Author Archives: danyi

Storytelling for earthly survival

This week is our last session this term: we’ll meet at 18:00 on the 8th February to watch a recent documentary on Donna Haraway titled ‘Storytelling for earthly survival‘. You can watch the trailer here, if you wish: The plan … Continue reading

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The politics of the anthropocene

As you know, next week we’ll have two exciting events with Andrew Barry: on the 18th January he’ll deliver the inaugurating lecture of the new STS masters programme, followed by a roundtable discussion on STS and interdisciplinarity (18:00-22:00 in HZ15). … Continue reading

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Prototyping

The next meeting will be held on the 7th December, between 18:00 and 20:00 in the soc. kitchen area (PEG 3G 204). Following up on our discussion in October, and to some extent Eduardo Viveiros de Castro’s talk in November, … Continue reading

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Against the ontological exceptional position of ‘our species’

As many of you already know, next week Eduardo Viveiros de Castro will be in Frankfurt. He’ll deliver this year’s Kantorowicz lecture on Wednesday the 15th November; on Thursday the 16th November he’ll participate in a discussion in Mousonturm; and … Continue reading

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Economies, Governance, Life

The title of this post is the name of a new STS masters programme in Frankfurt, ran jointly by the cultural anthropology department, the human geography department, and the department of sociology (http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/66719699?). Our first meeting, together with some of … Continue reading

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Taking different worlds seriously

Our special guest this week will be Andy Pickering, with whom we will continue our ongoing conversation about the analytical and political implications of holding different worlds together. We’ll meet at 6pm on the 4th July, in the soc. kitchen … Continue reading

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Generative Collectives

Related to our previous conversation on the composition of collectives, the special guests of the next kitchen meeting will be Sonja Jerak-Zuiderent and Teun Zuiderent-Jerak, who will tell us about their recent fieldwork on trans care in Argentina. The session … Continue reading

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Composing a common world

Last time we talked quite a bit about the possible roles of STS in post-truth politics. In light of current political developments (e.g. the US leaving the Paris Accord) it’s difficult to see things in a productive way, but current … Continue reading

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Post-truth politics and STS

Our next kitchen STS meeting will be held at 18.00 on the 11th May in the soc. kitchen area (PEG 3G 204). The topic for this week’s discussion is post-truth politics and the ways in which STS is implicated in … Continue reading

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Teaching STS

The first meeting of the summer term will take place on the 20th April, between 18.00 and 20.00 in the soc. kitchen area (PEG 3G 204). As many of you know already, the cultural anthropology department, the human geography department, … Continue reading

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