News

 Soils of Remediation, Waters of Redemption: The Ambivalences of Ameliorative Alchemy in „Post“ Mining Landscapes

4s/EASST Meeting:  Locating and Timing Matters: Significance and agency of STS in emerging worlds

Looking forward to participating in the 4S next week in a wobnderful, triple panel on "Alchemical Transformations: Matters of Substance and Change," thoughtfully organized by Bradley Jones and Heather Paxson.

More information on the panel and papers can be found here: https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/ssss/ssss20/

Read more about  Soils of Remediation, Waters of Redemption: The Ambivalences of Ameliorative Alchemy in „Post“ Mining Landscapes

Disorientations: Berlin Summer Program Workshop 2019

I am looking forward to moderating a panel on "Considering Colonialism" at this year's Berlin Program Summer Workshop, which includes an exciting array of speakers and panels. Art historian Elizabeth "Libby" Otto and German film and cultural studies professor Randall Halle will be giving keynote lectures and panels will feature research in-progress by scholars of German studies from around the world. Should be an exciting few days down in Dahlem!

 

More information about the program and theme can be found...

Read more about Disorientations: Berlin Summer Program Workshop 2019

Sites of Remembering: Landscapes - Lessons - Policies

Workshop

27.04.2018 – 28.04.2018

 

Location: Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, Germany

Conveners: Eveline de Smalen (RCC), Vikas Lakhani (RCC)

This workshop aims to discuss, identify, and evaluate ways in which social sciences and humanities can use memory studies to engage with the problems we encounter in the world today, and bridge the divide between academic disciplines, and academia and policy. We intend to publish the results of this workshop as an issue...

Read more about Sites of Remembering: Landscapes - Lessons - Policies

Games of Chance in the Production of the Urban Commons

Presentation in the context of the 116th American Anthropological Annual meeting in Washington D.C. as part of a double panel on Urban Ethnographies of Commoning, organized and chaired by  Güldem Baykal Büyüksaraç and  Derya Özkan

 

 

Washington, DC, November 29th, 2:15-4:00 

Location: Marriott, Thurgood Marshall South

 

Description: 

This panel aims to bring into conversation ethnographic case studies on forms of urban living created through acts of commoning –spaces...

Read more about Games of Chance in the Production of the Urban Commons

On Visual Writing: A Conversation Between Ulf Erdmann Ziegler and Cynthia Browne

Friday, Nov 18th, 2016;

Deutsches Haus, New York University

 

On Visual Writing: A Conversation Between Ulf Erdmann Ziegler and Cynthia Browne :      Based on three short quotes from the Deutsches Haus writer-in-residence's novels – which will be read in English and in German – Ulf Erdmann Ziegler...

Read more about On Visual Writing: A Conversation Between Ulf Erdmann Ziegler and Cynthia Browne

In/Visibility And Difference: A Visual Methods Workshop

Bard College Berlin, Dec 3 - 4, 2015

 

The myriad complexities difference entails can hardly be overestimated: it is a lived, practiced, embodied, and observed phenomenon that deserves a careful methodological and analytical approach. Visual methodologies offer a wide range of possibilities when it comes addressing diverse aspects and meanings of difference. What passes for different – and why? How do we locate difference? How do we visualize it? How do we make sense of difference spatially and temporally in...

Read more about In/Visibility And Difference: A Visual Methods Workshop