Founder and Director of the Festival and 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.

He holds a Ph.D from New York University (September, 2009). His book The Forgiveness To Come:  the Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical  has been published with Fordham University Press (December 2017). His current research interests include the intersections between philosophy and sexuality, and the politics of reconciliation and forgiveness in relation to cultural trauma. 

Read Peter Banki's recent piece in The Guardian about the Festival of Really Good Sex. 

Read the recent piece by Jackie Dent in the Sydney Morning Herald about Peter's work with Victoria Spence.

A selection of Peter's academic publications can be found at