Video recording of discussion held over the online Zoom platform between Slavoj Žižek in Ljubljana, Slovenia and Dr. Robert Eikmeyer from the School of Design, Pforzheim University taken on 27th August 2020 about the meaning of Georg W. F. Hegel’s work in the 21st century. The conversation was part of the re-opening program of the new Museum Hegel-Haus in Stuttgart, Germany which you’re invited to visit. For more information see their official website at hegel-haus.de.
Slavoj Žižek is a Philosopher and Psychoanalytic social theorist. He is Senior Researcher at the Department of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana; Professor at the School of Law and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London; Distinguished Scholar at the Kyung Hee University, Seoul; and Visiting Professor at the German Department, New York University. His field of work comprises Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, dialectical-materialist metaphysical interpretations of German Idealism and Marxian critique of ideology. His more than sixty books in English have been widely translated. His latest publications include Pandemic! & Pandemic! 2, Hegel in a Wired Brain, Sex and the Failed Absolute, Like A Thief In Broad Daylight, Reading Marx, Incontinence of the Void, and The Day After the Revolution.