︎ Agon Hamza

Agon Hamza, Ph.D. in philosophy, is Assistant Professor of political philosophy at the graduate program of Institute. He is the author of Reading Marx (Polity, 2018; with Frank Ruda and Slavoj Žižek), Althusser and Pasolini: Philosophy, Marxism, and Film (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), and From Myth to Symptom: The Case of Kosovo (Kolektivi Materializmi Dialektik, 2013; with Slavoj Žižek). In addition, he is the editor of Althusser and Theology: Religion, Politics and Philosophy (Brill, 2016) and Repeating Žižek (Duke University Press, 2015), as well as coeditor, with Frank Ruda, of Slavoj Žižek and Dialectical Materialism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). He is founder and co-editor (with Frank Ruda) of the international philosophy journal Crisis and Critique. Currently he is working on two books, entitled Reading Hegel (with Slavoj Žižek and Frank Ruda, forthcoming with Polity), and Slavoj Žižek and the Reconstruction of Marxism (forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan). Dr. Hamza was a political advisor to Albin Kurti, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, and the leader of the political party Vetëvendosje.