Alessandra Viola: Trash! All you should know about garbage.

Alessandra Viola: Trash! All you should know about garbage. 1024 485 Barbara Del Mercato

Venice, February 10 at 5.30 p.m. Aula A Ca’ Bottacin (Dorsoduro 3911) Re Mida trasformava tutto quello che toccava in oro. Noi, più modestamente, in rifiuti. Abbiamo lasciato palline da…

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Hooked: Art and Attachment

Hooked: Art and Attachment 991 882 Tom Carlson

Friday, February 7, 2020 at 2 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A Based on her forthcoming book of the same title, this talk makes a case for “attachment” as a key word…

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Amitav Ghosh returns to Venice for Gun Island

Amitav Ghosh returns to Venice for Gun Island 1024 576 Barbara Del Mercato

Venice, January 29 at 5.30 p.m. Aula Magna Ca’ Dolfin,  (Dorsoduro 3825D) Fully booked/posti esauriti – Streaming on line/Diretta in streaming: here/qui and in Room 1 at Ca’ Dolfin /…

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Why We Drive: Towards a Philosophy of the Open Road

Why We Drive: Towards a Philosophy of the Open Road 1024 952 Tom Carlson

Lecture: “Driving as a Humanism” Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 4 p.m. Mosher Alumni House, Alumni Hall In the much-hailed driverless future, we’re told that human beings are to become…

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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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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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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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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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