Primeras Jornadas de Historia de la Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad

Viña del Mar, Chile. January 7-8, 2019

En el marco del Proyecto de Publicación de Historia de la Ciencia y de la Tecnología en Chile, estas primeras jornadas se proponen discutir las vinculaciones entre el conocimiento y sus bases sociales, sus proyecciones en la esfera política, su arquitectura institucional, cómo la participación de las comunidades que le dan sentido, cuestiona y colabora en sus prácticas entre otros temas relacionados. Continue reading

Summer School: Epistemologies of the South V


Curia, Portugal. June 24 to July 2, 2019

The Epistemologies of the South are an epistemological and political proposal that put into question the hegemonic centrality of the modern eurocentric matrix project and wager on the broadening of cognitive justice and social justice recognising the impossibility of one existing without the other. The South, in this context, is not a geographical place, rather a metaphor for the unjust suffering promoted by the oppression of colonialism, capitalism and hetero-patriarchy and for a plural space of epistemological creativity closely linked to knowledges forged in resistances and struggles. The South thus thought is heterogeneous and includes diverse spaces, varied experiences and an infinity of knowledges. The Epistemologies of the South recognize these differences and value them, encouraging South-South dialogues, as well as South-North dialogues. Continue reading

CRITICAL ZONE – conference program


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February 21-22, 2019

Daniel Fetzner, Susanne Kriemann, Toni Hildebrandt, Sudipto Basu, Vera Tollmann, Damien Pelletier-Brun & Lena Quelvennec, Bruno Latour & Alexandra Arènes & Jérôme Gaillardet, Martina Sauer, Michael Rottmann, Léa Perraudin, Olga Timurgalieva, Lars Christian Grabbe, Magdalena Eckes, Steven Banwart & Anna Krzywoszyńska, Daniel Irrgang & Bettina Korintenberg. Continue reading

Reading Retreat in Umbria: “Anthropocene Organisms”

Umbria, Italy. May 26-June 5, 2019

Announcing a reading and discussion retreat in Umbria, Italy on the topic of “Anthropocene Organisms” from May 26th to June 5th, 2019.

The retreat will take place in the medieval Italian hill town of Monte Castello di Vibio using facilities made available by the International Center for the Arts. A small group of scholars will gather to spend mornings reading and discussing important contemporary papers with optional evening sessions workshopping papers-in-progress by the group’s members. The idea is to provide a relaxing environment for some focused work on important emerging areas of environmental and animal thought. Afternoons are free. Continue reading