Jan 12 2020
Artistic association DOC! 26, rue du docteur Potain – 75019 Paris
Background: Iran has faced the most brutal crackdown in its recent history, initially with a drop in gasoline subsidies and an increase of up to 300%, in a paralyzing global economic context and high inflation, offset by widespread demonstrations and riots and subsequently by repression with between 300 and 1,500 people killed and more than 8,000 arrests.
May 27 2019
Paris 8 University 2, rue de la Liberté – 93526 Saint-Denis Room MR2-217 (House of Research, 2d floor) After Hours at Café Chez Samir / Le Ventre de l'Architecte 4, rue Burnouf – 75019 Paris
During the period of the presidential elections in Brazil in the automn 2018, Miriam Grosssi, Carmen Rial, and Paola Bacchetta were at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, and together with other researchers created a network of vigilance and solidarity against extreme right in Brazil, but also in the United States, France, etc.
Mar 14 2018
Paris 8 University 2, rue de la Liberté – 93526 Saint-Denis Room C103 (Building C, 1st floor)
"One of the most useful approaches to thinking about power globally is the notion of "scattered hegemonies", which shows the existence of many configurations of hot and cold powers, scattered around the world, at different scales and in different records – financial, military, ethnic, media, technical. I propose to add to it the notion of coformations to think power relations, subjects,…
Feb 2 2018
Paris 8 University 2, rue de la Liberté – 93526 Saint-Denis Room G -2 (Building G)
In a now classic text, the American historian Joan Scott has defined gender, which she carefully distinguishes from "biological sex" as "a primary way of signifying power relations", which, according to her, constitutes social relations based on perceived differences. According to her, it implies four sets of elements: first, symbols and symbolic representations that are culturally available,…
Jan 24 2018
Paris 8 University 2, rue de la Liberté – 93526 Saint-Denis Room C103 (Building C, 1st floor)
The intervention will deal with situations in the region by developing a critical reflection on the notions of Identity, Nation, Nation-State, Frontiers according to space-time, geographic locations and social, economic, political and social contexts in the Middle East in general and more specifically with regard to the Palestinian and Kurdish peoples.
Oct 24 2017
Paris 8 University 2, rue de la Liberté – 93526 Saint-Denis Room A444 (Building A, 4th floor)
About 40 years ago, when the Iranians revolted and brought down the Shah, the prevailing perception of time was different. At that time, the Iranian revolutionaries were considering themselves the first wagon of the train of world history. The revolution in Iran took place in 1979, even though the age of revolutions (the age of the extremes, according to Eric Hobsbawm) already seemed to belong to…
Jan 12 2017
Paris 8 University 2, rue de la Liberté – 93526 Saint-Denis Room C103 (Building C, 1st floor)
After the subaltern, post-colonial and decolonial studies, the notion of decentering in the approach to the construction, organization, translation, transmission and reception of knowledge is renewed for both questionning hegemonic knowledge, but also to leave room for other logics and other knowledges, for new politics of the common. It is particularly as a relational dimension that the notion…