Creaturely Ethics and Poetics. Vibrant Possibilities of Human-Animal Organization and Culture

CFP Conference Stream 37 | 11th Critical Management Studies Conference | June 27-29, 2019 | The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK | The domination-exploitation of human beings begins with animals, wild beasts and cattle; the humans associated with these inaugurated an experience that would turn back against them: killings, stockbreeding, slaughters, sacrifices and (in order better to submit) castration.

A Score, A Groove, A Phantom

Exhibition at De Appel, Schipluidenlaan | 12 from 18 January until 16 February 2019, Wednesdays – Saturdays from 14:00-18:00 | A Score, A Groove, A Phantom explores archives of blackness, sociality, and inheritance as they diffract through queer nightlife and trauma in the present moment.


Call for papers Metamodernism | Radboud University Nijmegen | Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July 2019 | Organisers: Dr. Dennis Kersten (RU), Dr. Usha Wilbers (RU) and Prof. Antony Rowland (ManMet) | Deadline abstracts: 1 February 2019

Seminars in Global Art History and Heritage

Our first international guest is Dr. Elsje van Kessel (University of St Andrews), who will speak about: Art, Law, and the Freedom of the Seas in the Early Seventeenth Century | Time and place: Thursday 20 December, 15-17 hrs. | Vossius Zaal, Leiden University Library

All Power to the People!

International Symposium | We are proud to announce the 2-day ‘Black Panther’ symposium with special guests Kathleen Cleaver & Emory Douglas | Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 November 2018 | Former American Embassy in The Hague

PhD Scholarship – Radioactive Ruins: Security in the age of the anthropocene

The Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) is announcing a three-year, fully funded PhD project on the nuclear origins of the Anthropocene. The project is expected to start 1 February 2019. The PhD project is part of a larger research program on “Radioactive Ruins: Security in the Age of the Anthropocene (RADIANT)”. The aim of the program is to explore the Anthropocene as the radioactive afterlife of the Cold War by asking how nuclear testing has shaped and continues to shape everyday life in the Marshall Islands, Kazakhstan and French Polynesia. Deadline: 23 November 2018.

Possessive Individualism and Transatlantic Slavery in Early Modern Philosophy

NOG Masterclass by Katja Diefenbach | Thursday November 22, 2018 |Utrecht University, 10:00-12:45 | PhD and RMA students can receive 2 ECTS for attending the Masterclass and the Symposium ‘Caring for the World. Ethos and Partisanship’ (on November 23). And an extra 1 ECTS when writing a paper of 4.000-5.000 words. Please note if you wish to receive credit for the Masterclass with your registration at You can register for the masterclass until November 12, 2018.

Fascism? Populism? Democracy? Critical Theory in a Global Context

Critical theory has never contented itself with describing surface appearance—and there is no reason why it should today. Fascism, capitalism, and inequality have assumed new forms, and taken on different significance in novel social conditions. This conference aims to reinvigorate critical and theoretical approaches to the present, devoid of dogmatism, but committed to a politics of equality.