Posthumanities Hub Seminar on ‘AI and the Posthumanities’, 22 April 2021 at 10:00-12:00!

Welcome to the Posthumanities Hub Seminar on ‘AI and the Posthumanities’ with an exciting list of speakers! This event, engaging AI and non-AI researchers alike, aims to open up a space for the lively conversations on AI as a societal challenge for citizenship, the artistic imaginary, education, democracy, human and the more-than human, while mobilising …

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“(Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters: A conversation between visual artist Emanuela Cusin and philosopher Marietta Radomska.” An event at the University of Birmingham

Join us for this fantastic even organised by the ERC project ‘Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Remembering, Imagining, and Anticipating Violence’. Location: Online Date: Thursday 15 April 2021, 14:00-16:15 GMT / 15:00-17:15 CET Contact: e.m.l.geerts@bham.ac.uk REGISTRATION Official event website Introduction During this research seminar, visual artist Emanuela Cusin (Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (UK)) and philosopher Dr Marietta Radomska (Research …

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More-than-human Conversations BLOG SERIES: Dr Evelien Geerts on “The more-than-human materializations of violence, remembrance, and times of crisis”

The Posthumanities Hub is more than just a research group. It is a lively research environment across various borders, a platform, and a network of networks for postdisciplinary and more-than-human humanities, for philosophy, arts and sciences, informed by advanced cultural critique and creativity. It is also a space for discussions, transversal dialogues, synergies and conversations. In …

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Symposium ‘det gode liv/The Sweetness of Living’ at Barents Spektakel Festival, 20th Feb 2021!

Check out the exciting online event: det gode liv/The Sweetness of Living forming part of the Barents Spektakel festival, taking place on 17-21 February in Kirkenes, Norway. The symposium itself is scheduled on 20th February (Saturday) from 10:00 to 14:00 CET. It takes place both on location and online. In order to register, fill out …

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InterGender PhD course “Technocultural assemblages: Methods and methodologies in focus”

InterGender – International Consortium for Interdisciplinary Feminist Research TrainingFor this course PhD candidates, but also advanced Master’s students are eligible to apply. Title of the Course: Technocultural assemblages: Methods and methodologies in focus Time: 6-8 April 2021 Location: OnlineDeadline for applications: 7 March 2021Applications should be sent to:InterGender Consortium Coordinator Edyta Just (edyta.just[at]liu.se)Maximum number of …

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The Posthumanities Hub Seminar “Sonic Visions of the Arctic” with Åsa Stjerna (online)

When: 25 March, 13:15-15:00 (Swedish time/CET) Where: Online. In order to take part in the seminar, please register by sending an email to the.posthumanities.hub@gmail.com by 23rd March 2021 at noon (CET) the latest. Photo: Åsa Stjerna. Sulitjelma glacier 2020. How can sound mediate information of global relevance about the Arctic? How can this information be …

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Call for Chapters for Edited Book – Death and Dying at the Margins: Material-Discursive Perspectives on Death and Dying (tentative title)

Call for Chapters for Edited Book – Death and Dying at the Margins: Material-Discursive Perspectives on Death and Dying (tentative title)

Queer Death Studies Network

When: Abstracts due February 26, 2021; completed drafts due August 27, 2021.

Where: Contact Jesse Peterson <jesse.peterson@slu.se> or Natashe Lemos Dekker <n.lemos.dekker@fsw.leidenuniv.nl> or Phil Olson <prolson@vt.edu>

Invitation

The third and final plate of mushroom risotto arrived. I was seated with Natashe and Philip, the night before we were to convene and discuss papers that explored the material-discursive aspects of death and dying. It seemed fitting, as the mushroom almost cloyed my tastebuds, that each of us would settle on fungus, often a symbol for decay, dissolution, and putrefaction. Fruiting harbingers that, by confronting their observers with the transformation of death back into life, challenge the definitions of the living, dying, alive, dead, not-alive, undead, and more. Reflecting on this moment, I can say that it was this very challenge that brought us together, the question of how materialities, practices, and stories help to organize the ambivalences in human determinations of…

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The Posthumanities Hub Seminar “Re:Sound – Sound as Evidential Medium in an Age of Crisis”, ONLINE 28th January at 13:15 (CET)

The Stars Beneath Our Feet (2015), video still. (© Louise Mackenzie) Welcome to the first session in The Posthumanities Hub Seminar Series 2021! When: 28 Jan 2021, 13:15-15:00 (CET)Where: Zoom (link will be sent out after registration). Please, have your name visible upon entering.Registration: In order to take part in the seminar, please register by …

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Water@theCentre, 3d December – Speed Talks on Water Relations and Sustainable Water Futures

Welcome to this open digital conference at KTH where water is at the centre. If you are hungry for oceanic humanities tune in to Cecilia Åsberg's speed talk in session C, where new and unconventional approaches to how to think, work with, make use of, and take care of our most precious resource are explored.The …

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