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Archive for November, 2011

 

Peter Sloterdijk: Geometry in the colossal: the project of metaphysical globalization

“The fundamental event of modernity is the conquest of the world as picture.” — Martin Heidegger,  The Age of the World Picture (2002 [1938]) “Geometry in the colossal” (Geometrie in Ungeheurem) appears as pages 47 – 72 of the second volume of Peter Sloterdijk’s Spharen — volume is entitled Globen, “Globes”. The excerpt is a […]

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

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Forensic Architecture @ Cabinet

Cabinet magazine issue 43, with a special section on “Forensics” edited in collaboration with Eyal Weizman, available now: http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/43/index.php — Thomas Keenan and Eyal Weizman consider the legacy of Josef Mengele’s remains — Greg Siegel revisits the scenes of early crime photography — Lawrence Abu Hamdan explores the new frontiers of sonic surveillance — Susan […]

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Posted in FEATURED, forensic architecture, NEWS & FEEDS

 

Forensic Spaces: Trials

A joint seminar series with the Forensic Architecture ERC Project and the MA Research Architecture Programme TRIAL 01: GUEST SPEAKER: LEIF DAHLBERG Tuesday, November 22nd 2011 2pm – 5pm Goldsmiths RHB 312 Leif Dahlberg received his PhD in Comparative Literature from Stockholms universitet. Before teaching Communication and Media studies at KTH he taught as senior […]

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Posted in EVENTS, forensic architecture, UP-COMING

 

BRUNO LATOUR: Whose cosmos? Whose cosmopolitics?

Monday, November 7th, 2011

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Sven Lindqvist: Bombing Savages: In Law, in Fact, in Fiction

This lecture marks the centenary of aerial bombardment. More than just a military revolution, this development redrew the legal and moral boundaries between civilians and combatants and spread the theatre of war into cities and domestic spaces. Sven Lindqvist is the author of over 30 widely translated books including A History of Bombing. The lecture […]

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Posted in FEATURED, LECTURES & TALKS

 

THE EVERYWHERE WAR: SEMINAR WITH DEREK GREGORY

THURSDAY, RHB 312 — 13 – 17HS “The systematic connections between neo-liberalism and late modern war have become something of a critical orthodoxy. For David Harvey, ‘the new imperialism’ (or ‘vulture capitalism’ as he also calls it) advances the catastrophically violent process of ‘accumulation by dispossession’: ‘All the neoconservatives have done’, he wrote in the […]

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

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Topology: Spaces of Transformation @ TATE MODERN

Topology: Spaces of Transformation November 2011 – June 2012 Tate Modern – Starr Auditorium Giorgio Agamben, Étienne Balibar, Rosi Braidotti, Drucilla Cornell, Olafur Eliasson, David Harvey, Bruno Latour, Achille Mbembe, Sandro Mezzadra, Ernesto Neto, Luiz Alberto Oliveira, Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Suely Rolnik, Peter Sloterdijk, Anton Schütz, Shiv Visvanathan, Peter Weibel, Thanos Zartaloudis. Topology: Spaces […]

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Posted in NEWS & FEEDS