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 also teaches at the Freud Museum, London. He was previously Professor of Modern European Thought at the University of Kent, where he founded and directed the Centre for Critical Thought. He held visiting positions at numerous institutions, including the University of New Mexico, the Istituto di Scienze Umane (SUM) of Naples, the Institute of Philosophy of Ljubljana, the American University of Beirut, and Jnanapravaha Center for Cultural Studies of Mumbai. He published extensively on psychoanalysis, biopolitics, Marxism, and French and Italian philosophy. His works include Subjectivity and Otherness (MIT Press, 2007); The Italian Difference (Re.press, 2009) (with Alberto Toscano); Lacan and Philosophy (Re.press, 2014); Italian Thought Today (Routledge, 2014); The Not-Two: Logic and God in Lacan (MIT Press, 2016); and The Virtual Point of Freedom (Northwestern University Press, 2016). He edited and translated books by Agamben and Virno into English and by Žižek into Italian. He has been translated into more than ten languages.

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