Gregynog Hall

Gregynog Hall

18 January 2016

Two New Guest Professors / Seminar Details Posted

We are delighted to announce further details of Gregynog V, as the deadline for early bird bookings at the reduced rate approaches:

  • We have two new Guest Professors joining us this year: Andrew Davison from Vassar College, who works on the hermeneutics of borders, secularism and modernity, and Michael Dillon, whose wide-ranging work on continental philosophy in relation to war, security and politics is well known. 
  • Our other Guest Professors include Jenny Edkins, Tom Lundborg, Himadeep Muppidi, Sam Okoth Opondo, Erzsebet Strausz, Rob Walker, Annick Wibben and Andreja Zevnik: see their brief biographical details.
  • Draft details of the Guest Professor seminars are now posted on the site; topics covered include postcolonial politics and writing, the neoliberal subject, Deleuze and politics, amateur diplomacy, Derrida and Gadamer, images and aesthetics, psychoanalysis and resistance, researching war, and the art of representation.
  • A draft timetable is also posted, showing the schedule for the week, including one-to-one research surgeries with Guest Professors, roundtables, presentations from participants, social events, and (optional!) yoga sessions.

The deadline for the early bird rate is 31 January 2016, so book now to secure your place at this reduced rate! Places are limited to 30 participants to ensure a relaxed, productive and friendly atmosphere. We welcome graduate researchers and early career faculty from all parts of the world, whether you have been before or are new to the Ideas Lab.

Online bookings can be made directly from, and more information about how to book is there too. If you have any queries contact our Graduate Administrator, Yvonne Rinkart, on

We look forward to welcoming you to Gregynog in the Summer!!

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