08.02.23

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

The Manifestations of Anti-Gypsyism

Dezso Mate, Academy in Exile@KWI Fellow

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

01.02.23

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

LGBTIQ+ History in Turkey

Diren Demir, Academy in Exile

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

25.01.23

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

Appetites and Other Ghosts

Sasha Gora, KWI International Fellow

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

18.01.23

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

The Totalitarian Subject

On Psychology, Political Theory, and Literature of the 1930s and 1940s

Sandra Janßen, Thyssen@KWI Fellow

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

11.01.23

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi

The Case against Story

Literary Strategies against Narrative Supremacy

Samir Sellami, KWI Fellow

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

21.12.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

Colloquium

Claudia Tazreiter, Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society (REMESO),University Linköping

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

14.12.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

Red Tape Narratives

Fractured Subjects and the Administrative Grotesque in Bureaucratic Fiction

Alexandra Irimia, KWI International Fellow

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

14.12.22

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Mi / 18:00

Wheatscapes and Culinary Ghosts

Maya Marshak (Delfina Foundation), L. Sasha Gora (KWI). David Bates (Chatham House)

Delfina Foundation
29/31 Catherine Place
London SW1E 6DY

10.12.22

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Sa / 14:00 – 16:50

Polyphonic Bodies II

L. Sasha Gora (KWI), Erin Li (Delfina Foundation), Songsoo Kim

Asymmetry HQ,
102a Albion Drive, London, E8 4LY

08.12.22 – 09.12.22

Events in English

Philosophical Steamboat 1922–2022: On the Centenary of the Exile of Intellectuals

Internal Workshop

Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities Essen (KWI), Gartensaal, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

07.12.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

Commemoration of/for Entrepreneurship in the Late 19th – Early 20th Century

Tetiana Vodotyka, Ukraine National Academy of Sciences / Georg-August University Göttingen

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

30.11.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

Mapping Blackness in Southeast Asia and Oceania

German Anthropology ca. 1900

Marissa Petrou, KWI International Fellow

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

23.11.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

Four or Five Footnotes to the Climate Crisis

Kris Decker, KWI International Fellow

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

17.11.22

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Do / 18:00

Stop Writing! Curate!

Digital Curation and Photobook Research

Verena Kick, KWI International Fellow

Folkwang University of the Arts, Campus Welterbe Zollverein, Quartier Nord, Room 2.13

16.11.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

Picturing Weimar Publics

Montage Strategies and Counter Publics in Interwar Photobooks

Verena Kick, KWI International Fellow

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

14.11.22

Events in English

Mo / 16:00

Lecture: Auerbach’s Mimesis as an Anthropology of Violence

Marta Figlerowicz, Yale University

Online (Zoom)

09.11.22

Events in English

Mi / 18:00

Culture: The Story of Us, from Cave-Art to K-Pop

Martin Puchner, Harvard University

Online (Zoom) & Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Gartensaal, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

26.10.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

Opening the Toolbox…

Current Sustainability in and of Cities

Britta Acksel, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Room 106, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

24.10.22

Events in English

Mo / 18:00

Environmental Crisis and the Problem of Realism

Ursula K. Heise (UCLA)

Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, Gartensaal, Goethestr. 31, 45128 Essen

15.10.22

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Sa / 12:00 – 16:00

What are the conditions for habitability?

As part of "Where is the Planetary?"

L. Sasha Gora, KWI International Fellow

Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Auditorium, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin

14.10.22

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Fr / 18:30

Harm Reduction and Beyond – Transatlantic perspectives

Narcotic City Event Series at 1014

Tamara Oyola-Santiago (NYC), Sebastian Bayer (Berlin), Machteld Busz (Amsterdam), Ashley Quinones (NYC), Celia Joyce (NYC), Nancy Campbell (NYC))

1014 5th Avenue
New York, NY, 10028 United States

13.10.22

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Do / 18:30

Intoxicating the Archive – Preserving Narcotic Heritage and including Marginalized Voices in Collections and Libraries

