The British Academy and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences (KNAW) are inviting applications for early career researchers (max. 7 yrs post PhD) in the humanities and social sciences to attend a research collaboration symposium on the broad theme of the Anthropocene.
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.
Report: Workshop Water (un)Safety and Concepts of Nature
On the 21st of March, the workshop: Water (un)Safety and Concepts of Nature was held at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. This report reflects on this day as an opportunity for scholars of many different experience levels to exchange their knowledge about the (un)safety of water.
CFP: Agents in the Anthropocene
Agents in the Anthropocene: Trans/disciplinary Practices in Art and Design Education Today symposium—call for presentations Piet Zwart Institute Master Education in ArtJanuary 26–28, 2017 Proposal deadline: December 16, 2016 The Master of Education in Arts, Piet Zwart Institute is pleased to announce an open call for presentations for the two-day symposium Agents in the Anthropocene:... Continue Reading →
Mutating Ecologies in Contemporary Art (Barcelona)
Ist International Symposium December 1, 2016 Meier Auditorium (MACBA, Plaça Joan Coromines, Barcelona) Production and organization: AGI | Art Globalization Interculturality, Universitat de Barcelona Coordinator: Christian Alonso (UB) In collaboration with: MACBA | Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona and Translocal Institute for Contemporary Art (Budapest) Keynotes: Maja & Reuben Fowkes (Translocal Institute, Budapest) The Anthropocene... Continue Reading →
Tipping Points – KNAW Symposium
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences hosts a symposium (in Dutch) on tipping points and climate change on 11 November. Kantelpunten zijn een belangrijk thema geworden in klimaatonderzoek omdat ze in een korte tijd kunnen zorgen voor een compleet ander klimaat. Maar wat is een kantelpunt precies en waardoor wordt het veroorzaakt? In... Continue Reading →