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Simon and Brad Evans join The Newsmakers to discuss The Quarantine Files: Thinkers in Self-Isolation and Covid-19

Simon and Fiona Shaw walk through the world of emotions

Simon and Jordi Puntí discuss football  

Simon responds to Masha Gessen's William Philips Lecture "Isolation, Loneliness, and Solitude 2020"

Simon reads and discuss Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us at the Chicago Humanities Festival

Simon discusses Mystical Anarchism in Toronto

"Better Living Through Soccer" – a talk given by Simon at A Night of Philosophy and Ideas: the all-night festival of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music at the Brooklyn Public Library.

A conversation with S​imon Critchley​ and Jake Matatyaou discussing temporality, political resonance, the authenticity and illusion of David Bowie, and the aesthetics of activism.

Simon gives a public open lecture entitled 'Tragedy' for the students of the Division of Philosophy, Art & Critical Thought at the European Graduate School in Valletta, Malta.

Jake Matatyaou introduces Simon Critchley at the SCI-art Media Archive, London UK (November 14/2017). In this talk Simon outlines a poetics of football beginning with a passage from his newest book, “What We Think About When We Think About Soccer.”

At the Onassis Foundation's exhibition, A World of Emotions, Simon Critchley and Fiona Shaw discuss ancient Greek art, philosophy, and drama. (April 1, 2017)

Simon Critchley opens the tribute to David Bowie at The New School. (February 12, 2016). See more here.

Open dialogue on education, the arts and social change at The Public Voice Salon. (September 25, 2015)

On Truth (and Lies) in Homecoming, with Phil Clay November 9, 2014. BAM discussion series

On Truth (and Lies) in Joyce, with Olwin Fouéré, September 19, 2014. BAM discussion series

Conference in Moscow 'Performance Art: Ethics in Action', December 12, 2013

CRY, TROJANS! (Troilus & Cressida) Talk Back with Simon Critchley in New York, February 9, 2014
 

Simon Critchley "Tragedy's Philosophy", Brigham Young University, April 8, 2014
 

Mystical Anarchy

In Conversation: Simon Critchley and Liam Gillick at the Brooklyn Museum, May 2, 2012

Disposable Life for HistoriesofViolence.com (02/2014)
 

Critchley discusses his 2011 book Infinitely Demanding in relation to political commitment and psychoanalysis at the New School for Social Research, New York, April 18 2013.

Experiments in Political Theology, at the Dance Politics & Co-Immunity Workshop in Giessen, Germany, November 12th 2010

The Faith of the Faithless: Simon Critchley in conversation with Cornell West at BAM, Brooklyn, February 7, 2012.

Simon discusses work from his forthcoming book Having Been Born: Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us (Pantheon, April 2019)

Simon on philosophy as learning to die at the 2018 Night of Philosophy (Brooklyn Public Library)

At the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Simon and writer Jordi Puntí discuss the philosophical and literary aspects of their common passion: football. 

Jake Matatyaou introduces Simon Critchley at the SCI-art Media Archive, Lonon UK (November 14/2017). Critchley and Matatyaou discuss memory, death, dying and redemption, focusing on spatialized history experienced in cities and monuments.

At The European Graduate School, Critchley delivers a lecture on philosophy and football. (August 20, 2016)

Unlocking the Everyday: ReD Associates talks with Simon Critchley about the illusion of scientism. (March 2016). 

At Thinking Aloud, Simon Critchley talks about how philosophy begins. (March 13, 2016). 

Simon Critchley reads a piece on Bowie's death at a tribute to Bowie at The New School. (February 12, 2016). See more here.

Critchley - Symposium: "Thinking Through Tragedy and Comedy. A Symposium on Performance Philosophy and the Future of Genre"

December, 4-5 2014. ICI, Berlin. For the full talk see the Dahlem Humanities Center at the Feie Universität site here.

Suicide - A Defense. Talk by Simon Critchley at Durham University, part of the Durham Castle Lecture Series 2014/15. December, 3 2014

On Truth (and Lies) in Authorship, with Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, October 30, 2014. BAM discussion series

'Bowie’s ch-ch-changes – Simon Critchley on political and cultural impact of the Thin White Duke', interview on RT, September 29, 2014

 

CRY, TROJANS! (Troilus & Cressida) Talk Back II, with Simon Critchley in New York, February 17, 2014
 

Stay Illusion! The Hamlet Doctrine in the annual Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal roundtable, with Judith Butler, Jsmieson Webster and Simon Critchley New York, March 13, 2014
 

For the John Ruskin Memorial Lecture, Simon Critchley talks to Prof. Charlie Gere (University of Lancaster) about humour and art. Hosted by Grizedale Arts at the Coniston Institute, Coniston, England. (2013)

"Happy Talk": In conversation with Philip Seymour Hoffman, recorded at the Rubin Museum of Art on December 17, 2012

The Committee on Social Theory Presents: Simon Critchley

The Hamlet Doctrine, November 14, 2013

Lecture on Hegel: The Philosopher of Tragedy. EGS, Saas-Fee, Switzerland, 2011

Talk About Nothing, Simon Critchley in conversation with Fiona Shaw at the Rubin Museum, New York July 26, 2011

Simon joins Philosophy for the People for "You Are Going to Die"