Katja Kolšek holds a PhD in philosophy from the University of Ljubljana (Slovenija) and is the author of “Chinese Script and the Semblant as Fetich” (Problemi: Journal of Culture and Societal Questions), “The Repetition of the Void and the Materialistic Dialectic” (Ed.Malden Dolar, et al. The structure of the void), “Democracy as the Philosophical Concept”, Ed. Jelica Šumič-Riha, Philosophy and Ontology: Philosophy and Philosophy), “Philosophy of Late Althusser as the Science of the Void”, (Ed.Mladen Dolar, Althusser, Problemi) and The Shift of the Gaze in Žižek’s Philosophical Writing”, Ed. Agon Hamza, Repeating Žižek, Durham/London: Duke University Press). She is a scientific researcher working in the fields of psychoanalysis, philosophy and sinology. She has held teaching positions at the Faculty of Arts University Ljubljana, Slovenija, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenija and Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU), Ljubjljana.