Announcement for Karen Barad upcoming virtual talk (28 Sep) On Touching the Stranger Within

Professor Karen Barad gives a virtual talk and presention Wednesday, September 28, 2022, titled On Touching the Stranger Within—Material Wonderings/Wanderings. The talk is free to attend, and it is part of a touring art exhibition called DRIFT: art and dark matter, which is currently showing at the Justina M. Barnicke gallery at the University of Toronto. Part of what makes this event so exciting is its cross-disciplinary nature, combining work in …

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MUSaiC FESTIVAL

November 22-24 Stockholm A series of lectures and concerts devoted to the themes of the MUSAiC Project and beyond! How can one judge applications of artificial intelligence (AI) to music along dimensions of utility, impact, and ethics? How do creative AI systems affect the use and worth of music in particular contexts? How can ethical considerations be folded …

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The Science Fiction Research Association Conference 2022 “Futures from the Margin” Oslo June 27-July 1

Check out the Co-Futures research group at Oslo University, and the 2022 SFRA Conference. "What do futures look like from the margins? The 2022 SFRA Conference is dedicated to visions of human futures that center and foreground the issues of those from the margins, including Indigenous groups, ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities, and any people …

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RECLAIMING FUTURES: Storying Change

Warmly welcome to Färgfabriken on Saturday 2 April! Saturday 2 April, 13:00-16:00 hrs, at KONSTHALLEN FÄRGFABRIKEN, Lövholmsbrinken 1, Liljeholmen, Stockholm. MORE INFO - reclaimingfutures.se This is a YOUTH SCIENCE/Environmental Arts/ANTHROPOCENE FESTIVAL! In the FORMAS-project Reclaiming Futures - Storying Change teenagers and researchers engage in a conversation on climate change, environmental issues and our relationship to …

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Open Call: Soils as Sites of Emergency and Transformation, NESS Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden. Abstract deadline 15 Dec!

Dear soil friends, please consider joining us for “thinking with soils” workshop in Gothenburg, Sweden, 7-9 June 2022, as part of the Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference (NESS). Please note he short deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2021. Draft papers: 20 May 2022. The NESS format allows us to spend concentrated time in a small …

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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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Gender Studies Conference 12-13 Nov 2020 (online), keynotes and programme is out!

Keynote speakers: Cecilia Åsberg – More-than-human feminisms, and sea changesKTH Royal Institute of Technology/Linköping University, Sweden Roman Kuhar - Anti-gender movements across Europe and beyondUniversity of Ljubljana, Slovenia Kyla Schuller – The Future of Gender: Rethinking the Sex/Gender DistinctionRutgers University, USA The 2020 Gender Studies conference explores futures as matters of intense politics, imaginings and …

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Environmental Racism is Garbage! Symposium – Call for Submissions, deadline 30 Nov, 2020

Submission Deadline:  30 November 2020   Symposium: 27-29 May 2021   The aim of this interactive virtual research-creation and art symposium is to bear modest witness to waste as a symptom of environmental racism. At least one billion people live in over a quarter of a million slums worldwide, often with no formal waste or …

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Streaming STREAMS: now available online!

STREAMS is an international conference for the Environmental Humanities (EH) that gathers researchers from a wide range of academic disciplines as well as artists, activists and practitioners. It takes place on 3-5 August 2021 in Stockholm. Yet, as you may know from our previous post, already this year you could join a virtual event (ahead …

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Call for contributions: New Materialist Informatics – 11th International New Materialisms Conference

23-25 March 2021 University of Kassel, Germany Deadline for Submission: October 15, 2020 http://www.uni-kassel.de/go/NMI2021 This 11th new materialist conference invites participants to investigate the possible intersections between, and beyond, new materialism and informatics. How can new materialism and informatics be brought together in ways that help build liveable and sustainable techno-lifeworlds? What new perspectives with …

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