Artistic, political and social cooperative La Générale
39, rue Gassendi — 75014 Paris

Paris 8 University Online

The seminar "Dreams (the archive between poetics, politics, and violence of history)" looks back on the past based on present aspirations.
It addresses the issues of the archive through a cycle of cross-border meetings and interventions, with the creation of an online oral archive of proposals for historical, theoretical and poetic approaches, exchanges and discussions, and the elaboration of an associated documentary corpus.
In the meeting with confirmed researchers and young researchers from different backgrounds invited to present their research, this seminar wishes to welcome other research approaches which associate the issue of the archive as an integral part of research.
The archival turn had little impact in France outside of feminist and gender studies and art, which in turn fed and borrowed references and methodologies from microhistory, history from bellow, the oral archive and the living archive, as well as the militant inquiry which has accompanied several generations of struggles are often regarded as non objective.
The approach through a poetic and a politics of history linking corpora of individual and collective memory, and following inter- and transdisciplinarities, by associating analysis and creation reopens the problem of the archive as a object eminently dependent on States and institutions.
It allows us to reflect from the margins of a history of modernity inseparable from the form of the nation-states that we know and from their colonial genealogies, and from the resistance movements for which a return to the past, and the opening up to other futures to come, take as their point of departure an inadequacy to the present. It opens up to the singular, and to the critical examination where the epistemological approach can be linked to a political one: if the critical examination of History as a homogeneous and linear history is necessary, that of its postmodern expressions is just as much, when the erasure of history, violence, widening inequalities, and other phenomena related to globalization have been together.
We take hold of the reflections on history, the philosophies of the archive, and their affinities with the forms of literary creation and in art, to associate analysis, situations of engagement in research, and creation as a modality of realization in the forms of expression which accompany it.

October 29, 2020, 15:00-18:00
Isis Castañeda Capriroli (LLCP-Paris 8 / LAPSOS-University of Chile): The dream as an archive of violence
Hugo Sir (CRESPPA-Labtop Paris 8 / LAPSOS-University of Chile): The Apruebo or the Chilean awakening of the past
Oreste Scalzone: Narrative socioanalysis
La Générale, 39 rue Gassendi 75014 Paris and via the Internet | Visioconference

November 16, 2020, 15:00-18:00
Magdalena Brand (CRESPPA-CSU Paris 8 / LCSP-Paris 7): Subjective life and violence at work
Juliette Petit (CEMTI-Paris 8): Archives of the program Parloir Libre: radio as a tool in the struggle against exclusion and prison
Nicola Valentino (Sensibili alle foglie): Dreams of prison as a site for analysis
Via the Internet | Visioconference

December 10, 2020
15:00-18:00 (Rosario time) – 19:00-22:00 (Paris time)
Soledad Nívoli, Leandro Levi, Sofia Payaro, Lucia Brienza, Flavia Castro, Victoria Farruggia
(CEPE-University of Rosario):
Discussing-translating The third Reich of dream by Charlotte Beradt
Followed by A beradtian oniric archive in times of Covid-19
Via the Internet | Visioconference

January 21, 2021
15:00-18:00 (French time) – 16:00-19:00 (Palestinian time)
Naji El Khatib (MedFil Humanities Institute): The unfulfilled dream of Palestine
Samah Jabr (PMED): The right of peoples to breathe
Alexandra Dols (Hybrid Pulse): The process of writing the film Behind the fronts. Resistances and resilience in Palestine
Via the Internet | Visioconference

February 11, 2021
15:00-18:00 (Paris time) – 16:00-19:00 (Rojava time)
Gulistan Sido (University of Rojava): Oral literatures of Kurdistan
Anders Fjeld (LCSP-Paris 7), Mansur Tayfuri (LLCP-Paris 8):
Rancière as an archivist
Via the Internet | Visioconference

March 18, 2021
13:00-16:00 (Paris time) – 9:00-12:00 (Buenos Aires time) – 8:00-11:00 (Port-au-Prince time)
Marie Bardet  (IDAES and IAMK-UNSAM / MUSIDANSE Paris 8): Facing up with our backs
Valentin Schaepelynck (EXPERICE-Paris 8): Archives of Georges Lapassade
Jean-Jacques Cadet (ENS of Haiti State University): The colonial question in Haitian marxist thinking
Via the Internet | Visioconference

April 15, 2021
9:00-12:00 (Santiago de Chile time) – 15:00-18:00 (Paris time)
LaPSoS team (University of Chile)
Mauricio Carreño Hernandez, Isis Castañeda Capriroli:
Dreams in quarantine
Vanessa Codaccioni (CRESPPA-CSU Paris 8):
The W5 archives. The pathologization of radical activism
Via the Internet | Visioconference

May 20, 2021, 15:00-18:00
Pavel Abushkin (LLCP-Paris 8) :
Vera Pavlovna's dreams in Nikolai Chernyshevsky's What Is To Be Done?
La Générale, 39 rue Gassendi 75014 Paris and via the Internet | Visioconference

Translation in sessions in several languages:
Cosimo Lisi, Assia Zaino, Sofia Payaro, Carlos Pérez López, Julie Alfonsi, Magdalena Brand.



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