ICI Lecture: Frédérique Aït-Touati, 6 May 2019, 19:30
ICI Berlin, Christinenstr. 18/19, Haus 8, 10119 Berlin
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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, 9 May 2019, 14:00 - 17:00

Unfortunately the workshop is fully booked.

Organized by Y. Ariadne Collins

KV The Ontological Turn

Robert Fletcher
Can the Posthuman Speak?

Lecture, 9 May 2019, 19:30

What are the implications of the increasingly popular ‘posthumanist’ and ‘new materialist’ perspectives that challenge the position of human subjects in research and political action by claiming agency for a range of non-human entities, animate or otherwise.

Organized by Y. Ariadne Collins
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.
John David brRhodes

John David Rhodes
The Prop and its Properties

ICI Lecture, 20 May 2019, 19:30

The prop begs questions of scale, ambience, contingency, commodification, objecthood, and narration. In the context of narrative cinema, props seem as necessary as actors, sets, and locations.

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


An Errant Glossary


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


Jule brGovrin


The brGamblers


Rosalind br Morris