International Summer School Critical Theory 2019

International Summer School Critical Theory 2019 1024 532 Susann Schmeisser

Democracy is in crisis. Various phenomena such as the electoral success of authoritarian leaders, distrust in public institutions and media, rising social tensions, neo-nationalism and reactionary family politics certify this.…

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Screening of “A Gathering of Strangers”, followed by round table with Stephen Greenblatt

Screening of “A Gathering of Strangers”, followed by round table with Stephen Greenblatt 1024 573 Barbara Del Mercato

Preview Screening of “A Gathering of Strangers. The Making of The Merchant in Venice”. Part of the cultural program organized around Edmund de Waal’s exhibition “psalm” (May 8th-Sept 29th, 2019) Venice, 25/06/2019 at…

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Art Night 2019: A book-making experience in collaboration with Damocle edizioni

Art Night 2019: A book-making experience in collaboration with Damocle edizioni 880 880 Barbara Del Mercato

The Library of Exile grows every day, in a journey that will take it from Venice to Mosul, via Dresden and London. On occasion of the Art Night, we want…

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Pietro Del Soldà: Contro l’esilio

Pietro Del Soldà: Contro l’esilio 800 450 Barbara Del Mercato

Un nuovo evento nel programma culturale legato alla mostra psalm di Edmund de Waal  (8 maggio – 29 settembre 2019)  Venezia, 21/06/2019 ore 18.00, presso la Sala Tommaseo dell’Ateneo Veneto:…

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Concerto di salmi

Concerto di salmi 800 450 Barbara Del Mercato

The cultural program organized around Edmund de Waal’s exhibition “psalm” (May 8th-Sept 29th, 2019) continues with a concert of Baroque music Venice, 20/06/2019 at 6.00 p.m. at Ateneo Veneto (Aula Magna): Concerto…

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Walter-Benjamin-Lectures 2019

Walter-Benjamin-Lectures 2019 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

This June, the Humanities and Social Change Center Berlin will launch its new event format, the annual Walter-Benjamin-Lectures. The Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor inaugurates the prominent series. In a sequence…

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Filippo Michelangelo Ceredi: Psalming

Filippo Michelangelo Ceredi: Psalming 1003 487 Barbara Del Mercato

A performance which is part of the cultural program organized around Edmund de Waal’s exhibition “psalm” (May 8th-Sept 29th, 2019) Venice, 16/06/2019, performance 5 times during the day (see details below) Ateneo…

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Transwonderland: Noo Saro-Wiwa and Steven Varni in conversation

Transwonderland: Noo Saro-Wiwa and Steven Varni in conversation 1000 525 Barbara Del Mercato

A new event from the cultural program organized around Edmund de Waal’s exhibition “psalm” (May 8th-Sept 29th, 2019) Thursday, June 13th 2019 5.30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Aula B Ca’ Bottacin, Dorsoduro 3911,…

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Tales of Exile, Poems of Exile: Edmund de Waal returns to Venice

Tales of Exile, Poems of Exile: Edmund de Waal returns to Venice 800 450 Barbara Del Mercato

Two new events from the cultural program organized around Edmund de Waal’s exhibition “psalm” (May 8th-Sept 29th, 2019) Venice, 06/06/2019 at 5.00 p.m. at Ateneo Veneto (Sala Tommaseo): Tales of Exile Venice,…

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The Law and Love in Schelling’s Pauline Anthropology

The Law and Love in Schelling’s Pauline Anthropology 460 288 Tom Carlson

May 31, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A Schelling’s late philosophy is rightly held to have a strong, if not simply one-dimensional, connection to the question of the religious,…

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Le strade per il Talmud – Stefano Bartezzaghi, Rav Roberto Della Rocca, Benedetta Tobagi, Shulim Vogelmann

Le strade per il Talmud – Stefano Bartezzaghi, Rav Roberto Della Rocca, Benedetta Tobagi, Shulim Vogelmann 1024 576 Barbara Del Mercato

Un nuovo appuntamento nel calendario di eventi culturali che accompagnano la mostra “psalm” di Edmund de Waal (8 maggio-29 settembre 2019) Venezia, 29/05/2019 ore 17.30,  Ca’ Bottacin (Dorsoduro 3911) Pubblicato…

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Archives of the Present: Mayank Austen Soofi and Dayanita Singh in conversation (Introduced by Anna Gerotto)

Archives of the Present: Mayank Austen Soofi and Dayanita Singh in conversation (Introduced by Anna Gerotto) 1024 768 Barbara Del Mercato

A new event from the cultural program organized around Edmund de Waal’s exhibition “psalm” (May 8th-Sept 29th, 2019) Venice, 22/05/2019 at 5.30 p.m. Ca’ Bottacin (Dorsoduro 3911) Archives of the Present: Introducing the…

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The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Language, Gender, Technology

The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Language, Gender, Technology 724 1024 Stefanie Ullmann

A report of the event as well as videos of the talks can be found here. The workshop will consider the social impact of Artificially Intelligent Communications Technology (AICT). Specifically,…

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Joan C. Tronto – Caring democratically: A response to neopopulism

Joan C. Tronto – Caring democratically: A response to neopopulism 724 1024 Barbara Del Mercato

The Venice Center for the Humanities and Social Change presents:  Joan C. Tronto (Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota) – Caring democratically: A response to neopopulism. Chair: Giulia Garofalo…

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A Defense of Reading at the End of the World

A Defense of Reading at the End of the World 795 1024 Tom Carlson

May 13, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A In 1936, Wallace Stevens argued for the need for a poetic response to the crises of his age, writing that “[t]he…

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Opening of the “psalm” cultural program: Ben Okri and Edmund de Waal

Opening of the “psalm” cultural program: Ben Okri and Edmund de Waal 1024 899 Barbara Del Mercato

The Venice Center for the Humanities and Social Change collaborates with Edmund de Waal organising a rich cultural program around his exhibition “psalm” (May 8th-Sept 29th, 2019) Venice, 10/05/2019 at 5 p.m.…

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Programma culturale in concomitanza di “psalm” di Edmund de Waal

Programma culturale in concomitanza di “psalm” di Edmund de Waal 1001 1024 Barbara Del Mercato

Il Center for the Humanities and Social Change dell’Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia collabora con Edmund de Waal organizzando un ricco programma di eventi culturali che accompagneranno la mostra “psalm” (Venezia, 8…

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Republics and Republicanism: Theory and Practice. Heritage / Present and Future Perspectives

Republics and Republicanism: Theory and Practice. Heritage / Present and Future Perspectives 910 720 Barbara Del Mercato

The Venice Center for the Humanities and Social Change supports this conference on “Republics and Republicanism” organized by the Venice International University:  Venice (San Servolo), 3-5/05/2019  The aim of the…

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The Ethics of Powerlessness

The Ethics of Powerlessness 700 525 Tom Carlson

Keynote PresentationsTuesday, April 16 Robertson Gymnasium 1000A, 4 pm The Idea of the Theological Virtues    Daniel Watts, University of Essex The doctrine of the theological virtues holds that faith,…

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HSC Venice Lecture Series: Michael Taussig

HSC Venice Lecture Series: Michael Taussig 655 491 Barbara Del Mercato

Michael Taussig with Franca Tamisari and Valentina Bonifacio Monday April 15th 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Aula B Ca’ Bottacin, Dorsoduro 3911, Venice Michael Taussig in conversation with Franca Tamisari and…

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