Zizek Interviews List

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2018 October 8th, Are liberals and populists just searching for a new master?, Interview with The Economist.

2017 October 1st, The philosopher who invented the word ‘idiosyncratic’, Interview with Anja Steinbauer.

2017 March 1st, On the rise of Trump, the fall of the Democratic party, and the future of the global left, Interview with Travis Smiley.

2017 January 27th, Philosopher Slavoj Žižek settles the “Is it OK to punch a Nazi?” question once and for all, Interview with Taylor Wofford, Quartz.

2017 January 17th, Slavoj Zizek on Trump and Brexit, Interview with Matthew Amroliwala, BBC.

2017 January 11th, Žižek and the Double Blackmail, Interview with Douglas Lain, Zero Squared.

2016 December 3rd, A ‘clash of civilisations’, Interview with Mehdi Hasan, Al Jazeera.

2016 December 1st, Slavoj Žižek on Cuba and Yugoslavia.

2016 November 30th, A Marxist for Trump, Interview with Mary H.K. Choi. Vice News.
Far-left philosopher Slavoj Žižek explains why he supported Trump over Clinton.

2016 November 27th, Slavoj Žižek on Castro’s death, RT.

2016 November 16th, Electing Trump will ‘shake up’ the system, Interview with Mehdi Hasan, Al Jazeera.

2016 November 15th, Slavoj Zizek on why Trump won, RT.

2016 November 10th, Slavoj Zizek on Trump, Capitalism, and the Left’s Global Crisis, WNYC Radio.

2016 October 22nd, This Guy Is So Smart, He’s Got His Own Academic Journal, Mother Jones.

2016 October 3rd, Slavoj Žižek on His Favourite Plays, Interview with Liza Thompson, Five Books.

2016 July 1st, Slavoj Žižek on Brexit, the crisis of the Left, and the future of Europe, Interview with Benjamin Ramm. openDemocracy.
The Slovenian philosopher tells Benjamin Ramm that the survival of the European project is too important to be left to a referendum.

2015 March 31st, ‘The Greatest Threat to Europe Is Its Inertia’, Interview with Romain Leick, Spiegel Online.
Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek is one of Europe’s boldest intellectuals and also a self-avowed leftist. In a new work, he argues Europe shouldn’t be overly tolerant towards Islamism and that the Continent needs a ‘leading culture’ of Enlightenment.

2014 October 8th, The Guardian webchat – as it happened. The Guardian.
The Slovenian philosopher, who has applied his inquiries to everything from neoliberalism to Alfred Hitchcock, answered your questions – catch up with his answers here.

2013 October 8th, Slavoj Žižek: ‘Most of the idiots I know are academics’, Interview with Luke Massey. New Statesman.
Luke Massey talks to the cultural theorist and ideas machine about Obama, stupidity and his favourite quasi-fascist industrial metal outfit – Rammstein.

2012 December 29th, I am not the world’s hippest philosopher! Interview with Katie Engelhart, Salon.

2012 June 10th, ‘Humanity is OK, but 99% of people are boring idiots’, Interview with Decca Aitkenhead. The Guardian.
A genius with the answers to the financial crisis? Or the Borat of philosophy? The cultural theorist talks about love, sex and why nothing is ever what it appears to be.

2011 October 11th, Slavoj Žižek: Blofeld rides again, Interview with Danny Leigh. The Guardian.
Bond, Batman and Titanic can explain the workings of the world, reckons Slavoj Žižek. Danny Leigh joins the superstar philosopher on the set of his latest bizarre voyage into cinema.

2011 July 15th, A life in writing: Slavoj Žižek, Interview with Stuart Jeffries. The Guardian.
‘Let’s speak frankly, no bullshit, most of the left hates me even though I am supposed to be one of the world’s leading communist intellectuals’

2011 February 3rd, Egypt: Tariq Ramadan & Slavoj Zizek, Interview with Riz Khan. Al Jazeera.
The Muslim scholar and philosopher discuss the power of popular dissent and the limits of peaceful protest.

