Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2019

Friday, 15 November – Saturday 16 November 2019 | Aula of the University of Amsterdam, Singel 411, 1012 XM Amsterdam | The Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food is the annual point of assembly and an exchange of knowledge in the field of Food history in the Netherlands. It intends to stimulate debate and research that bridges the gap between different disciplines. Another aim is to transfer academic research to a wider public and stimulate research using the History of Food Collection of Allard Pierson | Collections of the University of Amsterdam. The symposium is therefore targeted at both an academic and a professional audience.

Cultures of Urban (In)Justice

The theme of the 2019-2020 ASCA Cities Seminar is “Cultures of Urban (In)Justice”. We are interested in examining dynamics of spatial (in)justice from the vantage point of creative, cultural, aesthetic and political practices in contemporary urban environments. | Semester 1 dates: Friday 20 September, Friday 18 October, Friday 1 November, Friday 6 December | Organisers: Carolyn Birdsall, Jeff Diamanti, Simone Kalkman and Kasia Mika | Contact: c.j.birdsall@uva.nl

Our Mechanical Eyes — On Seeing Machines

In the exhibition Rothko and I*, *alone without your phone, the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam (Schiedam, NL) invites their visitors for an “intimate experience” with Rothko’s Grey, Orange on Maroon, No 8 (1960); the visitor can observe the painting, but has to leave their phone at the door.[1] The mobile phone is seen as blocking the way when it comes to attaining intimacy with the painting.

ROSANNA Fonds

Het ROSANNA Fonds voor Vrouwen is opgericht door Rosi Braidotti en Anneke Smelik, met als doel het stimuleren van het academisch onderwijs voor getalenteerde vrouwen aan de Universiteit Utrecht.
De eerstvolgende deadline voor het ontvangen van aanmeldingen voor een ROSANNA Fonds Beurs is 1 december 2019.

Posthuman Knowledge(s)

Utrecht Summer School course by Prof. Rosi Braidotti August 19-23, 2019 In 2019, Braidotti’s intensive course will focus on “Posthuman Knowledge(s)”. The aim of the course is to offer a critical overview of contemporary debates about the implications of the ‘posthuman turn’, for knowledge production and research in the Posthumanities. Braidotti will apply her specific […]

Racial Orders, Racist Borders

Call for Papers: Sixth Annual ACGS Conference, 17-18 October 2019, University of Amsterdam. | Around the world, racist discourses, attitudes, and practices have moved from the fringes into the mainstream, putting core democratic values under pressure. Familiar racial orders have resurfaced and reinforced racist borders, both metaphorical and material. The sixth annual conference of the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies (ACGS) invites papers that examine how forms, discourses and practices of racism have materialized in various institutional contexts. | Please submit an abstract (max. 250-300 words) and a short bio (max. 100 words) by 15 May 2019 to acgs-fgw@uva.nl.

Human

The 3rd PARSE Biennial Research Conference: Human | 13-15 November, 2019 | Gothenburg | Call for contributions: panels, papers, performances, screenings, collaborations and workshops | Deadline for abstracts: 31 March 2019 | For submissions go to: https://www.conftool.org/parse2019/