How do the arts and artistic research contribute to planetary-scale questions of ecological transformation and disaster? This evening will feature three examples of special ways in which the arts trace the cultural, political and social implications of local and global moving resources, showing the shifting contexts and social ecologies of primary materials (such as oil, silicate or wood).
Lecture: The Life of Plants by Emanuele Coccia
This Stevin Seminar (CLUE+) addresses the life of plants from philosophical, biological and artistic perspectives.
Lecture: Na het neoliberalisme – Klimaatverandering, sociale bewegingen en politiek
On Thursday 31 May, Hein-Anton van der Heijden will visit the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) to present his most recently written book: Na het neoliberalisme – Klimaatverandering, sociale bewegingen en politiek (2017).
Media: Petra van Dam on the Amsterdam Ordnance Datum
The publication of our board member Petra van Dam's new book on the 200-year history of the the Amsterdam Ordnance Datum Van Amsterdams peil naar Europees Referentievlak: De Geschiedenis van het NAP tot 2018 drew a lot of attention from newspapers and radio.
Interview with René ten Bos: Life in the Anthropocene
On Friday, 16th February a group of students, academics and other inquisitive attendants came together to listen to a lecture by 'Thinker Laureate' René ten Bos, Professor of Philosophy at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. He was granted the title of 'Thinker Laureate' in the Spring of 2017, and will bear this honour for two... Continue Reading →