Narcotic City Event Series at 1014

Machteld Busz (Amsterdam), Kenneth Cobb (New York), Jen Hoyer and Brooke Shuman (New York), Stefan Höhne (Essen), Kimberly Springer (New York)

1014 5th Avenue
New York, NY, 10028 United States

12.10.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 12:00

Emission, Infection and Olfaction

Air and Health Crisis in Early Modern London

Birgit Näther, FU Berlin

Online (Zoom)

11.10.22

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Di / 18:30

Struggles over the Narcotic City – Histories of Policing Opioids and other Drugs from the 1970s until the present

Narcotic City Event Series

Gemma Blok (Netherlands), Sam K. Roberts (New York), Matthew Vaz (New York), Frederieke Westerheide (Germany)

1014 5th Avenue
New York, NY, 10028 United States

14.07.22 – 16.07.22

Events in English

Let’s Talk About Revenge! Retributive Emotions, Justice, and Moral Repair

International Conference at Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI)

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

14.07.22

Events in English

Do / 20:30

Public Keynote: Women and Children in Exile in and from France, 1830-1939

Second Annual International Seminar in Historical Refugee Studies: "Historicizing the Refugee Experience, 17th - 21st Centuries"

Delphine Diaz (University of Reims)

German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC

13.07.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Benjamin, Boltanski, Blockchain

On Art and the Value Form

Nathan J. Taylor, Goethe University Frankfurt

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Raum 106, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

13.07.22 – 16.07.22

Events in English

Historicizing the Refugee Experience, 17th – 21st Centuries

Second Annual International Seminar in Historical Refugee Studies

German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC

06.07.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

From Morphology to Trope

Flowers as Living Beings and Linguistic Signs

Isabel Kranz, Universität Wien

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Raum 106, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

29.06.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Fiction with Footnotes

Writing Art History as Literary and Epistemic Practice

Tilo Reifenstein, KWI

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Raum 106, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

23.06.22

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Do / 18:00

The Perversion of Art, Or Something ‘Otherwise’

‘Pulsive Theorizations’ as an Aesthetic Project, 1974-1990

Gregory Jones-Katz, KWI

IG Farben-Gebäude 1.414
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

22.06.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Manufactured Disorder

Race, Policing, and Tickets Issued in Error

Kasey Henricks, KWI International Fellow

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Raum 106, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

15.06.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Cartographies of Belonging

Embodiment and Gender In Contemporary Writing from South Asia and Beyond

Nisha Kommattam, KWI International Fellow

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Raum 106, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

08.06.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Expert Discourse on Cultural Diversity

Between Science and Politics

Irit Kornblit, KWI International Fellow

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Raum 106, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

01.06.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

The Voice of the Ruhr’s Cultural Landscape

Exploring the Artistic and Scholarly Potential of Soundwalkings

Weronika Kobylińska, KWI International Fellow

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Raum 106, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

25.05.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Theory as a Cognitive Good and the ‘New Spirit of Capitalism’

Gregory Jones-Katz, KWI International Fellow

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Raum 106, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

03.05.22

Events in English

Di / 18:00

New KWI Fellows: Welcome and Introduction

New KWI Fellows

Online (Zoom) & Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI), Gartensaal, Goethestr. 31. 45128 Essen

27.04.22

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Holy Circle, Revolutionary Square

Malevich, Lenin, and Philosophy of Nothingness

Tatiana Levina, KWI International Fellow

Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Raum 106, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

06.04.22

Events in English

Mi / 17:00 – 19:30

War, Peace and Pacifism

Roundtable

Online (Zoom)

24.03.22

Events in English

Do / 19:30

Governing the Narcotic City: Stories from the Margins

Opening of the Narcotic City Archive

Live from Aquarium, Berlin Kreuzberg via Zoom and Youtube

08.12.21

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Mi / 17:00 – 18:30

Workshop with Saša Stanišić and Martin Mittelmeier

Conversation in German and English organised by the German Department at Rutgers University

Saša Stanišić, Martin Mittelmeier, Damion Searls, Regina Karl

Online (Zoom)

19.11.21

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Fr / 19:00 – 20:30

KWI on Tour: CCA Working Group “The Cliché”: Zones of Transition, Part II

"Breathing: A cliché?"

