Peter Banki

Peter Banki, Ph.D is the Founder and Director of the School of Really Good Sex and of the Festival of Death and Dying. Peter is also member of the Philosophy Research Initiative at the University of Western Sydney, where he has also lectured and tutored in the School of Humanities and Languages.

Peter also has an extensive background in Iyengar Yoga, alternative dance and the martial arts (Capoeira Angola). His somatic and movement practice forms the basis of his work in the sex-positive field. His major teachers have been Annetta Luce, Sue-ellen Kohler and Felix Ruckert. Attending the lectures of philosopher Jacques Derrida in the early nineties in Paris and later in New York was formative for his intellectual development.

He holds a Ph.D from New York University (September, 2009). His book The Forgiveness To Come: the Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical came out this year with Fordham University Press.

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