2010 July 5th, Slavoj Zizek: the world’s hippest philosopher, Interview with Helen Brown. The Telegraph.
Slavoj Žižek has got an opinion on every subject from decaffeinated coffee to sex, from seagulls and swearing to the end of the world. He talks to Helen Brown.

2009 October 29th, New Statesmen interviewwith Jonathan Derbyshire. New Statesman.

2008 August 9th, Q&A, Interview with Rosanna Greenstreet. The Guardian.

2007 May 4th, The philosopher’s moan, Interview with Stephen Moss. The Guardian.
Stephen Moss runs into Slavoj Zizek.

2007 March 14th, Divine Violence and Liberated Territories. Soft Targets.

2009, Humanism is not enough, Interview with Michael Hausser. International Journal of Zizek Studies, Vol. 3, No. 3.

2005 October 8th, Joker Apart, Interview with James Harkin. The Guardian.
James Harkin hears the cultural critic Slavoj Zizek’s serious message.

2004 July, An Interview with Slavoj Zizek, The Believer.

2004 Spring, On Divine Self-Limitation and Revolutionary Love, Interview with Joshua Delpech-Ramey. Journal of Philosophy and Scripture.

2003 September 29th, Liberation Hurts, Interview with Eric Dean Rasmussen. University of Illinois at Chicago.

2002 August, Against Happiness, Q&A with Wolfgang Schirmacher. European Graduate School.

2002 February, I am a Fighting Atheist, Interview with Doug Henwood. Bad Subjects, No. 59.

2001 November 15th, The One Measure of True Love Is: You Can Insult the Other, Interview with Sabine Reul & Thomas Deichman.
Translations: German | Spanish

1998 October 7th, Hysteria and Cyberspace, Interview with Ulrich Gutmair & Chris Flor. Telepolis.

1996 February 21st, Civil Society, Fanaticism, and Digital Reality: A Conversation with Slavoj Zizek, Interview with Geert Lovink. ctheory.net.

1995 February 27th, Reflections of Media and Politics and Cinema, Interview with Geert Lovink. Inter Communication, No. 14.
Also appeared on lacan.com

1994 Fall, It Doesn’t Have to Be a Jew, Interview with Josefina Ayerza. Lusitania, Vol. 2 No.4.

1993 March, The Sublime Theorist Of Slovenia, Interview with Peter Canning. Artforum.

1992 March/April, Hidden Prohibitions and the Pleasure Principle, Interview with Josefina Ayerza. Flash Art.

Other Languages

2011 May 25th, “Ich gebe zu, ich war überrascht”, Interview with Lukas Ondreka. Die Tageszeitung.
Die Revolutionäre wollen nicht den gleichen liberalen Kapitalismus wie der Westen. Sie wollen mehr. Ein Gespräch mit dem Philosophen Slavoj Zizek.

2010 March 5th, Innerhalb des Marktes gibt es keine Lösung, Interview with Raoul Rigault. Telepolis.

2010 June 25th, “Alles ist Fake” , Interview with Doris Akrap & Tania Martini. Die Tagezeitung.
Die Linke sei zu oft Opfer liberaler Erpressung und braucht dringend Disziplin, meint Slavoj Zizek. Im Interview spricht er über Coca Cola, Rammstein und das Leiden der Kubaner.

2007 April 10th, La brutalità della violenza è segno di impotenza, Interview with Filippo Del Lucchese & Jason Smith. A

2007 March 1st, Europa ist eine Geisel, Die Zeit.

2007, El capitalismo, estúpidos, el capitalismo, Interview with Sonia Arribas & Howard Rouse. Minerva, Vol. 05.

2006 April 6th, Je crois en une universalité de combat, Interview with Jean Birnbaum. Le Monde.

2004 November 11th, Entretien avec Slavoj Zizek – Le nouveau philosophe, Le Nouvel Observateur.