- Created on Monday, 25 February 2013 11:18
Centre for the Humanities this year has designed three commemorative conferences for the 300th anniversary of the Treaty of Utrecht: Edward Said Memorial Conference in April, "The Colonial Legacy" conference in June and "The Idea of the University" conference in September.
Commemorative events are co-designed with the Treaty of Utrecht organization, which is responsible for the general cultural programme of the commemoration and the many Utrecht University staff members who are actively involved in the Centre for the Humanities, notably the Descartes Centre and the Focus Area ‘Identities and Cultures’.
More information and registration: http://cfhutrecht2013.com/
We have a duty to remember, but our yearning is to transform the legacy of the past into something empowering and inspiring for the present.
- Created on Wednesday, 09 January 2013 13:13
Utrecht University Summer School offers a one-week intensive course "Critical Theory, Culture and Citizenship" convened and taught by Professor Rosi Braidotti and a team of interdisciplinary co-teachers. It consists of keynote lectures in the morning and three thematic tutorials for four afternoons. The theme of the course is contemporary critical theory in the Continental philosophy tradition, with special reference to the work of Gilles Deleuze.
The course is aimed at research-minded students with a critical and curious intellectual disposition. It is an interdisciplinary course between the Humanities and the social sciences, suited for students in cultural studies, gender, race and postcolonial theory, philosophy, new media, history of ideas and social and political theory.
Course period is 12 - 16 August 2013, deadline for registration is 01 June 2013. For more information about the course and registration please see here.
- Created on Wednesday, 23 May 2012 13:20
On 19th of April Prof. Braidotti delivered a lecture in Giessen University (Germany), International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC). Braidotti's talk engaged with the question of ‘post-human’ turn in contemporary feminist theory and its implications for gender issues and affirmative politics. Video of the lecture can be found at GCSC video blog here.
- Created on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 14:32
An episode "Ik reis, dus ik ben" of the Dutch television programme "Dus ik ben" will feature an interview with Prof. Rosi Braidotti, among others. Those who speak or understand Dutch tune in this Sunday, 15th of April, at 23:35 h to Nederland 2 channel!
Teaser of the episode (in Dutch):