Lorenzo Chiesa is Director of the GSH – Genoa School of Humanities and Visiting Professor at the European University at St Petersburg and at the Freud's Dream Museum of the same city. He was previously Professor of Modern European Thought at the University of Kent, where he founded and directed the Centre for Critical Thought. He also held visiting positions at the University of New Mexico, the Istituto di Scienze Umane (SUM) of Naples, and the Institute of Philosophy of Ljubljana. He published books and edited collections on Lacan (Subjectivity and Otherness, MIT Press, 2007; Lacan and Philosophy, Re.press, 2014) and on biopolitical thought (The Italian Difference, Re.press, 2009 – with Alberto Toscano; Italian Thought Today, Routledge, 2014). Recently, he published two new books: The Not-Two: Logic and God in Lacan (MIT Press, 2016) and The Virtual Point of Freedom. Essays on Politics, Aesthetics, and Religion (Northwestern UP, 2016). He edited and translated books by Agamben and Virno into English and by Žižek into Italian. His work has been translated into more than ten languages.
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