Affective Societies, affected scientists! Five questions to Michael Richardson

The interview series poses questions concerning the role of affects and emotions in research practice and contemporary society to researches on short-term visit and associate members of the Collaborative Research Center “Affective Societies”. Today, we introduce Michael Richardson who is a lecturer in the School of the Arts and Media at the University of New … more

Affective societies, affected scientists! Five questions to Lara Baladi

The interview series poses questions concerning the role of affects and emotions in research practice and contemporary society to researches on short-term visit and associate members of the Collaborative Research Center “Affective Societies”. Today, we introduce Lara Baladi, an Egyptian-Lebanese multidisciplinary artist, archivist and educator. In her investigations into archives, personal histories, socio-political narratives and … more

Affective societies, affected scientists! Five questions to Greg Seigworth

The interview series poses questions concerning the role of affects and emotions in research practice and contemporary society to researches on short-term visit and associate members of the Collaborative Research Center „Affective Societies“. Today, we introduce Greg Seigworth, who is Professor of Communication Studies in the Department of Communication and Theatre at Millersville University in … more

Affective Societies, affected scientists! Five questions to Jean-Baptiste Pettier

The interview series poses questions concerning the role of affects and emotions in research practice and contemporary society to researches on short-term visit and associate members of the Collaborative Research Center “Affective Societies”. Today, we introduce Jean-Baptiste Pettier who has a PhD in social anthropology from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, with … more

Affective societies, affected scientists! Fünf Fragen an Oliver Lubrich

In der Interview-Reihe “Affective societies, affected scientists!” beantworten Wissenschaftler*innen auf Stippvisite oder mit längerem Aufenthalt im Sonderforschungsbereich “Affective Societies” Fragen zur Affektivität und Emotionalität in Wissenschaft und Gegenwart. Heute stellen wir Oliver Lubrich vor, der seit 2011 Professor für Germanistik und Komparatistik an der Universität Bern ist. Einer seiner Forschungsschwerpunkte ist die Reiseliteratur – etwa … more

Affective societies, affected scientists! Five questions to Thomas Stodulka

The interview series poses questions concerning the role of affects and emotions in research practice and contemporary society to researches on short-term visit and associate members of the Collaborative Research Center “Affective Societies”. Today, we introduce Thomas Stodulka who is Junior Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology, with a special focus on Psychological Anthropology, at … more

Comunidad – Home – Heimat: Images of Indigenous Life-Worlds and Affects in Berlin’s Cinema Babylon

Indigenous life-worlds are in motion. This was the topic of a day-long film festival on October 27, 2017, at which seven filmmakers from Mexican indigenous communities presented their latest documentaries and feature films. The screenings showed innovative approaches in portraying indigenous people beyond the clichés of rural villages and harmony with nature. Through their search … more

Die affektive Macht des „Martyriums“. Was wir von der Debatte um eine Kunstinstallation lernen können

„In Berlin-Kreuzberg werden Massenmörder zu Märtyrern erklärt,“ titelte am 29. November 2017 die Welt. Und weiter: „Eine Kunstinstallation im Berliner Bezirk Kreuzberg präsentiert islamistische Terroristen als Märtyrer – und hebt sie auf eine Stufe mit Martin Luther King und anderen Widerstandskämpfern.“ Wie bitte? Auch der BILD-Autor Gunnar Schupelius gibt sich „fassungslos“ und verkündet: „In Kreuzberg … more

(Deutsch) Sprach-Spiel-Räume. Das Theater von Nassim Soleimanpour

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Eine Retrospektive unternimmt gemeinhin den Versuch, Schaffensphasen, zentrale Themen oder wiederkehrende Motive und Arbeitsweisen im Werk eines Künstlers auszumachen. Dementsprechend finden Retrospektiven … more