Conference: Materialism and Politics, 24 - 26 Apr 2019
ICI Berlin, Christinenstr. 18/19, Haus 8, 10119 Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30 473 7291 10 - - How to find us
Marie brKolkenbrock

Marie Kolkenbrock
Dr. Freud meets Dr. Schnitzler

Lecture, 23 Apr 2019, 20:00

Arthur Schnitzler was a central figure of Viennese modernism, living and working in the Habsburg metropolis at the same time as Sigmund Freud. The talk will introduce the productive, but also extremely ambivalent intellectual and personal relationship between Freud and this literary writer.

Organized by Wilhelm Brüggen (BIPP), Monika Englisch, and Andreas Gehrlach (HU Berlin) in cooperation with ICI Berlin

The lecture is part of the series Psychoanalytic and Cultural Theory.

Materialism and brPolitics

Materialism and

Conference, 24 - 26 Apr 2019

What is the relevance of materialism for thinking the political? Throughout modernity, materialism has been associated with fatalism, naturalism, heresy, and linked to radical ideas such as republicanism and democracy.

Organized by Bernardo Bianchi, Émilie Filion-Donato, Marlon Miguel, and Ayse Yuva. An event of the Centre Marc Bloch in cooperation with the ICI Berlin, the FU Berlin, and the TU Berlin

Please note: The first and second day will take place at Centre Marc Bloch, the third day at ICI Berlin.

Frédérique brAït-Touati

Frédérique Aït-Touati
A Moving Earth

ICI Lecture, 6 May 2019, 19:30

Since the end of the twentieth century, Earth system sciences combined with biology have profoundly transformed the relationship between the human species and the world it inhabits, to the point of achieving a vertiginous reversal: what becomes clear is that living organisms are not just occupying the world, but making it.

The lecture is part of the current ICI Lecture Series ERRANS, environ/s.

KV The Ontological Turn

The Ontological

Workshop, Lecture, 9 May 2019, 14:00 - 21:00

The workshop addresses the growing popularity of post-constructivist perspectives within the social sciences and humanities and interrogates their implications concerning environmental politics.

Followed by a lecture by Robert Fletcher

Organized by Y. Ariadne Collins

Please note that the workshop requires registration.

Laurence brRickels

Laurence Rickels
Critique of Fantasy

Lecture, 14 May 2019, 20:00

With George Lucas’s Star Wars, we entered the Heimat of blockbusters, which lies in the borderlands of the fantasy and science fiction genres folding out of and staggering a contest that J. R. R. Tolkien inaugurated in the 1930s around his introduction of a new or renewed genre.

The lecture is part of the series Psychoanalytic and Cultural Theory.

An Errant Glossary


Luca Di Blasi
Beiträge zur Religion der Philosophie im
20. Jahrhundert


Jule brGovrin


The brGamblers


Rosalind br Morris