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Archive for November, 2010

 

Giorgio Agamben: The Power and the Glory

This investigation concerns the reasons and modalities through which power has taken in western societies the form of an economy, that is to say, of a government of man and things. So we will not speak about power in general, but about a peculiar form of power, a modern form of power, that is to […]

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Posted in THINK TANK BLOG

 

Anti-Humanist Curating: a symposium with Anselm Franke, Roger M. Buergel and Bridget Crone at the Whitechapel

Thursday 25 November, 7pm The University of Essex’s Centre for Curatorial Studies in collaboration with PoCA (The Political Currency of Art Research Group) present presentations and discussion between three international curators: Roger M. Buergel (art critic, curator, and Director of documenta 12, 2007), Bridget Crone (Director, Media Art Bath), and Anselm Franke (Artistic Director of […]

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Posted in NEWS & FEEDS

 

Politics Department and Center for Postcolonial Studies Seminar Series 2010/2011

Time: Tuesdays, 5-6:30 pm (unless otherwise stated) Venue: Senior Common Room, RHB (unless otherwise stated) Tuesday, November 23, 5pm, RHB 307 (please note location is different from Senior Common Room) Presenter: Anca Pusca (Goldsmiths, Politics) Title: “The ‘Roma Problem’ in the EU: Nomadism, (In)visible Architectures and Violence” Thursday, December 9, 6pm Presenter: Renate Holub (University […]

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

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Forensic Architecture: ICTY and the Kosovo Project

architecture as evidence On 24 March 1999, the first day of NATO’s Operation Allied Force in Kosovo, several buildings were reported destroyed in Djakovica, a city located at the south western region of the country near the border with Albania. In early 1998, Djakovica was part of a territorial network used by the Kosovo Liberation […]

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

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Eyal Weizman: Material Proportionality

It is a great honour for me to be speaking here in memory of Professor Paul Hirst. I am grateful to the department of politics at Birkbeck College for the opportunity. I was Paul’s student at the London Consortium. He, along with Mark Cousins, was the reason why I joined the programme. I had already […]

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Posted in THINK TANK BLOG