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Results: 21 - 40 of 60
  • 14 Oct 2016
    Call for Papers - Other Globes: Past and Peripheral Imaginations of the Global

    Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Ursula K. Heise (University of California Los Angeles) Patrick D.Flores (University of the Philippines) Peter Hitchcock (Baruch College, City University of New York)

  • 18 Sep 2016
    New book: Peripheral Visions in the Globalizing Present: Space, Mobility, Aesthetics

    This volume sheds new light on how today’s peripheries are made, lived, imagined and mobilized in a context of rapidly advancing globalization.

  • 12 Sep 2016
    Call for Papers - Postcolonial Mediations: Globalisation and Displacement

    Fourth Annual ACGS Conference

  • 18 Aug 2016
    NWO Veni Grant for Leonie Schmidt

    ACGS member Dr Leonie Schmidt (Media Studies) will receive a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for her research project "Pop Preachers and Counter-terror Culture: Contesting ...

  • 26 May 2016
    NWO Vidi grant Rachel Spronk

    ACGS member Dr Rachel Spronk will receive a Vidi grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for her research project "Sexuality and the making of the middle class. A comparative study of ...

  • 1 Apr 2016
    You Must Create? Boredom, Shanzhai and Digitization in the Time of ‘Creative China’

    Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, 7-9 April 2016 ~ Workshop organized by Jeroen de Kloet (University of Amsterdam), Yiu Fai Chow (Hong Kong Baptist University), Laura Vermeeren (University of Amsterdam), ...

  • 22 Mar 2016
    Call for Papers: Third Annual ACGS Conference - Where Are We Now? Temporalities of Globalisation

    The 2016 ACGS conference welcomes papers that explore the complexity and radical heterogeneity of today’s planetary temporalities. Please submit an abstract (200-300 words) and short bio (max. 100 words) by 1 June ...

  • 23 Feb 2016
    Cities Interrupted: Visual Culture and Urban Space. Edited by Shirley Jordan and Christoph Lindner

    The ASCA Cities Project is pleased to announce the publication of Cities Interrupted: Visual Culture and Urban Space, published by Bloomsbury, February 2016. The book is the result of a two-year international ...

  • 19 Jan 2016
    Rubicon Leonie Schmidt

    Pop Preachers and Counter-terror Culture: Contesting Terrorism through Social Media and Popular Culture in Indonesia

  • 19 Jan 2016
    In Memoriam Mario Rutten

    It is with sadness that we wish to inform you of the death of our member, Mario Rutten, Professor of Comparative Sociology and Anthropology of Asia at the Department of Anthropology.

  • 9 Dec 2015
    Data Activism -- New Website

    Data activism: The politics of big data according to civil society is a research project based at the Department of Media Studies of the University of Amsterdam and part of ASCA. It is funded by a Starting Grant of ...

  • 8 Dec 2015
    New Book: Christoph Lindner and Miriam Meissner, eds. Global Garbage: Urban Imaginaries of Waste, Excess, and Abandonment (Routledge, 2016)

    Global Garbage examines the ways in which garbage, in its diverse forms, is being produced, managed, experienced, imagined, circulated, concealed, and aestheticized in contemporary urban environments and across ...

  • 30 Nov 2015
    New Book: Ashley Tellis and Sruti Bala, eds. The Global Trajectories of Queerness: Re-thinking Same-Sex Politics in the Global South.

    ‘The Global Trajectories of Queerness’ interrogates the term “queer” by mapping what space the theorizing of same-sex sexualities and politics in the non-West inhabits. From theoretical discussions to specific ...

  • 20 Nov 2015
    European Journal of Humour Research: Special Issue on Humour in Art and Activism

    The special issue of the European Journal of Humour Research on “Humour in Art and Activism” (2015, vol. 2/3, eds. Veronika Zangl and Sruti Bala) addresses the intersection of art and activism by investigating ...

  • 28 Oct 2015
    Publication: Humour in Art and Activism

    The special issue of the European Journal of Humour Research on “Humour in Art and Activism” (2015, vol. 2/3, eds. Veronika Zangl and Sruti Bala) addresses the intersection of art and activism by investigating ...

  • 13 Oct 2015
    Literary Canonicity in the 21st Century

    This symposium is organised by the 'Literature of the 21 st Century' research group (Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis) with the support of Onderzoeksschool Literatuurwetenschap.

  • 8 Sep 2015
    Call for Papers - Global Adorno

    It is constitutive for Critical Theory that it is linked to a moral and political ideal of self-reflexive enlightenment and emancipation. It is constitutive as well that such a theory is dependent on historical and ...

  • 8 Sep 2015
    Call for Papers - Visualising the Street

    For the international conference 'Visualising the Street,' the ASCA Cities Project invites papers that explore the impact of contemporary practices of image-making on the visual cultures of the street.

  • 8 Sep 2015
    European Security Practices After 9/11 Public Conference

    This half-day conference explores the current theoretical and empirical advances in studying European security. It brings together leading scholars to take stock of European counterterrorism and its political, ...

  • 24 Aug 2015
    Call for Papers - Bland, Boring, Banal

    From Paris to Nigeria, from Ukraine to Syria: our present geopolitical situation is one of extreme events—events whose violent intensity is hard to avoid in an age of media saturation and mobile connectivity. ...