John Durham Peters (Yale University), Tim Altenhof (University of Innsbruck), Regina Karl (Thyssen@KWI Fellow, Rutgers University)

Online (ZOOM)

05.11.21

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Fr / 19:30 – 21:00

KWI on Tour: A Necessary Utopia

Rethinking Borders

Volker Heins (KWI), Nandita Sharma (University of Hawai‘i), Gabriella Etmektsoglou (NYU Berlin)

Online (ZOOM)

02.11.21

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Di / 16:00 – 17:30

KWI on Tour: Institution and Utopia

Leif Randt, Wolfgang Hottner (FU Berlin), Regina Karl (Thyssen@KWI Fellow)

Online (ZOOM)

28.10.21 – 29.10.21

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

De/Legitimizing Global Migration Control

International Conference

Volker Heins (KWI), Darshan Vigneswaran (Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research)

Online (ZOOM) & University of Amsterdam, Roeterseiland Campus

26.10.21

Events in English

Di / 16:00 – 18:00

Lecture: Without God and without Hell

Hannah Arendt and the Principle of Beginning

Facundo Vega, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez / ICI Berlin

Online (Zoom)

18.10.21

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Mo / 19:00

KWI on Tour: Wie offen bleibt die Zukunft? Der Einsatz algorithmischer Systeme in historischer Perspektive

Mercator Salon mit Jill Lepore

Jill Lepore, Julika Griem, Louis Klamroth

Online

12.10.21

Events in English

Di / 18:30 – 20:00

Public Keynote: Learning by Doing: Reflections on Refugee History

As part of the First Annual International Seminar in Historical Refugee Studies

Peter Gatrell, University of Manchester

Online (Zoom)

04.10.21

Carte Blanche IIIEvents in English

Mo / 18:00 – 19:00

Lecture: The Right to Sex

In the Series "Carte Blanche III"

Amia Srinivasan, All Souls College, Oxford

Online (Zoom)

23.09.21

Events in EnglishKWI on TourLesung

Do / 18:00 – 19:00

KWI on Tour: Stefan Höhne Presents “Riding the New York Subway: The Invention of the Modern Passenger”

Book Presentation

Stefan Höhne, KWI

Online

16.09.21

ANGST+ | FEAR+Events in English

Do / 18:00 – 20:00

Fear & Image

A guided tour through Museum Folkwang

Online (WebEx) & Museum Folkwang, Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen

02.09.21 – 04.09.21

ANGST+ | FEAR+Events in English

Ecologies of Fear: Spatial Politics and Imaginaries of Crisis and Danger

A "Narcotic City" conference in the FEAR+ series

Online (Zoom) & Kulturwissenschaftlichen Institut Essen (KWI), Gartensaal, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

14.07.21

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Literary Populism

Internal Colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Bécquer Seguín, KWI International Fellow

Virtual Meeting

13.07.21

Carte Blanche IIIEvents in English

Di / 18:00 – 19:00

On Call: The labour of African American nurses during the 1918 Flu

Lecture in the Series "Carte Blanche III"

Edna Bonhomme, LMU München

Virtual Lecture

01.07.21 – 02.07.21

Events in English

Reemerging Iconoclasms. On the contemporariness of image controversies

Online-Workshop

Virtual Workshop

30.06.21

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 16:00 – 17:30

Statelessness: A Modern History

Internal Colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Mira Siegelberg, University of Cambridge

Virtual Meeting

16.06.21

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Environmental aesthetics and landscape photographic practices. From natural to urban, technological and post-industrial sublimes

Internal Colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Chiara Salari, Thyssen@KWI Fellow

Virtual Meeting

09.06.21

ANGST+ | FEAR+Events in English

Mi / 18:00 – 20:00

Exile: Fear, Creativity, New Dissidence?

