Concepts of Wholeness in Cultural Constructions of ›Our Home Planet‹ Conference, May 29 – 31 2014, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany To call upon the ›whole Earth‹ has become a common way to evoke significance. Claiming the ›global‹ importance of a problem, a place or a practice aims for the mobilization of attention and resources that exceed… Continue reading Imagining »Earth«
The Neue Galerie Luzern–Swiss Academic Association (NGL–SAA) together with the Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth, UK, has created a new PhD program. Embedded in the quality of the educational work achieved by the Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth, and the objective to promote knowledge of and deep engagement with all aspects of the arts, society… Continue reading PhD research programme in the Arts and Humanities
CURIA, PORTUGAL, JUNE 30TH – JULY 8TH, 2014 This summer school, living up to the motto “learning from the south and with the south”, seeks to provide clues about the possibilities of social political and institutional transformation from innovations taking place in various contexts of the global south. The international summer school is part of… Continue reading SUMMER SCHOOL “LEARNING FROM THE SOUTH: TOWARDS INTERCULTURAL TRANSLATIONS”
IDEA (The International Drama/Theatre and Education Association) currently needs some help from all of us who are supportive of arts education, in a difficult situation they are experiencing at the moment with the Ministry of Culture in Brazil. The campaign focus in short (quote from Robin Pascoe): We need to convince Ms Marta Suplicy, Minister… Continue reading Solidarity Campaign for IDEA (International Drama/Theatre and Education Association)
A broader view on the connection between the climate – the very air we breathe – and psychology On the 28th September 2012, a seminar on The Psychology of Climate took place in Oslo, organized by BI Norwegian Business School. Some presentations were recorded and are now available on Youtube.
How do we decide what is trash? How does your trash impact the lives of others? How can we imagine new possibilities, and a new future for our trash? The current exhibition at the contemporary art center New Children’s Museum in San Diego, running from October 2012 for 2 years, aims to educate especially children… Continue reading TRASH exhibition at the New Children’s Museum