Kent Summer School in Critical Theory, Paris 26 June to 7 July

Kent Law School announces its annual Kent Summer School in Critical Theory (KSSCT), running again this year in Paris, from 26 June to 7 July.

The KSSCT offers the opportunity to attend a single two-week intensive seminar with a leading critical thinker. This year, seminars will be held by Professor Timothy Campbell of Cornell University, USA (“Attention, Ethos, Life: Practices of the self in the contemporary milieu”), and Professor Patricia J. Williams of Columbia Law School, USA (Seeing and Surveillance: Law, culture, and notions of justice).

Applications are now open. All details, application instructions, general information and a new “Frequently Asked Questions” section, are available on the website,

This summer school is aimed at early career researchers and doctoral students. In an academic environment shaped by institutional and economic imperatives, spaces for sustained and intensive critical thought are increasingly hard to find, especially in the calendar of the early career researcher or doctoral student. The KSSCT offers a unique experience of interdisciplinary intellectual engagement and formation, and the opportunity to work closely with a leading critical thinker.