CFP: “The Great Environmental Switch” Ecology, Technology, and Thinking (Stockholm, 20-21 May 2019)

Erich Hörl (Leuphana University Lüneburg, SP 1) will be a keynote speaker at this international conference organized by the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University.

You are invited to submit an abstract no later than 22 February 2019!

The aim of the conference is to discuss ecology as a concept which is of crucial importance for the humanities and natural sciences. As the call observes, current analyses of ecologies critically examine „technological environments and media ecologies, as well as ecologies of perception and cognition. This conceptual expansion of ecology reflects the profound overlapping of natural and technological elements constituting contemporary environments.“ … Read more

Topics of talks might include but are not limited to:

  • environmentalization
  • cybernetization
  • the environmentality of power, knowledge, and subjectivity
  • infrastructurality
  • digital milieus
  • techno ecology
  • media ecology
  • the ecologization of thinking and materiality
  • the ecologization of fictionality and worldmaking.

Both concrete case studies and theoretical papers will be accepted.

 

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