FEAR+ Seminar

Mohamad Moustafa Alabsi, Christina von Braun, Volker Heins, Yevgeniy Fiks, Kader Konuk, Pawel Leszkowicz, Tomasz Kitlinski

Virtual Seminar

02.06.21

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Building the Theme Park of Your Imagination: Virtualising the Theme Park Experience in Digital Games

Internal Colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Péter Kristóf Makai, KWI International Fellow

Virtual Meeting

17.05.21

Events in English

Mo / 14:30 – 20:30

Drugs in Party Spaces & Gender

Third conference of the “Drugs, Genders, Cities" cycle

Roxane Scavo (CNRS Passages), Gemma Blok (Open University of the Netherlands), Jenny Künkel (CNRS Passages), Emily Nicholls (University of Portsmouth)

online

21.04.21

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

On Some Proceedings for Rationally Forming Characters. US Utopian Communities 1825-45 and the Advent of Social Engineering

Internal Colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Dr. Jacob Birken, Universität zu Köln / Hochschule Düsseldorf

Virtual Meeting

09.03.21

Events in English

Di / 18:00 – 19:30

Virtual Lecture: “Dismantling a World Culture Museum”?

Dealing with the collection area "Archaeology, World Art, Applied Arts" at the Museum Folkwang

Nadine Engel, Museum Folkwang

Virtual Lecture

09.03.21

Events in English

Di / 11:00

Virtual Lecture: Hanging out at the Riviera. Drug Consumption in Zurich, c. 1965-1975

Narcotic City Public Lecture Series

Peter-Paul Bänziger, University of Basel

Virtual Lecture

10.02.21

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Two cheers for snowflakes: Free speech in fractured societies

Internal colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Volker Heins, KWI

Virtual Meeting

03.02.21

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Impressive Miniature Scenes Full of Life and Humour: The Changing Interpretation of Netsuke at the Museum Folkwang 2010-2021

Internal colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Ryan Nutting, KWI International Fellow

Virtual Meeting

25.01.21

Events in English

Mo / 16:00

Fiction’s Functions: Three Data-Driven Hypotheses

Andrew Piper, McGill University

Virtual Talk

20.01.21

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

The Promise of Technocracy in Interwar Europe

Internal colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Danilo Scholz, Thyssen@KWI-Fellow

Virtual Meeting

16.12.20

Events in EnglishKWI Sachbuch-Diskussion

Mi / 16:00 – 17:30

Das neue Wir. Warum Migration dazu gehört. Eine andere Geschichte der Deutschen

KWI Book discussion with Jan Plamper

Jan Plamper, Autor

Virtual Meeting

09.12.20

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

A historical approach to the discovery of black holes

Internal colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Carla R. Almeida, KWI International Fellow

Virtual Meeting

25.11.20

ColloquiumEvents in English

Mi / 10:00 – 11:30

Making science the star in Africa: beyond a simple passion, an imperative need

Internal colloquium, open to members of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Stéphane Kenmoe, University of Duisburg-Essen

Virtual Meeting

12.11.20

Events in English

Do / 14:00

The Turkishness Contract and the Formation of Turkishness

Barış Ünlü

Virtual Lecture

09.11.20

Events in English

Mo / 09:00 – 18:00

Workshop: Gender Studies in Exile

Academy in Exile

Virtual Workshop, Closed Event

15.10.20

Events in English

Do / 18:00

Disciplining (Homo-) Sexuality in State-Socialist Hungary

Judit Takács

Virtual Lecture

07.07.20

Events in EnglishKWI on Tour

Di / 18:00 – 20:00

KWI on Tour: Repression and Solidarity in Global Academia

Panel Discussion on ZOOM

Olga Selin Hünler (Fellow at AiE, Berlin) Egemen Özbek (AiE, KWI), Judit Takács (Fellow at AiE, KWI)

Virtual Meeting, University of Bremen