The seminar “Beyond the Exhibition: a Transnational and Polyphonic Approach to their Histories from the Cold War to our Time” (9 September 2022, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) seeks to discuss the potentialities and limitations of exhibitions, understanding them both as a tool to destabilize the Eurocentric narrative and the hegemonic exhibition format, and as a space traversed by geopolitical issues and tensions
This seminar proposes to analyze the current reconfigurations of resistance in the arts and writings, and thus to study in what way the emergence of new epistemologies have been able to profoundly modify them by bringing certain practices into the field of knowledge.
“Terrorism and the Arts. Practices and Critiques in Contemporary Cultural Production”, edited by Jonathan Harris, assesses the key definitions, forms, contexts and impacts of terrorist activity on the arts in the modern era, using historical and contemporary perspectives.
On October 8, 2020 Élodie Lebeau (Université de Toulouse 2 Jean-Jaurès / Instituto de Historia de La Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) will participate in the seminar “Cultures Visuelles Militantes” of the University Grenoble Alpes with the lecture “Le Musée de la Solidarité Salvador Allende, de l’Unité Populaire au retour d’exil (1971-1991)”.
The workshop “Partisan genealogies: counter-visualities since WWII” allowed to debate a broad imagery connected to the partisan struggle, the notion of the partisan itself, assessing the heterogeneity of its status, the multiple ways and manners of claiming rights and the places of partisanship.
This international workshop is the second part of Partisan Resistance(s): a tool box for analyzing transnational concepts and images which took place in March virtually due to the Covid-19. Following with our research on the complex role of the oral, written and visual productions as agents for a culture of resistance, this workshop seeks to … Continue reading Partisan genealogies: counter-visualities since WWII
This international workshop aims to analyze how the oral, written and visual productions can be considered as elements of a culture of resistance that links the Western world, socialist countries and the Third World.
International Seminar – Resonances/dissonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity Facultad de Greografía e Historia Universitat de Barcelona 8 January 2020 by Anita Orzes The seminar Resonances/dissonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity sought to deepen the complex dialogues and interlinkages between the artistic, cultural and geopolitical spheres produced during the Cold War, … Continue reading Report – Resonances/dissonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity
The sound recording of the international seminar “Resonances/disonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity” (Universitat de Barcelona, 8 January 2020) are now available in our multimedia section.