Precarity, performativity and politics of the street (on the greek edition of Judith Butler’s book Notes on a performative theory of assembly)


Gerasimos Kakoliris




This article is a review of Judith Butler’s book Notes on a performative theory of assembly, which was published in Greek in 2018 by Angelus Novus and translated by Michalis Laliotis.


Gerasimos Kakoliris is Assistant Professor of Contemporary Continental Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology at the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. He studied philosophy at Essex University (BA (hon.), PhD) and Warwick University (MA), U.K. He has published two monographs in Greek: Jacques Derrida and Deconstructive Reading (Ekkremes, 2004) & The Ethics of Hospitality: Jacques Derrida on Unconditional and Conditional Hospitality (Plethron, 2015). He is editor of the collective volume Jacques Derrida’s Political and Ethical Thought (Plethron, 2015), and a special issue of the journal Eneken dedicated to hospitality (December 2016). He has published various articles in journals such as Derrida Today, Hospitality & Society, The Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, New Yearbook of Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy.