November 18-26 | Huizinga Winter School: Cities, Borders, Identities

PhD/RMa Winter school Cities, Borders and Identities Towards an Interdisciplinary Approach 18 – 26 November 2017 Deadline for applications: 15 May 2017 The ongoing refugee crisis, combined with the continuing aftershocks of the financial crisis of 2008 have seen the re-emergence of identity politics across Europe in a space that is increasingly divided in cultural,…  Read more →

July 3-5: Animal Intersections Conference

Van maandag 3 tot woensdag 5 juli (2017) vindt voor de zevende keer het AASA (Australasian Animal Studies Association) congres plaatst. Dit congres wordt georganiseerd door de universiteit van Adelaide en staat dit jaar in het teken van ‘Animal Intersections’. Voor meer informatie over dit congres en de themas die dit jaar worden besproken verwijzen…  Read more →

CFP: Materialities of Postcolonial Memory

AHM Conference 2017 Materialities of Postcolonial Memory Call for Papers 7 -9 December 2017 University of Amsterdam As questions of racism are prominent in public debate, the colonial and slavery pasts represent more than ever key sites of both social encounter and contestation. The fields of heritage and memory studies, however, have been slow to…  Read more →

Announcing the Critical theory Consortium

In December 2016, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a three-and-a-half year, $1,525,000 grant to the University of California, Berkeley and $1,020,000 to Northwestern University to establish the International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs (ICCTP). The task of this international consortium is to document, connect, and support the various programs and projects that now represent…  Read more →

February 10: Waste Event

With Alice Twemlow, Rachele Dini, and Dave Hakkens Friday 10 February, 2017 At this event, we invite you to confront and ponder an object that we usually wish dispose of quickly. To examine waste in all its materiality, we invite 15 people to join us on a morning excursion to AEB, an Energy from Waste…  Read more →