Peter Thompson (Associate Fellow at the ILCS, initiator of the Bloch Centre) co-edited The Privatization of Hope, published by Duke University Press in 2013, with Slavoj Žižek. He is a regular contributor to The Guardian and commentator for other media outlets on issues of religion, Marxism, Bloch and contemporary critical theory.
Johan Siebers (Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Middlesex University and an Associate Fellow at the ILCS) is General Editor of the Bloch Bibliothek. His work on Bloch, in the form of a range of externally funded interdisciplinary research projects, has also made significant contributions to Connected Communities, the RCUK’s research programme.
Cat Moir (Lecturer in German at the University of Sydney) completed her doctorate on materialism in the context of the contemporary revival of materalisms in the humanities in 2013, which will be published in the Bloch Bibliothek. She is currently working with Henk de Berg (Sheffield) on an edited volume entitled Bloch between Hegel and Marx, which will appear in the Brill ‘Historical Materialism’ series.