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Critique and Imagination

Current Public Fellow

Current Faculty Fellow

Recent Activities

Radha D'Souza: Lecture and discussion
25th of May 2023
Conference "Heart of Glass 'With For and About: Care and the Commons' project".

Radha D'Souza: Lecture "Movement(s): Liberalism and Human Agency in Times of Existential Crisis"
5th of June 2023
University of Lucerne

Pedro Oliveira: Participation in the panel discussion "Situated Soundknowledge" and sound performance at the festival "Blaues Rauschen" in Bochum.
14th of June 2023

Radha D'Souza: Keynote Impossible Dreams? Law and Globalisation as it Approaches a Centenary - Sustainable Global Economic Law - University of Amsterdam
22nd of June 2023
University of Amsterdam

Radha D'Souza: Conference "Law's role in sustainable globalization: crises, tragedy & transformative possibilities"
22nd of June 2023
by Transformative Effects Of Globalisation In Law (TEGL), collaborative research project by legal scholars from Maastricht University, Open Universiteit NL, Tilburg University and the University of Amsterdam at the Amsterdam Law School:
Roundtable: Radha D'Souza, Robert Knox and Parvati Menon: "Law and the Political Economy of Violence".

Pedro Oliveira: Performance at the Festival "Between Land and Sea" in Palermo, Italy
24th of June 2023

Pedro Oliveira: Performance at the 'Beek', Hamburg
9th of July 2023

Pedro Oliveira: Exhibition participation "Broken Machines & Wild Imaginings" at the Akademie der Künste Berlin
until 9th of July 2023

Radha D'Souza: "The Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes: Extinction Wars" at 14th Gwanju Biennale 2023 in Republic of Korea
Until 30th of July 2023
Exhibition: CICC Gwangju Biennale - Extinction Wars - Framer Framed

Lydia Ouma Radoli: Lecture "Courting Trauma: An Unspoken Mental Health Crisis Among Journalists in East Africa"
3rd to 4th of August 2023
Conference: "The 33rd International Conference Research Association of Interdisciplinary Studies (RAIS) Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities". Princeton Erdman Centre, (Virtual)
Link to proceedings

Lydia Ouma Radoli: Lecture: "African Epistemology - A Panacea for Mental Health Among Journalists Reporting Trauma in East Africa"
25th to 27th of August 2023
Conference: "The 9th International Paris Congress on Social Sciences & Humanities". Paris, France.

Lydia Ouma Radoli: Lecture: "Suppressed Narratives a Lens Through the Life Cycle of Visual Rhetors in East Africa"
6th to 8th September 2023
Conference: "The Eighth International Conference on Communication and Media Studies September". Madrid, Spain.

Pedro Oliveira: Exhibition "on damp earths we wander" in the Lantz'scher Park in Düsseldorf
until 15th of September 2023

Radha D'Souza: Invited expert at the "Market for Useful Knowledge and Non-Knowledge" of the Mobile Academy Berlin, Künstler*innenhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt a.M.
16th of September 2023

Boukje Cnossen: Conference Presentation "Practices of Place Work in the Legitimation of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems"
September 30th - October 3rd 2023
The 43rd Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference

Rosalind Morris: Lecture "Like War, or: Statelessness and (dis)Organized Violence";
24th of October 2023
Event series "Keywords of our Political Present
Humboldt University, Institute for European Ethnology, Berlin

Pedro Oliveira: Participation in the exhibition "v01ces - The Human Voice in the Age of Artificial Intelligence VOICE:over VIII".
10 November 2023 to 13 January 2024
Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin

Rosalind Morris: Screening and discussion of the film "We Are Zama Zama".
13th of November
Graduate Institute and the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, Geneva

Lydia Ouma Radoli: Lecture: "Visuals of Trauma in Journalism and the Mixing of Methods - Symptomatology of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma Narratives"
16th to 17th November 2023
Conference: "The 34th International Conference Research Association of Interdisciplinary Studies (RAIS) Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities". American University in Washington DC, USA.

Rosalind Morris: Screening and discussion of the film We Are Zama Zama
23 November
Giorgione Cinema, Venice. Presented by Ca' Foscari's New Institute in Environmental Humanities (NICHE) and McGill's Critical Media Lab.

Rosalind Morris: Comments at the book launch, Nazan Ustundag, "The Mother, the Politician, and the Guerrilla: Women's Political Imagination in the Turkish Women's Movement"
January 8th, 2024
Institute for European Ethnology
Humboldt University, Berlin

Rosalind Morris: Film Screening of 'We are Zama Zama,' and post-screening conversation
January 18th, 2024
At the conference "Crumbling Worlds: Living in Ruins, Repairing Infrastructures/Alles bröckelt. Über das Leben in Ruinen und das Reparieren von Infrastrukturen."
Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften
Kunstuniversität Linz in Vienna

Radha D'Souza: Book Launch "Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes" edited by Radha D'Souza and Jonas Staal
February 11th, 2024
Framer Framed, Amsterdam

Radha D'Souza: New publication contract by Bloomsbury Academic for an edited volume by Radha D'Souza and Sunera Thobani
February 14th, 2024

Radha D'Souza: Cross-course for students and staff across disciplines for four days focusing environmental justice offered jointly by Radha D'Souza and Nabil Ahmad.
February 20th-23rd, 2024
Bergen Assembly, Bergen

Rosalind Morris: Film Screening of 'We are Zama Zama,' and post-screening conversation
March 8th, 2024
New School for Social Research
New York

Radha D'Souza: "Legal Imaginaries Beyond Extraction: The Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes", Symposium jointly presented by Radha D'Souza and Jonas Staal
March 13th-15th, 2024
Paul Mellon Centre, London