Krise, Kritik und Zukunft des Sozialstaats

Krise, Kritik und Zukunft des Sozialstaats 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Im Rahmen der Reihe „Critical Theory in Context“ (Lehrstuhl für Sozialphilosophie/Center for Humanities and Social Change, HU Berlin) diskutieren Claus Offe (Professor Emeritus of Political Sociology an der Hertie School…

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Barrikadengespräch: Aneignung und Enteignung: Zur Wohnungsfrage

Barrikadengespräch: Aneignung und Enteignung: Zur Wohnungsfrage 738 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Auseinandersetzungen darüber, wie überhaupt noch sichergestellt werden kann, dass Häuser bewohnbar oder Mieten bezahlbar bleiben. Damit aber sind ganz generelle Fragen angesprochen: Was macht es aus unseren Städten, wenn Wohnraum…

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Seminar with Jonathan Lear: Gettysburg Mourning

Seminar with Jonathan Lear: Gettysburg Mourning 1003 816 Nina Rismal

December 6, 2018 at 3 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor at the Committee on Social Thought and in the Department of Philosophy; Roman Family Director of…

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From Anxiety to Boredom: Kierkegaard, Heidegger, and the Secularization of Anxiety in Existentialist Thought

From Anxiety to Boredom: Kierkegaard, Heidegger, and the Secularization of Anxiety in Existentialist Thought 150 150 Tom Carlson

November 30, 2018 at 1 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A  While Kierkegaard conceives of anxiety as the psychological presupposition of the dogma of original sin, and while Heidegger himself draws heavily…

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God and the Science of Emotion, or A Spinozist Answer to the Question: “Why Did the Affective Turn Take Place?”

God and the Science of Emotion, or A Spinozist Answer to the Question: “Why Did the Affective Turn Take Place?” 150 150 Tom Carlson

November 29, 2018 at 4 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A  Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge of interest in emotional phenomena. But while the emotions themselves have been extensively studied, the…

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Mediterranea: civil society in defence of human rights

Mediterranea: civil society in defence of human rights 1024 724 Barbara Del Mercato

Alessandra Sciurba (University of Palermo) and Lucia Gennari (lawyer, ASGI) discuss with Sara De Vido (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) and Shaul Bassi (HSC Venice) about the genesis and development of…

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Problems of Property

Problems of Property 720 1018 Susann Schmeisser

Property is a key institution both in the capitalist economy and in liberal political orders. Property law regulates access to material goods as well as symbolic status, it is seen…

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Venice HSC Lecture Series: Stefano De Matteis

Venice HSC Lecture Series: Stefano De Matteis 500 300 Barbara Del Mercato

The Venice Center for the Humanities and Social Change presents Stefano De Matteis, Le false libertà. Verso la postglobalizzazione. A dialogue with Franca Tamisari and Francesco Della Puppa Venice, 20/11/2018…

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Seminar with Robert Pogue Harrison: Amor Mundi

Seminar with Robert Pogue Harrison: Amor Mundi 150 150 Tom Carlson

October 26, 2018 at 1-4 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A  Through a discussion of “Amor Mundi,” the final chapter of Harrison’s 2014 work Juvenescence: A Cultural History of Our Age, this…

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Seminar with Robert Pogue Harrison: Pondus Amoris

Seminar with Robert Pogue Harrison: Pondus Amoris 1024 1024 Tom Carlson

October 25, 2018 at 4 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A  Saint Augustine famously declared, “my weight is my love [pondus meum amor meus]. Wherever I am carried by it, it is…

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Venice HSC Lecture Series: Andrea Most

Venice HSC Lecture Series: Andrea Most 500 300 Barbara Del Mercato

The Venice Center for the Humanities and Social Change presents A Pain in the Neck: Ecocritical Memoir, with Andrea Most (University of Toronto) Venice, 18/10/2018 at 12.15 Aula 7, Rio Novo,…

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Italy, the Mediterranean, the Horn of Africa: questioning colonial spaces and their legacy

Italy, the Mediterranean, the Horn of Africa: questioning colonial spaces and their legacy 1024 483 Barbara Del Mercato

A seminar with Claudio Fogu (University of California Santa Barbara) and Igiaba Scego Venice, 18/09/2018 at 2 p.m. Aula Milone, Malcanton Marcorà Dorsoduro 3484/D, Venice Admission free Event in English…

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Citizenship and Belonging

Citizenship and Belonging 1024 683 Barbara Del Mercato

An event in collaboration with the Dimensions of Citizenship program of the USA Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2018 Venice, 18/09/2018 at 2 p.m. Pachuka Beach. 5-7 p.m. Via Klinger, 1…

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International Summer School Critical Theory 2018: Re-Thinking Ideology

International Summer School Critical Theory 2018: Re-Thinking Ideology 500 300 domonda

Why do people often accept, and even embrace, social and political conditions that seem to run counter to their own interests? How is it possible that we sometimes support forms…

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Authoritarianism: Rule or Exception

Authoritarianism: Rule or Exception 500 300 domonda

Invited speakers: Prof. Seyla Benhabib (Yale University), Prof. Zeynep Gambetti (Boğaziçi University) Berlin, 04/07/2018, 6-8pm, Gorki Theatre Berlin Authoritarian movements and governments resurface globally. They are often presented as a shocking…

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Summer Institute in Venice – Fact And Value In Public Life

Summer Institute in Venice – Fact And Value In Public Life 1024 768 Nina Rismal

Summer Institute in Venice: Fact And Value In Public Life Plural Cultures, Media, and the Academy Today   Venice, June 25th-29th, 2018 The value of „facts“ in public life today,…

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Fountainheads Of Toleration: Call For Students & Young Scholars

Fountainheads Of Toleration: Call For Students & Young Scholars 500 300 domonda

Discover the Summer School and Seminars on Fountainheads of Toleration – Forms of Pluralism in Empires, Republics, Democracies. Deadline for applications on March 15th, 2018 Venice, 04/06/2018 – 09/06/2018 Organized in…

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Conference: Fountainheads of Toleration

Conference: Fountainheads of Toleration 500 300 domonda

Conference: Fountainheads of Toleration – Forms of Pluralism in Empires, Republics, Democracies. Venice, 07/06/2018 – 09/06/2018 Organized in Venice by Reset Dialogues on Civilizations, the Humanities & Social Change Center at…

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Alice Crary: Inside Ethics, Book Presentation (invitation only)

Alice Crary: Inside Ethics, Book Presentation (invitation only) 500 300 domonda

We have come to think of human beings and animals as elements of a morally indifferent reality that reveals itself only to neutral or science-based methods. Berlin, 31/05/2018. This little-commented-on…

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abstract painting; visual motif of the conference

Emancipation, International Conference

Emancipation, International Conference 500 300 domonda

50 years after the events of 1968, the question of emancipation is still of central importance. Berlin, Emancipation 25-27 May 2018 in Berlin. The international conference “Emancipation” will investigate from…

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