The Fetish as a Critical Term for Religious Studies

The Fetish as a Critical Term for Religious Studies 600 450 Tom Carlson

Monday, May 16, 2022 3:00-5:00PM Robertson Gymnasium 1000A Beginning from Jacques Derrida’s definition of the fetish as a ‘bad substitute,” Hammerschlag will moderate a seminar discussion in which she argues…

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Neuromatic: Religion, Secularity, and the Techno-Scientific Today

Neuromatic: Religion, Secularity, and the Techno-Scientific Today 1024 867 Tom Carlson

Friday, May 13, 2022 Robertson Gymnasium 1000A This one day conference will take up themes and questions at play within and surrounding John Lardas Modern’s recent book Neuromatic: or, A…

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Religion<>Science: A Devolved Manifesto

Religion<>Science: A Devolved Manifesto 1024 768 Tom Carlson

Thursday, May 12, 2022 3:30 PM Robertson Gym 1000A In scientific laboratories around the world ecstatic acts of attention are taking place. And in each instance, regardless of what, exactly,…

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Stolen Time: Time and Money in Medieval and Modern Imaginaries

Stolen Time: Time and Money in Medieval and Modern Imaginaries 1024 814 Tom Carlson

Friday, April 29th, 2022 at 3PM Robertson Gymnasium 1000A The medieval Mediterranean world saw widespread agreement that usury—the practice of lending money at interest, or pricing money in terms of…

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A NICHE event: Christoph Mauch – Planetary Blues, American Environments and Slow Hope for the Future

A NICHE event: Christoph Mauch – Planetary Blues, American Environments and Slow Hope for the Future 1024 528 Barbara Del Mercato

Christof Mauch, Director of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, will talk about Planetary Blues, American Environments and Slow Hope for the Future. He will be introduced…

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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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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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