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Performing Robots Conference: Dialogues Between Theatre and Robotics

23-25 May 2019, Utrecht (the Netherlands) Organized by Transmission in Motion (Utrecht University) and SPRING Performing Arts Festival Registration open Robots are increasingly present both in our daily life and on stage. Theatre makers explore the possibilities of these new technological performers and investigate the possibilities and implications of a future of living with them….

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Transmission in Motion – Eef Masson, “Experience and Experimentation in the Sensory Moving Image Archive Project”

“Experience and Experimentation in the Sensory Moving Image Archive Project” – Dr. Eef Masson (University of Amsterdam) While increasing numbers of archival moving images are becoming digitally available, our methods and tools for accessing them are remarkably unchanged. Users of archival repositories tend to approach digital records in much the same way as analogue ones:…

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Interdisciplinarity: A Space of Togetherness

Interdisciplinarity: A Space of Togetherness On the 25th of April, Utrecht University’s Theatre and Performance studies department and NITE (Noord Nederlands Toneel / Club Guy & Roni / Asko|Schönberg / Slagwerk Den Haag) organize a meeting on interdisciplinarity in theatre-making.  We will address strategies, benefits and implications of interdisciplinarity in theatre-making, through an open dialogue…

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Emily Payne – Utrecht Colloquia in the Musicologies 2018-19

Utrecht Colloquia in the Musicologies 2018-19  ‘Time management’ in indeterminacy: The conductor as ‘chronometer’ in John Cage’s Concert for Piano and Orchestra Emily Payne (University of Leeds)   It seems self-evident that one of the primary functions of the conductor is to indicate and control the musical beat of an ensemble. Yet, as recent research…

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Arun Saldanha: “Phenotypical Globalization”

Descartes Centre History of Science Colloquium Tuesday 16 April 2019 Speaker: Arun Saldanha (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry at Utrecht University) Title: “Phenotypical Globalization: Race, the Anthropocene, and Radical Interdisciplinarity” Date: Tuesday 16 April 2019 Time: 15:30 – 17:00 h Venue: Drift 21, Sweelinckzaal (0.05), Utrecht  …

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Transmission in Motion – Dr. Arun Saldanha, “The Stratification of Cyberspace”

“The Stratification of Cyberspace: from Experience to Waste” – Dr. Arun Saldanha (University of Minnesota) Taking cue from Félix Guattari’s writings on the schizoid role of computerization in consumer and finance capitalism, Arun will make some inroads into thinking how ever-more immersive and intrusive information technology becomes reterritorialized onto the familiar axes of differences of…

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Expertmeeting: Mediawijsheid voor migranten en interculturele dialoog

Expertmeeting: Mediawijsheid voor migranten en interculturele dialoog Datum: 12 Maart 2019 Tijdstip: 10.00-13.00 Locatie: Universiteit Utrecht, Grote Zaal (MCW Lab). Organisatie: Sanne Sprenger, Koen Leurs, Ena Omerović, Hemmo Bruinenberg Doelen Deze expertmeeting heeft als doel partners uit de wetenschap, het onderwijs, en maatschappelijk veld en beleid bij elkaar te brengen, om een inventarisatie van kansen en…

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Judith Peraino – Utrecht Colloquia in the Musicologies 2018-19

Utrecht Colloquia in the Musicologies 2018-19 I’ll Be Your Mixtape: Lou Reed, Andy Warhol, and the Queer Intimacies of Cassettes Judith Peraino (Cornell University) This presentation tells the story of a cassette tape housed in the Andy Warhol Museum Archive, a set of never-released (and rarely heard) songs by Lou Reed, and the tape’s intended…

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Nick Couldry: The Emerging Social Order of Data Colonialism

The Emerging Social Order of Data Colonialism: Why Critical Social Theory Still Matters! Prof. dr. Nick Couldry (London School of Economics and Political Science) Date and Time: Wed, 12 June 2019, 15:30 – 17:00 CEST Location: Kanunnikenzaal in Academiegebouw, Domplein 29, Utrecht Registration: Click this link. Moderator: Prof dr. José van Dijck Respondents: Prof. dr….

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‘Footnotes on Equality’ – Exhibition

Exhibition: ‘Footnotes on Equality’ by Horizon2020/UU Graduate Gender Programme and Cookies Where? Casco Art Institute: Working for the Commons When? You can visit the exhibition from March 8th until May 12th The opening will take place on Friday, March 8, from 17:00 – 20:00 ‘Footnotes on Equality’ is an exhibition about gender equality based on…

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