Other Futures 2020

Open Call to all beings to explore the future of multispecies society together. Other Futures 10 – 12 April 2020. Festival: 10 – 11 April 2020 at Felix Meritis, Amsterdam. Exhibition: Opening 10 April, performance 12 April, closing 10 May 2020 at Rozenstraat – a rose is a rose is a rose, Amsterdam

Cultural perceptions of safety. Reflecting on modern and pre-modern feelings of safety in literature, philosophy, art and history

On Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd of January 2021, the Humanities Department of the Open University of the Netherlands organizes the international conference ‘Cultural perceptions of safety. Reflecting on modern and pre-modern feelings of safety in literature, philosophy, art and history’. We cordially invite scholars from various disciplines to send in their proposal for paper presentations. | Deadline for abstracts is 1st of June, 2020. | The conference takes place at the Academiegebouw in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

PhD Position at the University of Kassel

Doc­to­ral can­di­da­te (m/f/d) – In­sti­tu­te of So­ci­al Work and So­ci­al Wel­fa­re | Faculty of Human Sciences – Prof. Dr. Mechthild Bereswill – fixed-term, part-time (currently 26,67 hours/week) | deadline for submission: 26.02.2020 | start of recruitment : as soon as possible

Night Scenes

Call for Proposals Postgraduate Roundtable organized by Sara Brandellero at University College London, 23 April 2020 | Deadline for submissions: 13 January 2020

Propositions #10: Instituting Otherwise

Saturday 7 December, 13–21 hrs, including dinner from 17.45–19 hrs in the Basic Activist Kitchen | Language: English | Propositions #10: Instituting Otherwise is a one-day public symposium on the civic practice of art institutions, organized by BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht on Saturday 7 December 2019, from 13.00–21.00 hrs. The symposium probes the question of how to institute spaces for art in the face of the pressing urgencies of the present.

The Johan Huizinga Fellowship for historical research

The Johan Huizinga Fellowship is open to MA graduates, as well as PhD students and post-doctoral candidates. MA Graduate/PhD Fellows are those who have completed their MA degree or whose proposal is embedded in the research plans of their forthcoming PhD dissertation, postdoctoral Fellows must have completed their PhD dissertation and obtained a PhD-degree on the date of application. | The closing date for all applications is 19 January 2020, at 6:00 p.m. (Amsterdam time/CET).

Imagining climate change: The visual arts to the rescue?

Ulrike Hahn | EUR | 2019-2023 | Supervisors: Filip Vermeylen, Pauwke Berkers, Katja Kwastek | Humanity has entered a new era, often labelled the Anthropocene – the human epoch. It poses a significant threat to the ecological integrity of the planet, particularly through human-caused climate change. The abstract and complex nature of climate change makes it a topic that is often framed and visualised in overly scientific and problem-focused ways. Ulrike Hahn’s research studies a promising alternative approach for imagining climate change from the contemporary visual arts.

(Un)timely Crises: Chronotopes and Critique

ASCA/OSL Conference | Amsterdam, 17-18 October 2019 | Organized by: Maria Boletsi (Leiden University and University of Amsterdam), Natashe Lemos-Dekker (University of Amsterdam), Kasia Mika (Queen Mary, University of London), Ksenia Robbe (University of Groningen)

Dialogues Between Images and Texts

Part of the 11th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts organised by ATINER (Athens Institute for Educational and Research) | Athens, 8-11 June 2020 | Call for Papers | Symposium coordinator: Dr Eve Kalyva (e.m.kalyva@gmail.com) | Deadline for calls for papers: 4 November 2019