Professor Laurence Hemming

Professorial Scholar

Research Overview

Martin Heidegger’s thought, especially from the period 1936–1949; Heidegger’s discussion of Karl Marx; Heidegger’s reading of Hölderlin as an interpreter of the Presocratic Greeks; G. W. F. Hegel’s earlier thought (in the ‘Jena period’); philosophical conceptions of work and technology; Presocratic Greek thought; philosophies of subjectivity; the philosophy of management; Ernst Jünger and work; Gender and Queer studies.

Eternal Return: Humanity After Eternity, the 10th annual Madsen Lecture for the Wheatley Institution of Brigham Young University
Participation in conference

Death’s Presents for the workshop The Spectre of Resurrection
Invited talk

The Management of Politics: Following Jünger’s Worker for the one-day workshop The Political and Aesthetic Dimension of Modernity
Invited talk

Heidegger and the Classics organised by the Institute of Classical Studies of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Conference Heidegger, Arendt, and Liberal Thinking of the DAAD
Invited talk

Anna Yeatman
Hosting an academic visitor

Just Between Us: A Workshop on Gender and Intersubjectivity
Invited talk

The Essence of Technology: Between Jünger and Heidegger for the one-day interdisciplinary workshop Technology: The Danger of the Age
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Heidegger’s Greece of the Department of Classics and Ancient History of Warwick University
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Ernst Jünger’s The Worker – Dominion and Form
Participation in conference

The Same Again: Nietzsche, Sappho, Aphrodite
Invited talk

10th Annual Madsen Lecture
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

The Same Again: Nietzsche, Sappho, Aphrodite, Public Lecture for the Utah State University Philosophy Club
Participation in conference

Two Public Lectures on Heidegger, Hölderlin and Technology
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Foundation conference for the DAAD
Participation in conference

After Sexual Dimorphism: What Could Possibly Come Between Us?
Invited talk

New Technologies of Government and their Implications for Value
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Political Theology and Modernity
Participation in conference

Should God Speak? – The Phenomenon of the Religious Voice for the conference The Character of Religious Existence
Participation in conference

You and Me: Being Together a series of five fortnightly public talks or lectures for the Lancaster University-based group (sponsored by the Northern Theory School) “Theory in the Making”
Invited talk

Heidegger and the Global Age
Participation in conference

Heidegger’s Hegel, The Christian Jew: ‘Europe’ as “Planetary Criminality and Machination” for the international workshop Heidegger and the Global Age
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

VI Simpósio de Estudos Clássicos da USP
Participation in conference

Amor E (Homo)Sexualidade na Antiguidade
Participation in conference

The Hermeneutics of Practice
Participation in conference

Modern Tragedy: Antigone in Contemporary Thinking
Participation in conference

The Question of Tragedy in 21st Century Business
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

The End of Sex: Power and Justice in the Loves of Foucault, Heidegger and Mimnermus
Invited talk

The Annihilation of Work for the conference Licence to Kill: The Organization of Destruction in the 21st Century
Participation in conference

Heidegger’s Claim “Carl Schmitt denkt Liberal” for the conference Political Theology and Modernity: The Legacy of Carl Schmitt
Invited talk

31st North Texas Heidegger Symposium
Participation in conference

British Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (Journal)
Publication peer-review

University of London
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

University of London
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Boston University
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Essential Work: Understanding Labour Power – Hegel, Nietzsche, Marx, and Contemporary Work - Lancaster University Management School
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Theoria and Praxis (Journal)
Editorial activity

Sharing Sacred Space: Protection of Cultural Heritage
Participation in conference

Managing to Avoid the Danger - Lancaster University Management School
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Society of Biblical Literature annual conference
Participation in conference

Heidegger and Marx: A Productive Dialogue
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

The Joys and Dangers of Experimentation
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Temple Studies Group day conference
Participation in conference

Study of Christian Ethics Annual Conference 2009
Participation in conference

“Alter ad Alterum: The Seraphic Voice in the Liturgy”: A Colloquium on the Possibilities for Chant
Participation in conference

Centre for German-Jewish Studies conference
Participation in conference

Heidegger’s ‘Movement of Nihilism’ as Political and Metaphysical Critique
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Heidegger’s ‘Movement of Nihilism’ as Political and Metaphysical Critique
Participation in conference

Studies in Fundamental Liturgy (Journal)
Editorial activity

Pope Benedict XVI and the Sacred Liturgy conference
Participation in conference

Heidegger’s ‘Last God’
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Society for the Study of Christian Ethics Postgraduate Forum
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Heidegger’s Last God: who now can still save us?
Participation in conference

Ecumenical Colloquium
Participation in conference

  • Management and Society
  • People, Work and Organisation