his lecture:





On May 24, 2017 Slavoj Žižek talks on "Populism as a way to disavow social antagonism"  at University of Ghent, Belgium organized by the Students and freethinkers collective as part of the TSG 's Antagonistic Festival. After the lecture Gertrudis Van de Vijver, professor of philosophy at the University of Ghent talks with with Žižek.