Founded in 2008, the Critical Theory Workshop / Atelier de Théorie Critique is an international school for trans-disciplinary, cross-cultural and committed research. As a non-profit educational institution, it seeks to bring affordable education with real use-value to a broad public by offering a summer workshop in Paris, an online summer workshop, seminars and symposiums in Philadelphia, online courses, as well as a video archive of select events as a free educational resource (which includes interviews with a long list of our prestigious invited speakers over the years, including Domenico Losurdo, Sophie Wahnich, Geneviève Fraisse, Pierre Macherey, Jacques Rancière, Seloua Luste Boulbina, Bruno Karsenti, Amy Allen, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Annie Lacroix-Riz, Pierre-Antoine Chardel and Bernard Stiegler). See below for some of our upcoming events and to follow us on social media!


2022 Summer Program
Our 14th annual summer program take place in Paris, as well as online for those who cannot make it in person, from July 4 to July 22, 2022. The content will be more or less the same, and speakers include Radhika Desai, Derek Ford, Alan Freeman, Georges Gastaud, Carlos Martinez, Jacques Pauwels, Jennifer Ponce de León, Mary Louise Pratt and Gabriel Rockhill. Click here for general information about the program, here for details regarding the Paris program, and here for info about the online program.


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