Marco Armiero. Storia ambientale, ovvero come godersi un po’ di riconoscimento accademico senza essere (troppo) disciplinati

Marco Armiero. Storia ambientale, ovvero come godersi un po’ di riconoscimento accademico senza essere (troppo) disciplinati 1024 576 Barbara Del Mercato

Venice, January 13 at 4.00 p.m. Aula A Ca’ Bottacin (Dorsoduro 3911) A new event in our “Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series”: a lecture (in Italian) by Marco Armiero…

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Fact-Checking Hackathon

Fact-Checking Hackathon 1024 684 Stefanie Ullmann

Fact-Checking Hackathon 10 January 2020, 10:00 – 12 January 2020, 16:00 Room LR4, Baker Building, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge,Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ Overview Fake news, misinformation and…

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Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series (I)

Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series (I) 1024 576 Barbara Del Mercato

The Center for the Humanities and Social Change is organising a series of seminars and lectures revolving around the Environmental Humanities from a wide array of perspectives. Upcoming events: 13…

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Re-Thinking Socialism

Re-Thinking Socialism 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Against the background of failed state socialisms and the crisis of socialism in Latin America, the term “socialism” was long frowned upon when it came to discussing current political and…

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Reframing Ecofeminism in a Posthuman Era: A seminar with Alessandra Chiricosta

Reframing Ecofeminism in a Posthuman Era: A seminar with Alessandra Chiricosta 1024 576 Barbara Del Mercato

Venice, December 10 – 2.00-4.00 p.m. Ca’ Bottacin, Dorsoduro 3911 (map), HSC seminar room (1st floor) Registration is necessary: please email hsc@unive.it The next seminar in our “Environmental Humanities Seminar…

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The Strange End of the Catholic-Protestant Conflict and the Genesis of Europe’s Harsh Religious Pluralism

The Strange End of the Catholic-Protestant Conflict and the Genesis of Europe’s Harsh Religious Pluralism 968 726 Tom Carlson

Monday, December 9, 2019 at 6 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A A series of recent controversies has raised many questions about Europe’s treatment of its religious minorities. Why do societies that…

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Perfection and Disaster

Perfection and Disaster 1024 768 Tom Carlson

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A In this essay I am less concerned with developing a cogent and persuasive argument than I am in posing and…

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50 Years on: New Readings of Adorno

50 Years on: New Readings of Adorno 800 800 Susann Schmeisser

Bei der Frankfurter Adorno-Konferenz 2003 konstatierte Axel Honneth eine „dramatische Abkehr“ von Adornos Philosophie und beklagte das Fehlen eines „vitalen, spannenden Forschungsmilieus“. Davon kann heute keine Rede mehr sein. Neue…

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Grazia Francescato. L’arte eretica della sostenibilità

Grazia Francescato. L’arte eretica della sostenibilità 1024 576 Barbara Del Mercato

Venice, December 5 2019 at 5.30 p.m. Aula A Ca’ Bottacin (Dorsoduro 3911) A new event in our “Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series”: Grazia Francescato – environmentalist, activist, politician…

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Modalities of the Perhaps: Secularity, Post-humanism, Uncertainty

Modalities of the Perhaps: Secularity, Post-humanism, Uncertainty 1024 767 Tom Carlson

Monday, December 2, 2019 at 6 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A Even as multispecies and post-humanist scholarship expands definitions of being, it nonetheless restricts other-than-humans to entities that previously went under…

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