Category Archives: General

The Elements of a Sociology of Digital Economic Geographies

Co-organised by the Human Geography and the Cultural Anthropology departments, the next kitchen session will be centred around Koray Çalışkan’s visit to Frankfurt on the 18th and the 19th June. Please find below a detailed description of the programme. *** The Elements … Continue reading

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Doing politics in meeting talk and text

The next guest of the STS kitchen will be Richard Freeman from Edinburgh, who at 18:00 on the 17th May will give a lecture on doing politics in meeting talk and text. The lecture will be held in the Normative Orders … Continue reading

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Interspecies Relations in Industrial Ruins

Our next meeting will take place on the 26th April, in the soc. kitchen area (PEG 3G 202) between 18:00 and 20:00. This time, we will look at a very fresh article by Elaine Gan, Anna Tsing and Daniel Sullivan. … Continue reading

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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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