Beyond Museums. Tools for Promoting the Natural and Cultural Water Heritage: an online training course

Beyond Museums. Tools for Promoting the Natural and Cultural Water Heritage: an online training course 1000 750 Barbara Del Mercato

The UNESCO Chair “Water, Heritage and Sustainable Development” based at the Centre for the Humanities and Social Change organises a number of training courses (in cooperation with the Global Network…

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What Approach to Social Totality Does a Critical Theory Need Today?

What Approach to Social Totality Does a Critical Theory Need Today? 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Is there still a need for a comprehensive social theory today that clarifies the interrelation and interaction of the various social spheres? In her influential 1994 essay “Gender as Seriality,”…

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Rosewood: Endangered species conservation and the rise of global China

Rosewood: Endangered species conservation and the rise of global China 1024 681 Tom Carlson

Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A Rosewood is the world’s most trafficked endangered species by value, accounting for larger outlays than ivory, rhino horn, and big…

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Make Mars Beautiful: The Aesthetics of Sino-forming in the Chinese Century

Make Mars Beautiful: The Aesthetics of Sino-forming in the Chinese Century 1024 575 Tom Carlson

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A  China plans to send its first manned mission to Mars by 2033, and eventually establish a permanent colony on the…

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The Yellow River: A Natural and Unnatural History

The Yellow River: A Natural and Unnatural History 1024 530 Barbara Del Mercato

with Ruth Mostern, Pittsburgh University The Yellow River: A Natural and Unnatural History, Online lecture More information here

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Anthropocene Campus Venice

Anthropocene Campus Venice 1024 576 Barbara Del Mercato

We are thrilled to take part in a large international event taking place in Venice and online on October 11-16, 2021: the Anthropocene Campus Venice (ACV), a one-week forum with…

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Global Forum on Democratizing Work: Three panels on Democratize, Decarbonize and Decommodify

Global Forum on Democratizing Work: Three panels on Democratize, Decarbonize and Decommodify 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

From October 5 to 7, 2021, as part of the Global Forum of the international initiative #democratizingwork we discussed the topics of “democratization”, “decommodification” and “decarbonization” of work in more…

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Call for expressions of interest for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Environmental Humanities – 2021

Call for expressions of interest for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Environmental Humanities – 2021 960 452 Barbara Del Mercato

Venice, 10 June 2021 Call for expressions of interest for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Environmental Humanities The Center for the Humanities and Social Change at Ca’Foscari University of Venice is seeking…

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Roundtable on “Foundations of Solidarity”

Roundtable on “Foundations of Solidarity” 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

In this round table event we discussed with Hauke Brunkhorst, Stefan Gosepath, Asad Haider, Sabine Hark, Serene Khader, Stefan Lessenich, and Frederick Neuhouser. Organized by the Humanities and Social Change…

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Foundations of Solidarity – International Critical Theory Summer School 2021

Foundations of Solidarity – International Critical Theory Summer School 2021 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Despite a widespread diagnosis that solidarity is in crisis, appeals to solidarity are ubiquitous today. We encounter them on the level of personal and professional relations but also with regard…

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