Assist. Prof. Rok Benčin, Ph.D.

Assistant researcher at the Institute of Philosophy, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (RC SASA).




Education

  • 2012: Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies – Comparative Studies of Ideas and Cultures (Philosophy Module), University of Nova Gorica;
  • 2007: BA in Philosophy and Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana.



RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

– 2013: participation in the research project “The Philosophy of Crisis: Economy, Politics, Ecology” at the Institute of Philosophy, RC SASA;

– 2009-present: participation in the research programme “Conditions and Problems of Contemporary Philosophy II” at the Institute of Philosophy, RC SASA;

– 2008-2012: completed the young researcher training programme;

– scientific publications in journals Filozofski vestnik and Primerjalna književnost (both indexed in Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Current Contents/Arts & Humanities and IBZ), presentations at international conferences, author of introductions to Slovene translations of scientific literature.

EDITORIAL WORK

– 2012: co-editor of “Aisthesis”, a special issue of the journal Filozofski vestnik.

LEADERSHIP SKILLS

– 2010: co-organiser of the conference “Badiou’s transitions” at the Institute of Philosophy and the University of Nova Gorica, Ljubljana;

– 2009: coordinator of the seminar “Transformations in/of Art”, Worker’s and Punks’ University at The Peace Institute, Ljubljana.

SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCHANGE

– 2010 February-July: post-graduate student exchange, Université Paris 8, Paris (France);

– 2009 May-June: scholarship of French government, Université Paris 8, Paris (France).


MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Contemporary philosophy and modernist literature

Assist. Prof. Rok Benčin, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Critical Aesthetics and Twentieth-Century Art

Prof. Aleš Erjavec, Ph. D. ,

Prof. Lev Kreft, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Formation of the Concepts

Assist. Prof. Aleš Bunta, Ph. D. ,

Assist. Prof. Tadej Troha, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

German Idealism and its Consequences

Assoc. Prof. Frank Ruda, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Ideology and Philosophy

Assoc. Prof. Jan Völker, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Prof. Jelica Šumič Riha, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Philosophy and Scientific Revolution

Assoc. Prof. Matjaž Vesel, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Psychoanalysis and the Social Bond

Prof. Alenka Zupančič, Ph.D.,

Assoc. Prof. Peter Klepec, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6