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Afro-Pessimism. Theorizing Anti-Blackness | Frank B. Wilderson III

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Silvia das Fadas

The Dispossessed Inventing Themselves In the Everyday Struggle for the Fulgor Against the firmament of the aggressive dispossession of land, bodies and social relationships, this PhD project engages with cinema as radical thought and communal practice. It departs from the … Continue reading

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Hauntopia

The concept of haunting creates a language for the ways in which an unfinished past makes itself known in the here and now (Avery Gordon) and violent histories, or stories, initiate ongoing disruptions, wronging the wrong (Eve Tuck). Haunting often … Continue reading

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Ruth Jenrbekova

Auto Anthropology Of Contemporary Arts. The project can be described as an ethnographic research of contemporary art practices in postsoviet countries (particularly, in Kazakhstan). The main case study here would be an imaginary art-institution called Crёlex centr, that was created … Continue reading

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Masha Godovannaya

Balancing on the Edges: Screened Forms of [M]otherhood, Queer Kinship and Artivist Feminist Resistance In the wake of “classical” texts, including Esther Newton’s “Mother Camp” (1972) and Kath Weston’s “Families We Choose” (1991), studies of non-heterosexual kinship have entered gender … Continue reading

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Nicole Alecu de Flers

Marginalized in/visibilities Interventions in, through and beyond text (Written) text has a powerful influence on frames of public reception and debate, as it can make certain positions visible and others invisible. Especially printed and published texts are considered to be … Continue reading

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Marwa Arsanios

WHO IS AFRAID OF IDEOLOGY? The general frame of my work questions the relationship between culture, cultural production and violence. This has materialized itself mostly in the study of specific material objects such as architectural buildings, books, texts, bodies and … Continue reading

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Ola Hassanain

Back and Forth: Space, Policies, and Women Ola Hassanain’s work examines  the dynamics by which  state policies regulate perceptions of  gender experience in public space. The  project  Back and Forth: Space, Policies, and Women  will attempt to develop phases to in … Continue reading

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Rojda Tugrul

Reason to Believe – The Function of Political Myths in Today’s Political Culture Within Kurdistan In order to address the questions relating to the functionality of political myths, I will concentrate my research on Kurdistan, and examine in depth the … Continue reading

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Mihret Kebede

‘Conversing with Silence’ When, how and why do we become silent in the presence of the things happening around us in our day to day individual and collective experiences? What is the agency of silence and its importance or impacts … Continue reading

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