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Distinguished Professor Rosi Braidotti received an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Linköping, Sweden, on 17 May. The university bestowed the high distinction of Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa on her for her groundbreaking philosophical work, in particular in the field of gender studies.
During an official ceremony in Linköping she received a laurel wreath and a ring. The university praised her key contributions to continental philosophy at the intersection with cultural politics, social and political theory in general, and to feminist philosophy and intersectional gender studies in particular. As a pioneer in European women's studies, she has been inspirational for the start up and development of the international Gender Excellence Centre at Linköping University.
For more information in Dutch as well as some photos, please see:
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Listen to Rosi Braidotti discussing the posthuman condition with Joanna Bourke on BBC Radio 3 programme: "Nightwaves" (March 28, 2013):
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A short video of Prof. Rosi Braidotti answering the question why matter matters at Bern Winter School "Timing Transformations".
More "timely statements" and other information can be found at the Winter School blog.
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Professor Rosi Braidotti will present her new book "The Posthuman" (Polity Press, 2013) during an official launch event that will take place on 23rd May at London Review Bookshop, London.
"The Posthuman" offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman. Digital ‘second life’, genetically modified food, advanced prosthetics, robotics and reproductive technologies are familiar facets of our globally linked and technologically mediated societies. This has blurred the traditional distinction between the human and its others, exposing the non-naturalistic structure of the human.
Braidotti argues that the challenge of the posthuman condition consists in seizing the opportunities for new social bonding and community building, while pursuing sustainability and empowerment.
More about the book: see Polity Books website.