Symposium: Climate Realism – Aesthetics and Politics of Climate

The Goethe-Institut Amsterdam is organizing a symposium on Friday the 10th of May. Climate Realism is an occasion to rethink the aesthetics and politics of climate in its myriad forms; to capture climates capacity to express embedded histories; to map the formal strategies of representation that have turned climate into cultural content; and to index embodied currents of past and future climates.

Nuclear Waste and Future Heritage: Excursion to COVRA

On 9 October 2019, the Environmental Humanities Centre will pay a visit to COVRA, the only nuclear waste facility in the Netherlands. In addition to learning more about the complex practices of safe storage, we also want to explore the relations between nuclear waste and art on site. Sign up for this excursion quickly, there are a limited number of available spots!

BURN-OUT: Call for Fellows Het Nieuwe Instituut

Through its annual Call for Fellows, Het Nieuwe Instituut’s Research Department acknowledges and gives visibility to research projects offering departures from established modes of thinking and practice. For this iteration of the Call for Fellows, the Research Department has selected the theme of BURN-OUT. Exhaustion on a Planetary Scale.

LUCAS 2019 Graduate Conference – Animals: Theory, Practice, Representation

On April 4th and 5th, 2019, Leiden University Centre for Arts in Society (LUCAS) will be hosting a conference called, Animals: Theory, Practice, and Representation.

This graduate conference is an international and interdisciplinary platform where PhD and master students can present, exchange, and discuss research results and innovative theoretical insights with participants from diverse backgrounds.

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